Parking/Campus Map

Download a campus map that shows parking areas for Friday through Sunday.

Refer to our visiting Oberlin website for information about how to get to, from, and around Oberlin.

Shuttles from the Airport 

Major airlines serve Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Shuttle service to and from the airport is available courtesy of U.S. Event Services for the weekend by advance reservation (very limited walk-on space available). Please make online shuttle reservations by visiting To make reservations over the phone, call the shuttle company directly at 1-800-972- 9940 and mention “Oberlin Commencement Shuttle.” You may make your payment over the phone with a credit card, and you will receive an email confirmation upon providing your email address. If you require a wheelchair lift, please call the shuttle company directly at the number above.

In Oberlin, the shuttle arrives and departs from the shuttle stop in front of the Slow Train CafeĢ, located at 55 East College St., which is conveniently located close to both The Hotel at Oberlin and the Commencement/Reunion Welcome Center in the Ward Alumni Center (65 E. College Street, Suite 4). Please be at the pick-up location 10 minutes before departure. The trip to and from Oberlin is approximately 45 minutes. The fare for advance reservations is $30 one-way, per person or $55 round-trip, per person (via Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express only). Walk-up passengers will pay a one-way fare of $32 per person, cash or credit card.

Need a Ride? Try Oberlin Switchboard

Whether you fly or drive to Commencement/Reunion Weekend, connect with other travelers by carpooling to Oberlin or sharing a cab or rental from the airport.

Oberlin Switchboard allows users to ask for help or offer assistance. Use your trip as a mini-reunion and find other Oberlin alumni and friends in your region, while reducing the number of cars traveling to Oberlin in May.

Special Needs

While we do our best to accommodate the needs of returning alumni, there are very limited facilities for those with special needs such as private baths, wheelchair ramps, and accessible bathrooms. We recommend you consider reserving lodging in a local hotel or bed and breakfast.

Wheelchairs and a limited number of electric scooters will be available from the Commencement/Reunion Welcome Center for a flat weekend fee of $30 (wheelchair) or $50 (scooter). Quantities are limited; please call the Office of Alumni Relations at (440) 775-8692 to make a reservation. A VISA or MasterCard is required when you call, but you will not be charged until the device is picked up. Wheelchairs must be returned by 4:45 p.m. on Monday, May 22, or you will be charged an additional $35 late fee.

An American Sign Language interpreter will be available during the Champagne Dinner for Alumni and Graduates, and Commencement exercises. Handicap-accessible seating will be available during Commencement exercises.