Admission

Virtual Visits

Reed offers a diverse array of digital resources through which you can 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, a virtual campus tour, and more.

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Faculty Office Hours

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Faculty Office Hours

Spend 45 minutes with professors in their virtual office hours as they break down the major at Reed, discuss their areas of research, and answer your questions about their departments. This is a great way to meet our professors and learn about different majors.

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Special Events

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April 16 4:00PM

Diversity and Student Life Panel

Join the Deans for Institutional Diversity and Student Life in a panel discussion and learn more about Reed’s approach to diverse and inclusive learning, residence life, academic support, health and wellbeing, and student success. 

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April 19 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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April 19 6:00pm

Students of Color Panel

What is it like to be a student of color at Reed? Current students of color will tell you about learning, living, and thriving at Reed. Reed alum, Varik Harris '19, will moderate this session.

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April 21 6:00pm

Academic Panel

Find out why Reed’s academic program is regarded as the most intellectual in the country. Current Dean of the Faculty, Kathy Oleson, and Dean for Institutional Diversity, Mary James, will answer your questions and discuss what makes our educational experience transformational.

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April 23 5:00pm

Engineering Pathways at Reed

Join this panel discussion to learn more about the 3:2 engineering program and how professors advise students interested in engineering through summer research, internships, graduate programs, and jobs. Hear from a Reed alum who is now working and studying in the engineering field.

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April 29 4:00pm

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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Virtual Visits

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Ongoing - admitted students only

Class Visits

Attend a virtual class to see Reedies in action! This is a great way to experience a Reed conference style class, centered in conversation and collaborative exploration.

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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

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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ONGOING

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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Ongoing

Interview

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

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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 - 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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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.

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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.

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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.