The Office of International Students is dedicated to serving the needs of international students by offering a broad range of services and special programming. The office issues and reviews F-1 visa documents and assists students with matters related to their visa status, employment, social security numbers and taxation in the United States, as well as postgraduate educational and employment plans.
The office also oversees the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program and provides counseling and support on issues of cultural adjustment as well as academic, and other matters. In addition the office offers special programming and educational events for international students, including a pre-orientation program for new international students.
Oberlin's international student community makes up approximately 7.5% of our student body and includes foreign nationals, dual U.S. and foreign citizens, foreign nationals with permanent residency in the US, and U.S. citizens living aboad.
- December 22 - January 2, The Oberlin Inn: Shutdown Housing for international students who do not have a place to stay during the campus shut down period (advance registration required).