Visits to campus are now online. We have developed digital resources that will allow you to connect with the Reed community from afar. We invite you to get to know Reed during a virtual information session, a one-on-one virtual meeting or interview with a member of our team, and more virtual events.
College Application Workshop Week
Virtual Workshop Events
The Liberal Arts Advantage
Aug 10 11:00AM
Join Varik Harris, Assistant Dean of Admission, and Reed alumnus in a dissection of the distinct advantages of a liberal arts education.
Aug 10 3:00PM
Current students reflect on their own college search journeys and offer advice on mastering the process.
NEW! Reed in Context
Aug 10 4:30 PM
Learn about Reed in the context of higher education in the United States and find out what makes Reed unique.
Navigating Selective Admission
Aug 11 10:00AM
Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Milyon Trulove, will discuss how to navigate the selective college admission process.
Writing Your Personal Statement
Aug 11 1:00PM
We’ll let you in on the dos and don’ts and show you a few sample essays from successful Reed applications.
NEW! The International Student Experience
Aug 11 8:00 PM
We will discuss the process of applying as an international student, transitioning to life in Portland, and building community at Reed.
Case Study of a College Application
Aug 12 11:00AM
Learn what your college application will look like through an admission officer’s eyes and what matters most in the admission process.
NEW! A Guide to the Transfer Application
Aug 12 2:00PM
We'll share insights on requirements and talk about important aspects of the transfer admission process.
Acing the Interview
Aug 13 10:00AM
Take a deep dive into the college interview to discover why interviews are an important part of the application process.
Understanding Financial Aid
Aug 13 4:00PM
This overview, featuring Reed-specific examples, will be a handy guide for understanding the financial aid process.
Applying to Reed
Aug 14 11:00AM
We will share the ins and outs of the Reed application process, discuss decision deadlines, provide tips on applying, and answer your specific questions.
Virtual Information Sessions
Attend a live session
Attend a virtual information session hosted in real time by a Reed admission counselor. Learn all about Reed—academics, student life, traditions, campus—and ask about anything else you'd like to know. Sessions are offered at many different times.
Aug 7 11:00AM
Student Series: Performing Arts at Reed
Maria (class of '21) will talk about the different performing arts opportunities available at Reed as well as what it means to perform and create your own art in college.
August 12 5:30PM
Northwest Five Colleges Consortium
Learn about the unique benefits of attending a liberal arts college in the Pacific Northwest, get a glimpse of 5 premier schools in one virtual session, and have a chance to ask questions of admission leaders.
Aug 13 1:00PM
Student Series: Portland's Best Haunts and Hangouts
Come on this virtual tour of Portland with Gabri (class of '21) to get the inside scoop on her favorite thrift shops, restaurants, parks, and the best coffee shops for studying!
August 17 - 24
Regional Prospective Student Hangouts
Join a hangout to connect with current students and hear about what it is like to live and learn at Reed. You will also meet other students from your area who are interested in Reed.
Aug 25 1:00PM
Student Series: Reedies Unscripted
They are not afraid to get deep or go off topic by following a fascinating tangent; join Arthur (class of '22) and his friends and classmates for what is sure to be an interesting conversation.
Submit a Question
Do you have a question about a specific department or class? Submit your questions to hear directly from a member of the Reed faculty.
Conference with a counselor
Meet one-on-one with an admission counselor to find answers to all your questions about Reed.
Meet with a current student
Connect directly with a current student in these casual, individualized sessions to learn more about life at Reed.
Request an interview
Speak individually for about 20 minutes with one of our admission counselors or student interns in a relaxed setting.
Individual financial aid appointments
Admitted students are invited to schedule an individual appointment with a member of our financial aid staff.
Admitted student hangouts
Admitted student hangouts, hosted by two current Reed students, are designed as casual conversations with current and potential Reed students.
See Campus Online
Live virtual tours
See Reed’s beautiful campus and learn more about academics and student life in this live virtual tour.
Campus photo album
Look through dozens of photographs showing Reed's campus, classrooms, nuclear reactor, and dorms.
360º views of campus
Explore on your own by clicking through pictures from all around campus.
Virtual Events Recordings
Faculty members give a general overview and answer questions about their department.
Watch what happens when faculty members get together to discuss their departments, classes, students and so much more.
Our faculty members made these videos just for you - get to know more about a professor as they show you around their lab.
For accessibility requests, including real-time captioning, please contact Kelsey Platt, campus visit and event coordinator, at least one week prior to the event. Some accommodations may require time for the college to coordinate, and having advance notice will help us to provide seamless access.