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.

Academic Planning

Academic planning for fall 2018 gets under way April 8. Encourage your student to meet with their academic advisor and get tips from our Academic Advising Resource Center.

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.

April is Consent Month

Students can support consent by taking part in one or more of these events put on by the student staff members of PRSM and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.