You’re a bona fide member of the class of 2026!

We’re excited to welcome you to Reed’s inclusive learning community in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. On this page, you will find the information you need to begin your Reed journey.

Upcoming Events for New Reedies

Now that you’re a bona fide Reedie, it’s time to learn more about life at Reed! We offer a range of virtual events to get you started, from sessions on housing to guidance on building your class schedule. We’ll be adding more events all the time, so make sure to check the full schedule.check out all Upcoming events

Getting Ready for Reed

Visit our website for new students to learn more about Orientation, required forms, what to bring, and setting up your Reed computer account. 

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These resources can help you understand more about the basics of academic and student life at Reed. In addition to giving you the highlights and how-tos, we hope these videos inspire you to begin to imagine your own life at Reed as a student and scholar.

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Roaming Reedies: Explore the City of Portland

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Reedie Room Tours: Explore Our Residence Halls

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Academic Experience: Explore Majors and Programs

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Resources for Incoming Students: Explore Your Future at Reed

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Connect with Reed Alumni

As a bona fide member of the Reed community, we invite you to meet virtually with Reed alumni to gain a new perspective on Reed culture, life after Reed, and more. These meetings are your chance to ask our alumni about their favorite Reed traditions, their careers, and how the Reed education has supported their success.MEET WITH REED ALUMNI


Between now and Orientation, you will likely have questions regarding your Reed experience. We encourage you to contact your admission counselor for any questions you may have. We are committed to making your transition to college as smooth as possible.

Connect with Other Incoming Reedies

Our Class of 2026 Discord server is a great place to meet your fellow Reedies. If you haven't yet received an email with an invite link, we will send you one soon. For questions about Discord, please contact Deniz Menemenci, Associate Dean of Admission Communications.