On Campus Resources

HIV Peer Testers

Wilder 301
Sundays 6-11, Mondays 6-11, Thursday 5-10
Free. Oral. Anonymous. Confidential.

OSCA Sexual Offense Policy Advocates

SOPAs are here to support you, advocate for you, and believe you. Our services include helping students navigate the sexual offense policy process, being a resource about sexualized violence, accompanying students during any or all parts of the sexual offense process, listening, counseling, supporting and advocating. Please feel free to reach out to any of us at any time, nothing is too big or too small. We are on call 24/7 and at least one of us will be on campus during fall break, spring break and winter term. Their contact information can be found on posters in every co-op.

Counseling Center

247 W Lorain Street, Suite D
Services: Couples counseling, group counseling, individual counseling, outreach, psychiatric/medication, consultation, self-help material, workshops, and more.

Student Health Services

247 W Lorain St. Suite A
Services: Women’s health, emergency contraception, laboratory testing, referrals, HIV testing by registered nurse, pregnancy testing, birth control, and more.

Wellness Center

Provides information on local resources, sexual assault resources, HIV testing, peer educational theater, and more.

Edmonia Lewis Center for Women and Transgendered People

124 Woodland Ave
The Edomnia Lewis Center for Women and Transgender People is a collective of students, faculty, staff and administrators doing the work of transforming existing systems of oppression based on sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, age, ability, size, religion, and nationality. We create and maintain safe space, initiate and fund programming, and serve as a resource for the Oberlin College community. We strive to maintain a space committed to anti-heterosexism and anti racism, that will allow us to support and advocate for those historically disenfranchised on the basis of gender: women and transgender people.

Multicultural Resource Center

Wilder 208
The purpose of the center is to serve as a resource for people who have been historically disenfranchised from higher education. The MRC works to support people of color, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as address the concerns of low-income, international and first-generation college students. They also have an awesome lending library!

Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

Wilder 217
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is a center for religious counseling, for supporting religious activities, and spiritual life, and for a wide range of educational, social, service and political action projects. Staff are available to join others in expressing and examining religious and moral perspectives on such issues as spirituality, race, sex, relationships, work, vocations, the economy, environment, government, education, and peace.

Near Campus Resources

Family Planning Services of Lorain County

602 Leona Street, Elyria
1-440-322-7526 for information or appointments
Services: Free walk-in pregnancy testing, birth control methods and supplies, emergency contraception, pelvic exams and Pap tests, breast exams, STD screening and treatment, HIV testing and counseling, colposcopy and cryotherapy, and educational resources.

Lorain County Rape Crisis Center

Call anytime of day or night, for confidential advice on sexual assault, date rape, family sexual abuse, or other related concerns.

An abortion clinic in Cleveland


National STD Hotline
Monday-Friday 8am-11pm
1-800-227-8922 (Free)

HPV (Genital Warts) Hotline
1-877-HPV-5868 (Free)

Herpes Hotline
Monday-Friday 9am-7pm

National AIDS Hotline
Open 24 Hours, 7 Days/Week
1-800-342-AIDS (Free)
In Spanish: 1-800-344-SIDA (Free)

RAINN: The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Nextwork
1-800-656-HOPE: Free, confidential, and 24/7.
Automatically transfers you to a nearby crisis center.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-787-3224

The Emergency Contraception Hotline

Useful Websites

General Sex Ed Resources

Go Ask Alice!
Columbia’s incredible resource for questions about emotional health, general health, sexuality, sexual health, and relationships. Questions on every topic answered here!

Committed to delivering the best contemporary teen sex ed on the net since 1998” (has a lot of info and answers about sex and STIs that are awesome)


National Abortion Federation

Emergency Contraceptives

The Emergency Contraception Website

Sexualized Violence

Oberlin College Sexual Offense Policy and Legal Definitions of the OHIO Revised Code on Rape

OSCA Sexual Offense Policy

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

Trans* health, allyship

Not Your Mom’s Trans 101

About Purportedly Gendered Body Parts

Allyship: First Steps

The Gender Book

5 Tips For Calling Out Transphobia

How to Ask About Hormones and Surgery Without Being Rude

Emergency Links

Oberlin Student Health
Provides primary care services to Oberlin College students for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries as well as follow-up care as needed.

Mercy Allen Hospital
The health care provider for the Oberlin community and beyond since its beginning in 1907.

The Nord Center
Comprehensive, behavioral healthcare services.

Visit Us

The Sexual Information Center
Wilder Student Union
Room 203
135 W. Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Monday: 4-6pm, 8-10pm
Tuesday: 4-6pm, 8-10pm
Wednesday: 4-6pm, 8-10pm
Thursday: 4-6pm, 8-10pm
Friday: 4-6pm
Saturday: 4-6pm
Sunday: 4-6pm, 8-10pm