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 meeting with an admission counselor. You can also join us throughout the summer for a virtual visit, including a virtual information session, a one-on-one virtual meeting or interview with a member of our team, a virtual campus tour, and special events 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.

Virtual Events for Incoming Students

Virtual Events for Prospective Students

  • BEG.
  • INT.
  • ADV.
  • Applying to College
  • beginnerApplication Basics
  • intermediateApplying to Reed
  • advancedApplication Study Hall
  • Financial Aid
  • beginnerFundamentals of Financial Aid
  • intermediateUnderstanding Financial Aid
  • 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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June 10 3:00pm

Reed in Context

Join Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, as he puts Reed in context of higher education in the United States and explains what makes Reed unique. He will unpack the differences between a college and university, a bachelor of science vs. a bachelor of arts degree, and will answer your questions. 

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June 15 4:00pm

Writing Your Personal Statement

The college essay is unique. We’ll let you in on the dos and don’ts and show you a few sample essays from successful Reed applications.

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June 23 3:00pm

Fundamentals of Financial Aid

Sandy Sundstrom, Director of Financial Aid, will explain the fundamental components of financial aid and will offer guidance on discussing college financing as a family.

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June 28 4:00pm

Application Basics

We will break down application components, types, and rounds to help you understand the practical aspects of applying to college. Join Dev Devvrat, Assistant Dean of Admission, as he walks you through the application requirements and answers your questions.

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Virtual Visits

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

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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 - Admitted students only

Alumni Meeting

Admitted 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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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

Virtual Events for Incoming Students

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Updates and Answers for Incoming Students

Learn the latest information from Reed's Student Life team and COVID-19 Response Coordinator and have your questions answered on move-in, COVID-19 protocols, and more. June 24 4:00pm

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July 8 4:00pm

Introducing Humanities 110

This session, with two long-time faculty members teaching Hum 110, is an opportunity to learn more about what Hum 110 is, why it's foundational to your Reed education, and how you can make the most of this distinctively Reed experience.

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July 19 3:00pm

Reedies at Work: The On-Campus Job Experience

Join Reed's Student Work Office and current students as they discuss the myriad of on-campus job opportunities available to Reedies and share tales from their own experiences working on campus.

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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 questions about virtual visit options, please email us at 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.