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Welcome to the TIMARA Studios Wiki!

This is your go-to source for any and all information about the TIMARA Studio Complex and general TIMARA Department info. Thanks for stopping by!

Welcome back everyone! 

The TIMARA Studios open for Winter Term on January 3, 2024.

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2024 TIMARA Studios Quickstart Guide





TIMARA Studio Complex Hours

Students/Faculty must wear appropriate PPE and follow all campus-wide Covid-19 protocols while in the TIMARA studios

7 AM to Midnight

During the semester, the studios are open during regular Conservatory operating hours.
 The studios close during all school holidays; access during school holidays is granted only by advance request via the TIMARA Helpdesk.  

TIMARA Gear Depot Hours

Check back in February for the Spring depot schedule!

Winter Term



Self check-out for TIMARA majors who have successfully completed the checkout quiz is available from 10 am to 4 pm M - F. 


The depot is closed to non-majors over winter term, except by prior approval.





TIMARA Studio Complex Location and Directions

We are located in the basement of Bibbins Hall, 77 W. College St.  From the North entrance to Bibbins Hall, facing Tappan Square, enter and take a right. 

Walk towards the end of the hallway, and take the staircase on your left to head to the basement. Doors to the TIMARA studios are typically locked but all Oberlin faculty, staff, and students have swipe access.

For all other visitors, there is a phone at the main entrance; you can dial 5-5515 from the phone during business hours and someone will typically be able to let you in.  (This number is posted right by the phone at the main entrance as well.) 

For a handicap accessible entrance, use the ramp at the East entrance of Bibbins, take the elevator to the basement, turn left as you exit the elevator and follow signs for TIMARA.  There is no phone at this entrance; if you do not have swipe access to the studios, please arrange your meeting time in advance so that someone will be available to let you in.

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