Virtual Visits

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

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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. 

Reedies Reflect

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

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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.

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Virtual Events

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Virtual Meetings

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Conference with a counselor

Meet one-on-one with an admission counselor to find answers to all your questions about Reed.

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Meet with a current student

Connect directly with a current student in these casual, individualized sessions to learn more about life at Reed.

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Request an interview

Speak individually for about 20 minutes with one of our admission counselors or student interns in a relaxed setting.

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Individual financial aid appointments

Admitted students are invited to schedule an individual appointment with a member of our financial aid staff.

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Admitted student hangouts

Admitted student hangouts, hosted by two current Reed students, are designed as casual conversations with current and potential Reed students.

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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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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 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.