Residence Life at Reed

Division of Student Services

Laundry

How do I operate the laundry machines?

Washer

  1. Load clothes and all products (soap, bleach, etc.)
  2. Select machine using reader's numeric keypad and press ENTER. Note: To cancel a transaction press CANCEL before swiping card.
  3. The transaction will be deducted from your laundry account.
  4. Select cycle on washer by pressing fabric settings button.

Dryer

  1. Select machine using reader's numeric keypad and press ENTER. Note: To cancel a transaction press CANCEL before swiping card.
  2. To add dry time before starting the dryer press the ADD TIME key.
  3. Swipe card within ten seconds to complete the transaction.
  4. Select cycle on dryer by pressing fabric settings button.

    These directions are also posted in all the laundry rooms.

How do I add money to laundry account?

By credit or debit card: Go to the Campus eCard system in IRIS to add money. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.
By cash or check: Go the Cashier’s Window on the third floor of Eliot. It is open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m..

How do I see how much money I have on my laundry account?

After you swipe your card to do a load of laundry, the card reader will display your remaining balance. You can also log in to the Campus eCard system in IRIS to view your balance.

Can anyone else (parent, guardian, etc.) add money to my laundry account?

If someone else wants to add money to a student account, they will need to send a check to:

Reed College Business Office
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202-8199

Please include the student name and ID number and indicate that the money is for the laundry account.

Does money on my laundry account carry over from fall to spring semester?

Yes, the balance on the laundry account does carry over between semesters.

Does money on my laundry account carry over from one academic year to the next?

Yes, the balance on the laundry account does carry over between academic years.

If I leave Reed permanently, can I request the remaining balance on my laundry account?

If you leave Reed permanently and would like the remaining balance from the laundry account, email the controller to request a refund. Please include your name and ID number. You can request a either a cash/check refund or a transfer of the balance to your student tuition account.

What do I do if a laundry machine is broken?

Contact Facilities at 503/777-7283. Please make sure you report both the location of the machine and the number posted on the front of it.

Connect With Us

Contact Us

res.life@reed.edu
503/777-7536
Fax: 503/517-7691
Office: 28 West,
5436 SE 28th Ave.