Discover Reed Fly-in Program

What is the Discover Reed Fly-in Program?

Reed invites a highly qualified group of high school seniors from around the US to campus from October 8-10, 2017 for a three-day, two-night exploration of Reed and the City of Portland. Students stay in residence halls with current students and participate in Discover Reed, a program of classroom visits and student-professor engagement opportunities. Reed also arranges trips to explore highlights of Portland. All travel is arranged and paid for by the college (including flights to and from Portland). Applications are due on September 5, 2017.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Applicants must

  • be a high school senior;
  • live in the United States;
  • be from a historically underrepresented racial or ethnic background (African-American, Asian-American, Latino-American, Middle-Eastern American, and Pacific Islander backgrounds);
  • be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

How Do I Apply?

The application includes

  • online application;
  • two short essays;
  • high school transcript;
  • if accepted to the program, Coalition Application or Common Application submission (applying as a Regular Decision, Early Decision I, or Early Decision II applicant) will be required by mid-October.



  • Contact Wayne Kim, Assistant Dean of Admission.
  • Join us on a Google Hangout on Thursday, August 24 at 3pm. To join us on the Hangout, sign up here