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Visit Programs

Visit Programs

Visit programs are a great way to get to know Oberlin! However, if you are not able to attend one of the programs below, visit opportunities are offered most days of the week. Please contact us at campus.visit@oberlin.edu with any questions. We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus!

Regional Fly-ins

Take advantage of a special trip to Oberlin for high school seniors from your area! The Regional Fly-in includes round-trip air transportation, ground transportation between the airport and campus, overnight accommodations in a residence hall, and all meals on campus. Travel grants are available to students from families with limited financial resources. Learn more: 2015 Fly-In FAQ (.doc) and 2015 Flights and Fees.

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Nationwide Fly-in

Not able to travel from one of the above regions? Join us from anywhere in the country! Learn more: 2015 Nationwide Fly-In FAQ (.doc). Register now >>

  • September 27-29, 2015

    Multicultural Visit Program

    The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is a selective, all-expenses-paid visit program for high-achieving high school seniors who have not yet had the opportunity to visit campus. We encourage applications from students from diverse backgrounds such as Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Hispanic/Latino/a, or Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. To support socioeconomic diversity, the selection committee will also consider students from families with limited financial resources, regardless of cultural or racial background, as well as those who are among the first in their families to attend college (first generation). Visit the MVP website to learn more and apply.

    Program Dates:

    • October 8-10, 2015
    • November 12-14, 2015
    • December 3-5, 2015

    Senior Visit Days

    High school seniors are invited to experience Oberlin through a Senior Visit Day, a full-day program that includes an optional overnight stay in a residence hall with a current student. Register now >>

    Program Dates:

    • October 5, 2015
    • October 12, 2015
    • November 2, 2015
    • November 9, 2015

    NEOEA Visit Day

    Attention Ohio seniors! Oberlin offers a visit opportunity in conjunction with the NorthEast Ohio Education Association's annual fall date to further professional development for educators. Register now >>

    • Friday, October 16, 2015

    Spring Junior Visit Program

    Attention juniors! The Spring Junior Visit Program is an insider’s view of Oberlin that will allow you to take a tour, sit in on classes, speak to admissions counselors and current students, complete an interview, and even stay overnight in a dorm. The 2015 Spring Junior Visit Program has concluded. Details about the 2016 program will be available next winter.

    Summer Sampler Days

    Taking a college road trip this summer? Plan a half-day visit stop at Oberlin during a Summer Sampler Day! Please note interviews are reserved for rising seniors only. Dates for Summer 2016 will be available in Spring 2016.

    Summer Open Houses

    For students looking for an in-depth summer visit, the Summer Open House is a full-day program that may be just right for you. Summer 2016 dates will be available in Spring 2016. 

     
    Did You Know

    Students who wish to pursue topics outside of traditional courses, an important alternative is available in the Experimental College (ExCo). Established in 1968, ExCo is a student-run organization that sponsors courses (for limited academic credit) taught by Oberlin faculty, students, administrators, and residents. Rock climbing, performance swing, astrology, 16-mm film production, jump rope, bike mechanics, henna body art... you name it, ExCo may have a class about it.

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