Academic Support & Resources

Achieving excellence at Reed College requires dedication and rigorous effort, and we provide a comprehensive range of resources to help you flourish. Whether you’re looking for academic coaching, disability and accessibility resources, or connections to internships, you’ll find the support to unlock your full potential.

Get the Academic Help You Need

Reed’s curriculum is challenging, but the Office of Academic Support provides the tools and support you need to build effective study, research, and writing skills. Explore academic resources that will help you excel, from peer tutoring to workshops.

Academic Support Services

Equipping New Students for Success

Need a little extra help during your first year? First-year and transfer Reed students can join Spring Symposium, which is focused on helping you get hands-on, personalized help. Meet with fellow students and mentors and get the guidance you need to grow.

Spring Symposium

We Do Grades Differently

At Reed, professors provide thoughtful written feedback and meet with you to discuss your work. Though grades are recorded, our method prioritizes your growth as a thinker and writer in a collaborative, non-competitive way. Our unique grading policy can propel you to great heights, and we’ll provide the resources you need to reach them.

Learn About Our Student Evaluations

Additional Support and Resources for Reed Students

Staff a Nuclear Reactor on Campus

Help operate the only nuclear research reactor at a liberal arts college. You’ll gain hands-on experience in research and analysis and be introduced to the world of applied science and engineering.

Explore the Reed Research Reactor

Prepare for Your Future

Discover the countless opportunities that await you as a Reed student and after graduation. The Center for Life Beyond Reed will connect you with internships, job listings, networking opportunities, and more.

Learn about the Center for Life Beyond Reed

Quick Links for Reed Students