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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Office of Advancement

The Office of Advancement serves the interests of Oberlin’s alumni, parents, and friends by maintaining close relationships with the donors and volunteers who help sustain Oberlin.
5 S. Main Street #216
Oberlin Students

Office of Alumni Engagement

The Office of Alumni Engagement is dedicated to sustaining lifelong relationships with alumni by providing opportunities to engage with Oberlin College and the community.
Dewy Ward ’34 Alumni Center
Class of 2019 walking the Alumni Association banner

Office of Communications

The Office of Communications provides leadership for Oberlin’s major communications efforts, overseeing web, print, and identity projects; news and editorial services; media relations; social media; film and photography; and overall strategy for Oberlin’s external and internal communications.
Professional Services Building, Suite C

8:30 a.m. to 4:30  p.m., weekdays; other hours as necessary

lobby area of communications office

Office of Environmental Sustainability

Through bold leadership, innovation, and creative collaboration, OES team works with the administration to advance an environment that is sustainable, equitable, and resilient for our campus, our students, our community, and beyond.
Service Building, Room 209
field of the solar panels.

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion recommends non-discrimination policies that reflect campus culture and federal guidelines, responds to discrimination and harassment reports with a clear review process, and offers support and information to any members of our community who are involved in discrimination or harassment reports.
Carnegie Building, Room 204
The bandstand in Tappan Square on a beautiful fall day.

Office of Residential Education

The Office of Residential Education (ResEd) enables the extension and enhancement of academic learning beyond the classroom. This is accomplished through providing quality programming, efficient services, and safe and comfortable facilities.
Stevenson Hall, Griswold Commons

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

young woman sitting across a bed in dorm room

Office of Spirituality and Dialogue

The Office of Spirituality and Dialogue is a multifaith resource center that supports religious practice, education, service, and activism, and provides spiritual support and counseling.
Bosworth Hall, Suite 005
Bosworth Hall, an older tan colored building with a red roof, sits on a luscious green lawn in the middle of campus