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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The Counseling Center

Professional Services Building, Suite D
247 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8470

The Counseling Center provides psychological support to all students as they pursue their academic and personal goals, and strives to enhance the quality of each student’s experience at Oberlin. Any student may take advantage of the Counseling Center’s office hours or after-hours telephone support services free of charge.

Health Promotion

Peters Hall, Room 118
50 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8464

The Director of Health Promotion is available to meet with students in order to address specific questions and concerns related to issues of health, wellness and prevention and to connect students with existing campus resources, such as the campus dietitian, fitness and personal training programs, The Counseling Center, and Student Health Services.

Oberlin Sexual Information Center

Wilder Hall, Room 203
135 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8135

The Oberlin Sexual Information Center is a student run organization providing a variety of resources for students, including information and supplies/products centered around sex positivity.

Personal Training Program

Philips Physical Education Center
200 Woodland Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Oberlin College offers a Personal Training Program. A certified personal trainer will customize individual training programs that will help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Students are advised to contact trainers directly for information about cost and availability.

Special Diets and Nutrition Consultation

Eric Pecherkiewicz
Stevenson Hall, Griswold Commons
155 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 775-5522

The campus dietitian is available to discuss any student’s dietary concerns and needs and can provide information about relevant resources available in each dining facility.

Student Health Services

Professional Services Building, Suite A
247 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8180

Student Health Services provides primary care services to all full-time students at Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music regardless of insurance coverage.

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT LIFE

Bonner Center for Service and Learning

145 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8055

The Bonner Center for Service and Learning helps students to align their academic, career, and extracurricular interests through service and engagement by connecting students with community partners.

Career Development Center

Stevenson Hall, Longman Commons
155 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8140

Oberlin College’s Career Development Center helps students and recent alumni in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music identify and achieve meaningful career objectives that build upon their Oberlin education and experiences through group and individual advising as well as experiential opportunities.

Edmonia Lewis Center for Women and Transgender People

Lewis House
76 South Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
elc@oberlin.edu

The Edmonia Lewis Center for Women and Transgender People maintains a space of support and advocacy for those disenfranchised on the basis of gender.

Fellowships and Awards

Carnegie Building, Room 113
52 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-6973

Fellowships and Awards works with Oberlin College students and alumni interested in applying for nationally competitive programs in a broad range of fields, from physical science to music performance.

International Student Resource Center

Wilder Hall 208
135 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8462
The International Student Resource Center offers advising, documentation assistance, and community building opportunities for Oberlin’s international student body.

Multicultural Resource Center

Wilder Hall, Room 208
135 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8802

The Multicultural Resource Center serves as a gathering place and is committed to working on issues of diversity and inclusion.

Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR)

http://new.oberlin.edu/office/undergraduate-research/index.dot
Peters Hall 127
440-775-6973
our@oberlin.edu

The Office of Undergraduate Research was established in 1995 to help students at the College secure paid research opportunities. The office has worked with faculty in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences and mathematics, and the Conservatory to provide financial, administrative, and intellectual resources to a diverse
group of domestic and international students.

Office of Student Employment

Carnegie Building, Room 125
52 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8144

The Office of Student Employment assists students in finding campus jobs and coordinates compensation.

Office of Study Away

Peters Hall, Room 205
50 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-6499

The Office of Study Away assists students in selecting appropriate study away programs, understanding the financial implications of studying away, and ensuring that credits earned away will transfer properly.

Office of Winter Term

Peters Hall, Room 205
50 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-6499

Oberlin provides a winter term in January in order that students might pursue programs of independent study or research either on- or off-campus. The Office of Winter Term is available to assist students in coordinating winter term projects.

Residential Education

Stevenson Hall
155 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8472

Residential Education maintains a personal presence in students’ lives through its staff of resident assistants (RAs), lead resident assistants (LRAs), and village assistants (VAs), who are full-time students helping to build community, to get students involved in college programs, to resolve conflicts, and to uphold college rules. Professional staff also live in college housing and are there to support and oversee the efforts of student residential staff toward fostering community.

CRISIS/EMERGENCY/SUPPORT SERVICES

The Counseling Center After Hours Telephone Support

Professional Services Building, Suite D
247 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8470, option 2

The Counseling Center is available for scheduled appointments during business hours. After hours, students may call 440-775-8470, option 2 to reach a professional counselor.

Lorain County Crisis Hotlines

1-800-888-6161 (24/7 Emergency/Crisis Hotline)
440-204-4359 (Sexual Assault Services Hotline)

The Nord Center is a private, non-profit agency providing comprehensive behavioral and mental health services in the greater Lorain County area. Services include outpatient counseling; sexual assault/rape crisis services; drug and alcohol addiction; dual diagnosis (substance abuse and mental illness); psychiatry and medication management; employment and vocational services; supportive housing as well as homelessness prevention.

Office of Ombudsperson

Lewis House
68 South Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-6728

The Office of Ombudsperson is where students may request the services of a multipartial and independent administrator who helps students, faculty and staff resolve conflicts, solve problems, and communicate more effectively with others.

Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

Wilder Hall, Room 217
135 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8103

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is a multifaith resource center. Staff are available to provide spiritual support and counseling.

Safety and Security

159 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8911 (emergency)
440-774-8444 (non-emergency)

Oberlin College Safety and Security is available for emergency or non-emergency response 24 hours per day and can connect students to on-call staff as needed.

Student Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE)

The Office of the Dean of Students supports SHARE, a program for the purpose of consulting on reports of concerning behavior. Students may fill out an online form at any time and from anywhere; the SHARE team will determine appropriate response.

Title IX Coordinator, ADA/504 Coordinator

Rebecca Mosely
Carnegie Building 204
52 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
440-775-8555

Any student who feels they’ve been involved with an incident of discrimination or harassment is encouraged to contact Rebecca Mosely, Title IX, ADA/504 coordinator and director of the Office Of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, for help determining an appropriate course of action.

Transportation

CarShare byEnterprise

Oberlin College has partnered with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer CarShare by Enterprise, a car sharing service for students and other members of the community.

RideLine

Oberlin’s student shuttle system, RideLine, providing stop-to-stop transportation along a designated campus route but may pick up/drop off within a restricted area that may include doctor’s and dentist’s offices within Oberlin. Call 440-775-RIDE (7433) for RideLine or monitor its route at http://www.oberlincollege.ridesystems.net/. (There is also a free app available for Android and iPhones.)