Discover Reed Fly-in Program

What is the Discover Reed Fly-in Program?

Reed invites a highly qualified group of high school seniors from around the US to campus for a three-day, two-night exploration of Reed and the City of Portland from October 7-9. Students stay in residence halls with current students and participate in Discover Reed, a program of classroom visits and student-professor engagement opportunities. Reed also arranges trips to explore highlights of Portland. All travel is arranged and paid for by the college (including flights to and from Portland). Applications are due on September 7, 2018.

Who applies for the Discover Reed Fly-in Program?

Students who

  • are high school seniors (Class of 2019);
  • live in the United States;
  • are from a historically underrepresented racial or ethnic background (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander).

How Do I Apply?

The application includes

  • online application;
  • one short essay;
  • high school transcript;
  • if accepted to the program, Coalition Application or Common Application submission (applying as an Early Decision I, Early Decision II, Early Action, or Regular Decision applicant) will be required by mid-October.


For those impacted by inclement events, we will extend our Early Decision and Early Action application deadline to December 1, 2018. If you plan to make use of the extended deadline or need further accommodation contact us. We are here to support you through the application process in any way we can.