Fall Opening

For official and up to date information about Fall Semester opening dates please visit the Fall Semester Dates page.


2017 Fall Semester Opening/Closing Information

  • Early Arrival desk for departmental approved early arrival students opens Friday, August 11, 2017 at 9:00am. 
  • Personal Early Arrival begins August 24, 2017.
    • To be approved to return early for personal (i.e. non-college sponsored) reasons, you must make a request in writing by filling out the online form at http://new.oberlin.edu/office/housing/fall-opening/early-arrivals/personal.dot
    • Personal Early Arrivals must pay an additional fee for their meals. Meals eaten are charged individually on to the student's ID card and billed to their term bill. 
  • All College Housing opens for NEW students ONLY at 9:00am on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  • The first board meal for new students starts at lunch on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  • All College Housing opens for RETURNING students at 9:00am on Saturday, August 26, 2017
  • The first board meal for returning students starts at lunch on Saturday, August 26, 2017
  • All dining services will be closed during Fall Break (Saturday October 14-Sunday October 22) 
  • All College Housing (including Village Housing) closes for Winter Shutdown on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 9:00am. ALL students must vacate.