Reed College Orientation 2015

Summer Communications from Reed

You will hear from Reed frequently this summer, via email and post.

Please make sure to check your new Reed email account (you’ll set up this account using information in the letter you receive in May) to avoid missing important information. Below is a comprehensive list of the communications you can expect from us this summer.

First New Student Mailing

Mailed by: Orientation office, 503/777-7530
Mail date: May 12

  • Brochure with your summer to-do list
  • Letter from computing & information services with your activation code and instructions to create your IRIS account
  • Letter from the business office with your PIN and instructions to access Banner Self-Service (if you applied for financial aid, you recieved your PIN earlier)
  • Confidential return envelope addressed to health & counseling services

Dewar Tuition Refund Insurance

Mailed by: Business office, 503/777-7505
Mail date: June 15
Response deadline: postmarked by September 2

  • Information on optional insurance to refund tuition in the event of a withdrawal

Think About It Program (email)

Sent by: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, 503/517-7966
Mail date: July 6
Response deadline: August 1

  • Information on how to complete the online sexual and relationship violence & alcohol and other drugs prevention program

CIRP Survey (email)

Sent by: Institutional research, 503/777-7501
Email date: July 17
Response deadline: August 21 

  • Annual survey for incoming students

Bookstore Preorder Information

Mailed by: Bookstore, 503/777-7758
Mail date: June 29
Response deadline: August 2

  • Information on how to preorder textbooks, residence hall supplies, linens, and the Iliad (for parent Hum 110 conference)

Back-to-School Computer Sales

Mailed by: Computer store, 503/777-7253
Mail date: July 6
Response deadline: Mid-August

  • Information on Apple computer specials

Billings

Emailed by: Business office, 503/777-7505

The college is transitioning to electronic billing (e-billing) beginning fall semester 2015. E-bills will be the official means of billing for tuition and fees once the transition is complete. Email notifications will be sent to your official Reed College email account when e-bills are ready for viewing. We may be sending both paper bills and e-bill notifications to you during this transition.

First Billing
Notification/mail date: July 13
Payment due date: August 14

Second Billing
Notification/mail date: August 3
Payment due date: August 14

Housing Assignments (email)

Sent by: Residence life, 503/777-7536
Mail date: First week of August

Greetings from the Library

Mailed by: Library, 503/771-1112
Mail date: early August

  • Introduction to your personal librarian

Student Employment Information (email)

Sent by: Business office, 503/777-7549
Mail date: early August

Parent & Family Weekend Information

Mail date: September

  • Save the date: November 6 & 7, 2015

Contact us

Orientation office
503/777-7530
orientation@reed.edu

Student activities office
503/788-6692
student-activities@reed.edu