Admission

Visits and Events

We invite you to get to know Reed in person or online. On-campus visit options include a tour, information session, and optional interview. You can also join us throughout the year for a virtual visit, including a virtual information session, a virtual campus tour, and special workshops to help you in the college search and application process. Be sure to check out recordings of past sessions and exclusive alumni interviews on our YouTube Channel.

Learn more about on-campus Visits

Virtual Events for Prospective Students

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  • BEG.
  • INT.
  • ADV.
  • Applying to College
  • beginnerApplication Basics
  • intermediateApplying to Reed
  • advancedApplication Study Hall
  • Financial Aid
  • beginnerFundamentals of Financial Aid
  • intermediateUnderstanding Financial Aid
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  • College Selection
  • beginnerFinding Your College through Virtual Events
  • intermediateNavigating Selective College Admission
  • advancedReed in Context
  • Workshops & Seminars
  • beginnerAcing the Interview
  • intermediateWriting Your Personal Statement
  • advancedCase Study of a College Application

Select a Session

Reed's college search & application curriculum is tiered to enable you to get the information you need, wherever you are in the admission process. If you're just starting out, choose a beginner session. Once you've taken those, build on your knowledge in intermediate and advanced sessions.

 

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Dec 7 4:00PM

Understanding Financial Aid

Sandy Sundstrom, Director of Financial Aid, will demystify what financial aid is, explain how it works, and show you how to apply. This overview, featuring Reed-specific examples, will be a handy guide for understanding the financial aid process.

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Dec 9 8:00PM

International Student Drop-In

Drop in to this session to meet Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, Dev Devvrat, and ask him your questions about applying to Reed. This is a great opportunity to inquire about the application process and timeline, components of the application, and how financial aid works as an international student.

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Dec 15 7:00am

International Student Drop-In

Drop in to this session to meet Assistant Dean of Admission, Roja Ross, and ask her your questions about applying to Reed. This is a great opportunity to inquire about the application process and timeline, components of the application, and how financial aid works as an international student.

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Dec 15 6:00pm

Writing Your Personal Statement

In this interactive workshop, Duncan King, Assistant Dean of Admission, will help you think through essay topics, share tips on the writing and editing process, and break down examples of real college essays.

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Jan 4 6:00pm

Writing Your Personal Statement

In this interactive workshop, Duncan King, Assistant Dean of Admission, will help you think through essay topics, share tips on the writing and editing process, and break down examples of real college essays.

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Library

Jan 7 4:00pm

Acing the Interview

Assistant Dean of Admission, Duncan King will explain how colleges use interviews to round out your application, fill in any gaps in your materials, and get to know more about your passions and goals. Learn what to expect in your admission interview, common questions to prepare for and ask, and tips for communicating effectively.

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Jan 10 4:00pm

Applying to Reed

Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, Grant Sewell, will explain our holistic application review approach. He will walk you through each application component and explain how it fits within a larger context.

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Jan 11 7:00am

International Student Drop In

This is a great opportunity to inquire about the application process and timeline, components of the application, and how financial aid works as an international student. We are dedicated to helping international students get the answers they need to be confident in submitting their application.

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Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Jan 15 1:00pm

Application Study Hall with Milyon Trulove

Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, is hosting a study hall! Join this session to ask him questions and hear his advice for finishing and submitting your college application.

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Jan 18 8:00pm

International Student Drop In

This is a great opportunity to inquire about the application process and timeline, components of the application, and how financial aid works as an international student. We are dedicated to helping international students get the answers they need to be confident in submitting their application.

Register now

Virtual Visits

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Ongoing

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.

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Ongoing

Virtual Campus Tour

See Reed’s beautiful campus and learn more about academics and student life in this live virtual tour.

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Ongoing

Interview

An interview is a casual conversation with an admission counselor or student intern. This is an opportunity for us to get to know you better and for you to get some of your questions about Reed answered.

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Ongoing

Financial Aid Appointments

Do you have questions about applying for financial aid? Book an appointment to meet with a staff member to find out how financial aid works at Reed.

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ONGOING

High School Visits

Admission counselors are visiting schools all over the world to tell you about Reed and answer your questions. Find out when they will be visiting your area!

Reed in Your Area

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Ongoing

Ask the Faculty

Do you have questions about specific majors? Curious about the curriculum in Reed's conference-style classes? Submit your questions here to be connected to Reed professors.

Submit your Question

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Ongoing - seniors only

Alumni Meeting

Students can meet with alumni to hear about their college experience and how it shaped their life after Reed. Ask them questions about their favorite Reed traditions, career paths, and more!

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See Campus Online

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Live virtual tours

See Reed’s beautiful campus and learn more about academics and student life in this live virtual tour.

Take the tour

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Campus photo album

Look through dozens of photographs showing Reed's campus, classrooms, nuclear reactor, and dorms.

Flip through

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360º views of campus

Explore on your own by clicking through pictures from all around campus.

See Reed on Google Maps

Virtual Events Recordings

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Faculty events

Faculty members give a general overview and answer questions about their department.

Watch a recorded faculty event

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Panels

Watch what happens when faculty members get together to discuss their departments, classes, students and so much more.

Watch a recorded panel discussion

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Faculty-made videos

Our faculty members made these videos just for you - get to know more about a professor as they show you around their lab.

View a pre-recorded faculty video

For questions about virtual visit options, please email us at campus.visit@reed.edu. 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.