Oberlin College offices represent the administrative and academic functions of the college, ranging from human resources and academic advising to student records and residential education. These offices support the functions of the college and conservatory to ensure all campus members receive appropriate information and support.

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Dining Services

Oberlin has a contract with AVI Foodsystems to operate the dining halls on campus. AVI Foodsystems is an on-site restaurant company that provides café and catering services to the college.
Stevenson Hall
Interior of a dining hall with round tables and a skylight

Engage Project

In fall 2020, the college launched Engage, a new software that is being used to communicate and manage connectivity with students. Engage is a communication and relationship management tool that will improve the student experience with academic advising, support student academic success, and make communications between students and the college more efficient and effective.
Aerial view of the Oberlin College campus in fall.

Facilities Planning and Construction

Facilities Planning and Construction (FP&C) is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of facilities on the Oberlin College campus.
Service Building, Room 209
Facilities entrance to the service building.

Fellowships and Awards

The Fellowships and Awards office works with Oberlin College students and alumni interested in applying for nationally competitive programs in a broad range of fields.
Carnegie Building, Room 124
Exterior view of Carnegie Building.

Friendship Initiative

The Friendship Initiative is a campuswide and campus and community initiative started at Oberlin College to promote friendship as a radical framework for developing international, interfaith, and intercultural justice and peace from the personal to the global levels.
Rice Hall, Room 328
exterior view of rice hall

Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center

The Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center is Oberlin’s teaching and learning center. The Lemle Center helps faculty and teaching staff address the challenges and share the joys of teaching and learning in a residential liberal arts setting.
Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, Room 212

International Student Resource Center

Oberlin College is home to a vibrant and tightly knit international student community representing more than 50 countries and over 12 percent of the student population.
Wilder Hall (Student Union), Room 208

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

International students seated in a lecture hall

Investment Office

The Oberlin College Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee and Investment Office staff are responsible for oversight of the endowment, designed to provide long-term funding for student financial aid, faculty compensation, and academic programs.
Service Building, Room 210
view of the Ronald R. Watts Service Building

Multicultural Resource Center

The Multicultural Resource Center provides programs and services that affirm and promote equity for students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and first-generation college students. We are committed to working with campus and community partners to create a climate where all students belong and have equitable opportunities and outcomes.
Wilder Hall (Student Union), Room 208 (Office Space) & Room 212 (Lounge)


Exterior view of Wilder Hall.