Technology at Oberlin

Technology at Oberlin

Technology at Oberlin

Science Center Computer Lab, Photo by William Rieter

The Houck Center for Information Technology (CIT) provides access to a wide variety of information technology resources including e-mail; Windows and Macintosh computer labs; online registration for classes; space to store and back up files on a college server; and server space for setting up a personal website.


CIT consists of different groups with specific responsibilities and functions to meet and support the varied information technology needs of the campus community. The staff is friendly, highly skilled, and service-oriented. The department is in the lower level of the Oberlin College Library, housed in the Seeley G. Mudd Center in Wilder Bowl, considered the heart of campus.

Among CIT's many duties are managing and administering the campus network and campuswide servers; providing technology support to faculty and administrative staff for academic purposes; troubleshooting and repairing software problems; and providing some user training and workshops. CIT also operates a Help Desk and manages the Oberlin Technology Store, where you can purchase many electronic and computer equipment and accessories at educational rates.

The department provides many other services designed to enhance your learning and living experiences while at Oberlin.

Learn more about CIT and the services offered: