Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

May 18 - June 16, 2024

Saturday, May 18

Steps up to an arch - the front entrance of Wilder Hall

Oberlin College is excited to announce that Big Swap is back! Please bring unwanted usable things (mini fridges, furniture, clothes, unopened foods, etc.)...

Sunday, May 19

Steps up to an arch - the front entrance of Wilder Hall

Oberlin College is excited to announce that Big Swap is back! Please bring unwanted usable things (mini fridges, furniture, clothes, unopened foods, etc.)...

Monday, May 20

Steps up to an arch - the front entrance of Wilder Hall

Oberlin College is excited to announce that Big Swap is back! Please bring unwanted usable things (mini fridges, furniture, clothes, unopened foods, etc.)...

Five friends with arms around each other

Join The Center for Student Success, Student Leadership and Involvement, and Student Employment for a peek into life at Oberlin! Staff will discuss...

7pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 21

Steps up to an arch - the front entrance of Wilder Hall

Oberlin College is excited to announce that Big Swap is back! Please bring unwanted usable things (mini fridges, furniture, clothes, unopened foods, etc.)...

Wednesday, May 22

Steps up to an arch - the front entrance of Wilder Hall

Oberlin College is excited to announce that Big Swap is back! Please bring unwanted usable things (mini fridges, furniture, clothes, unopened foods, etc.)...

Five friends with arms around each other

Join The Center for Student Success, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts for a peek into your finances at Oberlin! Staff will cover topics such as...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 23

Attendees sit at a table. One holds a Unity Celebration program.

Unity Celebration is a ceremony to celebrate those of racially and ethnically underrepresented identities. This celebration strives to provide a sense of...

Class of 2024 Senior Garden Party

Join President Carmen Twillie Ambar and the Office of Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving for a Garden Party at the president's house. There will be...

Oberlin Athletics logo

Oberlin College Track & Field vs NCAA Championships - Walter Moak (3,000m SC Finals) https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?game_id=7378&sport_id=25

Oberlin Athletics logo

Oberlin College Track & Field vs NCAA Championships - Walter Moak (3,000m SC Prelims) https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?game_id=7375&sport_id=25

Lavender-color tassels lined up on a table.

Lavender Graduation is a tradition at Oberlin College and Conservatory, which celebrates the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ graduates as they finish their time...

Friday, May 24

Mudd Center

Letterpress Open House. Come pull your own commencement broadside and learn more about the vibrant community of letterpress folks at Oberlin.

Mudd Center

Happy Birthday to the Library in Mudd Center! Champagne toast at 4:30 to celebrate our beautiful brutalist gem and 50 years of superlative library service!...

The Obertones perform

Join Oberlin’s acapella groups: The Obertones, Pitch Please, ‘Round Midnight, The Acapelicans, and Nothing but Treble for an afternoon of fun music, filled...

Fast-moving hands blurred over the keys of a Steinway piano.

How many pianos can we get on stage? This not-to-be-missed Oberlin tradition features performances by faculty, staff, and graduating seniors to raise funds...

Saturday, May 25

King Building, 10 North Professor Street

We will be having a combined Open House for ANTH major and minor graduates (and alumni) as well as Linguistics (LING) minor graduates (and alumni)

Star-shaped balloons float over a gathering.

Enjoy an informal social celebration with graduates, family members, and guests. Light lunch fare and beverages will be served. Please register to attend.

Oberlin Athletics logo

Oberlin College Track & Field vs NCAA Championships - Namu Makatiani (Triple Jump) https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?game_id=7376&sport_id=25

OSCA Alumni Picnic

OSCA and OSCAlums are excited to cooperatively host the 2024 OSCA Picnic! Join us to collectively honor graduating students and their families, current...

A panel of faculty speakers seated on stage.

Multifaith Chaplaincy & Sustained Dialogue presents one of the signature Commencement weekend events at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25th, in Finney Chapel.

Heisman Club table card

The Heisman Club Hall of Honor was created as a means to recognize individuals who have helped advance the goals of the athletics and physical education...

Mudd Center

Special for 25/50 Alums, but open for all. An exhibit of Archival materials from your time at Oberlin and a reception on the Terrell Library Sundeck....

Studio Art & Art History

An open house hosted by the Studio Art & Art History Departments faculty and staff.

exterior Finney Chapel

A performance featuring Conservatory of Music students from the graduating Class of 2024. ----- Pardon Our Dust - Visitor parking nearby Finney Chapel is...

The Finney Chapel pipe organ.

Enjoy a fun-filled musical spectacle! Hilarity guaranteed. Sponsored by the Organ Pump Committee of Oberlin. ----- Pardon Our Dust - Visitor parking nearby...

Sunday, May 26

Shansi Breakfast

The Oberlin Shansi team is thrilled to announce that we will be holding an in-person Shansi Breakfast at this year’s Oberlin Commencement and Reunion Weekend...

AJLC Wetland Restoration Brigade

An open house hosted by the Economics Department faculty and staff. Come and celebrate the day with peers and professors!

Politics Open House

An open house hosted by the Politics Department faculty and staff.

Modiano's Ghosts:  Family History and the Shoah in Dora Bruder

An open house hosted by the Cinema and Media Department faculty and staff. Come and celebrate the day with peers and professors!

Modiano's Ghosts:  Family History and the Shoah in Dora Bruder

An open house hosted by the English Department faculty and staff. Come celebrate with peers and professors!

exterior Finney Chapel

A performance featuring Conservatory of Music students from the graduating Class of 2024. ----- Pardon Our Dust - Visitor parking nearby Finney Chapel is...

Frank Lloyd Wright Open House / Commencement Weekend

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, will be available for a walk-up open house. Presentations on the history of the home will be...

German Language and Literatures Open House

We will celebrate our graduating majors and minors as well as inductees to the German honorary society, Delta Phi Alpha.

Libraries Open House

Visit the Oberlin Libraries' Papermaking Studio that Aimee Lee '99 built with Special Collections staff, a Library classroom that supports the Book Studies...

Papermaking Studio Open House hosted by Aimee Lee '99

Visit the papermaking studio that Aimee built, a library classroom that supports the Book Studies Program and hosts her Papermaking & Book Art Winter Term...

Dance Department Open House

An open house hosted by the Dance Department faculty and staff. Come and celebrate the day with peers and professors!

Daub House

An open house hosted by the Geosciences Department faculty and staff. Welcome everyone!

Family members in the audience watch the ceremony. A woman wipes away a tear.

A pre-commencement event created to celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of students of the African diaspora. Kente Cloth stoles will be given to...

Small groups of people socializing.

A celebratory reception congratulating the Class of 2024 and recognizing families and alumni of the conservatory and college music degree programs.

Warner Concert Hall

This annual event celebrates the legacy of Oberlin College's seminal involvement with the history of contact improvisation and brings the many generations of...

OCircus! Commencement Show

OCircus! is back with their commencement show - the largest circus show of the year! Join our talented aerialists, acrobats, stilters, and jugglers as they...

At dusk, people walk along a path lit by paper lanterns.

Experience Tappan Square at its most beautiful, with hundreds of colorful Japanese lanterns strung across the green. Join us for this Oberlin tradition that...

Monday, May 27

Wednesday, May 29

Five friends with arms around each other

Join The Center for Student Success and the Academic Advising Resource Center for a peek into life at Oberlin! Staff will discuss your next steps as an Obie,...

7pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, June 2

Frank Lloyd Wright Open House

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Weltzheimer/Johnson House is the first Usonian house in Ohio, and one of the few in the nation open to the public....

May 18 - June 16, 2024