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

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 Virtual Visit

Oberlin’s traditional Parents and Family Weekend is going virtual: Join us October 25-31 for a Parents and Family Virtual Visit—an exciting week of virtual programming.

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.

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 regular testing.