The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs serves the interests of Oberlin’s alumni, parents, and friends by maintaining close relationships with the donors and volunteers who help sustain Oberlin. It provides strategic direction and leadership for all development and alumni relations functions and has overall responsibility for strengthening the programs that connect the college to its many important constituencies.
All graduates and former students, currently over 40,000, who attended the College of Arts and Sciences of Oberlin College, the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, the Oberlin College Graduate School of Theology, or the Kindergarten Primary Training School, are members of the Alumni Association.
The purpose of the Alumni Association is to foster the interests and continuing excellence of Oberlin College, including the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music, and to foster communication between the college and its alumni and among alumni. Members of the Alumni Association meet annually at the Champagne Social, the first-day of Commencement/Reunion Weekend.