New Students
On behalf of the Oberlin family of students, faculty, and staff, congratulations on your admission to Oberlin. We're thrilled that you'll be joining us this fall, and we look forward to meeting you and helping you begin your Oberlin career. In the meantime, we've gathered some useful resources to get you started. Welcome to Oberlin.

Fall Orientation Schedule

fall 2014 orientation cover Oberlin College New Student Orientation begins Tuesday, August 26, and continues through Monday, September 1. The first two days will include programs for students and parents, with the parents’ sessions concluding at 4 p.m. on August 27.

For complete details, download the Fall Orientation 2014 schedule (pdf)

Pre-Orientation for International Students

The International Students Pre-Orientation Program will begin on Sunday, August 24 and continue through Tuesday, August 26. Residence halls open for new international students on Saturday, August 23. Orientation for all new students will take place August 26. Read more about the International Students Pre-Orientation Program and view the schedule.

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The Oberlin College Lanes: A Good Place to Bowl

So, you ask, what is this 'sacred environment' so deeply felt when one enters the wooden door entrance to the Lanes in Hales Annex? Well, let me introduce you to The Ethos of the Lanes.
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | September 29, 2014 | 0 Responses

I Try a Different Kind of Joyriding

You have to take your alone time when you can find it.
posted by Alison Kronstadt '16 | September 28, 2014 | 1 Responses

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