On-Campus Visits

Be surrounded by the buzz of intellectual curiosity and scholarly inquiry by visiting Reed’s campus. Prospective students are welcome to join us for a campus tour and Introduction to Reed, an informative session where an admission counselor will talk about our academic philosophy, the value of a liberal arts education, our approach to grading, typical student life experiences, exploring Portland, and more.

front side of Old Dorm Block

Campus Tour and Introduction to Reed (2 hours)

Campus visits are generally offered on weekdays and select Saturdays throughout the year, excluding holidays and special events. 

Register for a campus tour (five guests or fewer)

Request a group visit (more than five guests)

Reed students sitting at an outdoor picnic table.

June 24–28

Summer Visit Week

Step onto campus during this special week in June to get your first taste of life at Reed. During your campus visit, you’ll take a tour led by a current student and attend an information session where one of our admission counselors will share more about Reed’s academics and student life.

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A group of students sits laughing in a circle in the grass with the Sally Port in the background.

Jul 29–Aug 2

Oregon Private College Week at Reed

During Oregon Private College Week (OPCW), campus visits are held concurrently on 12 campuses statewide. Your Reed visit will include a campus tour led by a current Reedie, an information session where you’ll learn about why Reed is considered one of the most intellectual colleges in the country, and an optional essay writing workshop.

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Students using their laptops on the Great Lawn and laughing.

Group Visit

Do you have a class, community group, or other large group that would like to visit our campus? We're happy to arrange a special visit for groups of up to 50 people.

Request a group visit

Reed professor Derek Applewhite teaching in a lab

Counselor Visit

Are you a high school, independent, or CBO counselor interested in learning more about Reed? We invite you to visit campus to get to know us in person. You can take a tour with a current student, attend an information session, and meet with an admission counselor. 

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For accessibility requests, please contact campus.visit@reed.edu prior to your visit. Some accommodations may require time for the college to coordinate and having advance notice will help us to provide seamless access.