people strolling along campus with bikes in view
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.

Commencement/Reunion Weekend

This year nearly 3,300 alumni, parents, and graduates celebrated Commencement/Reunion Weekend, which included recitals, student art exhibits, film screenings, campus tours, alumni speakers, and more.

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.

Commencement 2018

Unable to attend the 2018 Oberlin College Commencement ceremony? Watch the event in its entirety at your convenience.