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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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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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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Oregon Private College Week at Reed

Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) takes place July 25 through 29. We'll be offering a morning and afternoon session each day: from 9–11:30 a.m. and from 2–4:30 p.m. PDT.

When you visit Reed during OPCW, you'll learn about everything from our academics to our student life and traditions. Every visit will include a campus tour led by a current Reedie and an Information Session. We are also offering students the opportunity to participate in an essay writing workshop, which will give them insight into the dos and don’ts of the college application essay.

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Reed professor Derek Applewhite teaching in a lab

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 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.