Admission

On-Campus Visits and Events

Be surrounded by the buzz of intellectual curiosity and scholarly inquiry by visiting Reed's campus. Prospective students are welcome to join us for a campus tour and Introduction to Reed, an informative session where an admission counselor will talk about our academic philosophy, the value of a liberal arts education, our approach to grading, typical student life experiences, exploring Portland, and more.

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Visits

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October 8, 10, 14, & 28 and November 11

Fall Visit Program

Step onto campus for Fall Visit Program! During your visit, you'll hear from one of our admission counselors about life at Reed and take a tour led by a current student. Fall Visit Program is your chance to experience the beauty of campus and the vibrancy of the Reed community during one of the most stunning times of year in Portland.

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Campus Tour and Introduction to Reed (2 hours)

Campus visits are generally offered on weekdays and select Saturdays throughout the year, excluding Holidays and Special Events. Please register in advance or contact our office to ensure space is available for the date and time you wish to visit. If you have a large group that would like to visit campus, please fill out the request form below.

Register for a campus tour (five guests or fewer)

Request a group visit (more than five guests)

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Interview

High school seniors are welcome to sign up for an interview in conjunction with their campus visit. Interviews at Reed are optional for admission, not required. They are an opportunity to have a casual conversation with a student intern or admission counselor, through which we can learn more about you and you can learn more about Reed. Interviews last 30 minutes and can be requested through the registration form. Read our Interview FAQ to learn more.

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Counselor Visits

Are you a high school, independent, or CBO counselor interested in learning more about Reed? We invite you to visit campus to get to know us in person. You can take a tour with a current student, attend an information session, and meet with an admission counselor. Register for a visit here.

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For accessibility requests, please contact campus.visit@reed.edu prior to your visit. Some accommodations may require time for the college to coordinate and having advance notice will help us to provide seamless access.