mother and son walking across Tappan Square.
An Oberlin student and parent stroll through the 13-acre Tappan Square, which unites the campus with the community. Photo credit: William Bradford

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 decided to release students early beginning March 13, and have put in place procedures for departures, spring recess, and remote learning,

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.

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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.

Remote Learning

Oberlin College has issued an early spring break in response to the global health crisis and the rapidly changing circumstances. Our CIT provides support and resources to assist your student for learning remotely.