New students will arrive in the coming week at Oberlin College ahead of the fall semester.
Early arrival check-ins begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20 and college housing opens to new students at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
Manuel Carballo, dean of admissions and financial aid, will welcome to the Class of 2021 in an orientation ceremony at 4:30 p.m. that day at Finney Chapel.
The event will feature remarks from Timothy Elgren, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and new president Carmen Twillie Ambar.
The 2017 orientation recital will be held at 7 p.m., also at Finney Chapel.
The concert will showcase a select group of student musicians from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and serves as the kickoff event for the 2017-18 performance season.
Early check-ins for returning students will begin Thursday, Aug. 24. College housing for those students will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26.
The fall semester officially begins Monday, Aug. 28 and runs through Sunday, Dec. 17.