Residence Life

Division of Student Services

Off-Campus Housing

This site contains information and helpful links regarding off-campus living. 

Apartment Complexes Near Reed

Reed Houses

Other Helpful Links

Off-Campus Housing Listings

Apartment Complexes Near Reed

Many off-campus students choose to live in these apartment complexes, located along the northern border of Reed's campus:

Garden Park Apartments 5104 SE 30th Ave 503/236-8330
Wimbledon Square & Gardens Apartments 2837 SE Colt Drive 503/233-4461

A smaller number of off-campus students choose to live in other apartment complexes around Portland.

Reed Houses

Reed houses are often a part of the off-campus student's way of life. These homes have varied places in the college's history and are often advertised with catchy signs posted around campus informing students of available rooms. They may also be advertised on Reed Switchboard.

Other Helpful Links and Info

On Reed Switchboard, members of the Reed community often offer or ask for off-campus housing, furniture, modes of transportation (i.e. bikes), and other goods or services that may be helpful for Reedies seeking to move off-campus.

 Reed Switchboard

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Reed Night Bus

The Reed night bus is a shuttle service provided by Reed to make students who live off-campus feel safe getting home late at night.

Dates and times of service

Sunday-Thursday: 10:15 p.m. - 2:15 a.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10:15 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Shuttle travel boundaries

North: Burnside
South: Johnson Creek
East: 82nd
West: Downtown

Pick-up times

First run: 10:15 p.m.
Next run: 11 p.m.
After 11 p.m.: Runs on the half hour and hour if students are present.

Pick-up location

Eliot Circle

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Reed College Residence Life does not endorse any off-campus housing agencies or arrangements. The information and links on this page are published for general information purposes only. Students are responsible for their own contractual arrangements for off-campus housing. Reed College is neither a party to nor beneficiary of any such contract.

Contact Res Life
Phone: 503/777-7536
Fax: 503/517-7691
Office: 28 West,
5436 SE 28th Ave.

Amy Schuckman

Assistant Dean

Clea Taylor

Director of Housing


8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.;
closed noon–1 p.m.


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