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

  • 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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Sep 20 3:00PM

Case Study of a College Application

Learn what your college application will look like through an admission officer’s eyes and what matters most in the admission process. This interactive session will let you try the process yourself as you review mock applications and discuss them with your peers.

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Sep 29 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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Oct 4 6:00pm

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.

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Oct 5 4:00pm

Acing the Interview

Learn what to expect in your admission interview, common questions to prepare for and ask, and tips for communicating effectively.

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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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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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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 - 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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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

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.