family walking together towards a building.
An Oberlin student and their parents stroll through Oberlin’s campus toward Dascomb Hall. Photo credit: Nikolaos Villani

This may be your first experience with a student going away to college, or you may be quite familiar with the college process. Either way, we welcome you to the Oberlin community and invite you to make a personal—or virtual—visit to discover the ways in which we seek to nurture your student’s academic, intellectual, and social development. Use this site as a quick reference for key campus offices, announcements, and campus happenings.

Campus Bulletins

Coronavirus Update

The college is closely monitoring developments in the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV. College administrators have put in place procedures for handling the pandemic, including remote learning, completing the 2019-20 academic year, and preparation for fall reopening.

Recent News

Winter Term: Creating Music Miles Apart

September 23, 2020
Seniors Arthur Welsh and Mark Ligonde had an ambitious goal for Winter Term. The pair planned to release a seven-song album with six different genres and subgenres of music, while residing miles apart. The project would challenge their compositional and production skills, but the end result was even more complex and creative than they imagined.

Campus Resources

These are a few of the administrative offices that provide a range of student services—from health and safety and counseling, to student activities and academic support.

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Other Campus Resources

Just for Parents

These resources that may be beneficial to parents and family members of Oberlin College students.

Preparing for Fall

President Carmen Twillie Ambar sponsored a Zoom webinar focusing on questions surrounding safety, health, and the reopening of campus this fall. Panelists include three guests from Cleveland Clinic and 10 Oberlin senior administrators.