Reed College Orientation 2014

The schedule provided here gives you an idea of what to expect during New Reedie Orientation. Between now and when you arrive on campus, sessions may shift and new events will be added so keep checking back for new details.

You can also subscribe to our GCal schedule for both students and parent. Please click the buttons on the navigation bar to your left to get these calendars. These, too, will be changing as we add new events over the summer.

Events marked as (PO) indicate programs specifically designed for parents. Events marked (GO) indicate programs that are generally obligatory for all new students. Please attend all GO events so you won't miss important information about academics and life at Reed.

Friday, August 22, 2014

All day
International Students Arrive

28 West

Now that you have landed in the U.S. and arrived on campus, your Reed journey begins. The first thing you'll do is check in at 28 West (5436 SW 28th Ave) and get your room key, ID card, and International Orientation Odyssey materials.

9:00 a.m.–5:00 a.m.
Bookstore Sales and Preorder Pickup


If you preordered your Hum 110 books, bed linens, or any other items, you'll be able to pick them up today. This is a good chance to browse in the bookstore, too; you might find something else you need.

1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Outdoor Odyssey, SEEDS Community Service Odyssey, and Peer Mentor Program Odyssey Check-in

Kaul Auditorium

Pick up your Reed ID card and other Orientation materials at Kaul Auditorium before you head off on your Odyssey adventure. Once you're registered, you can pick up your room key at the Physical Plant.

1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Parent Check-in (PO)

Kaul Auditorium Gray Lounge

Parents, please check in at Kaul Auditorium when your student goes through his/her check-in process.

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Parent Reception

Kaul Auditorium Gray Lounge

Please join us for light refreshments after registration. This is an excellent opportunity to have questions answered by staff members and to talk with other new parents.


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