Orientation Winter 2017

Mid-Year Orientation:
January 17-19, 2017

Welcome to all new students! Reed's Orientation program will help you explore the range of academic and co-curricular opportunities at Reed. You will have fun, meet your classmates, get your bearings, and begin to settle in to life at Reed.

Freshman class photo

A Note from the Orientation Staff

Before you arrive, please read this site carefully to find out everything you need to know about New Reedie Orientation. It is especially important that you check the Getting Started at Reed page and complete the necessary forms—this information is time sensitive.

Feel free to contact the Orientation or student activities offices for more information.

Important Dates

Tuesday, January 17
Check in 1–5 p.m. at 28 West Building (on SE 28th Ave)
Pleae email your arrival time to orientation@reed.edu so we can be appropriately staffed to meet you.
Evening social event
Wednesday, January 18
Placement exams (if applicable)
Resource luncheon
Afternoon informational sessions
Thursday, January 19
Advising and course registration


We are committed to providing equal access for all to our programs and facilities. We will do our best to provide reasonable accommodation of mobility and non-mobility disabilities. If you have questions, or accommodation requests, please contact the Orientation staff by August 1.

Trans* and Gender Non-conforming at Reed FAQ

The Office for Inclusive Community has created an FAQ that addresses many common questions about housing assignments, ID cards, healthcare, and preferred names. Feel free to contact Dayspring Mattole with any additional questions or concerns. 

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