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.

New Student Orientation

Have a new student coming to Oberlin this fall? Orientation week begins August 22. Make plans to attend to learn about the campus and community.

Campus Events

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Vinyasa Yoga

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Studio Be Second level

Campus News

Community Partnership Focuses on Accessibility in Science

August 7, 2017
Oberlin Associate Professor of Biology Taylor Allen and Peter Ogbuji, executive director of the Harrison Cultural Community Center, cosponsored a camp to make science more creative and accessible to children in Lorain County.

Oberlin-Como Piano Academy Enters Second Year

August 2, 2017
Oberlin Conservatory will begin its second full year as the U.S. home of the International Piano Academy Lake Como with a schedule of master artist residencies beginning this fall.

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.

Parents and Family Weekend

Parents and family members are welcome to spend the weekend in Oberlin to see how their student lives and learns via class lectures, campus tours, concerts, practices, a football game, and more.