parents and student walking in front of building.
An Oberlin student and their parents stroll through Oberlin’s campus toward Oberlin Conservatory.
Photo credit: Bryan Rubin

Parents

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

Parents and Family Weekend

Oberlin’s in-person Parent and Family Weekend is scheduled for November 4–6, 2022.

Recent News

Summer in San Francisco

October 5, 2022

Soprano Cassondra Davies is currently studying with Kendra Colton and plans to continue on to graduate school for voice. But that's not all—a double degree in biochemistry, she also wants...

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Beyond Her Years

October 4, 2022

The Music Academy of the West has been around since 1947, and it's rare to see someone gracing its prestigious stage at the mere age of 21. This summer, Oberlin senior Kylie Kreucher did just...

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Oberlin College & Conservatory, the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts, Announce Wide-Ranging Partnership

September 29, 2022

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Oberlin College & Conservatory, and the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA), announce a new partnership that also includes a select group of higher education institutions dedicated to expanding international student access to world-class academic and musical instruction.

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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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Just for Parents

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

ObieSafe and Coronavirus Updates

Find resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.