parent and student walking away from campus toward dining hall
Parents and their student head toward one of the campus dining halls. 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

Oberlin Shuttles

Did you know Oberlin has arranged for private shuttle services for students to and from campus to the airport and to local venues? We offer the service for a nominal fee throughout the academic year.

Campus Events

Recent News

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.

Parent Community

Other Campus Resources

Just for Parents

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

Need a PAL?

Adjusting to college life takes time. Oberlin’s PAL program aims to create a sense of community among first-year students and help them make the most of their first-year educational experience.