The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Contact Us

The Center for Life Beyond Reed is located in Prexy on the southeast side of campus. There are several ways to get in touch with us:

Make an appointment

Students and alumni can schedule an appointment with an adviser through Handshake. We are also happy to hold appointments over the phone or via Skype, and you can note that preference in your appointment request. For help with using Handshake, please email

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Express Advising with Peer Career Advisers

Express Advising is on hiatus for the summer and will return for fall semester. CLBR is open all summer and you can schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Drop-in hours with CLBR staff

Drop-In Hours are on hiatus for the summer and will return for fall semester. CLBR is open all summer and you can schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Contact a staff member

Alice Harra
Associate Dean of Students, Director of CLBR
Leadership of CLBR team; feedback from students, alumni, employers, faculty, and Reed community; assessment and implementation of new tools and technologies; collaboration with business community; future strategies and vision for CLBR.

Brooke Hunter

Assistant Director for Employer Relations/Strategic Partnerships
Employer relations and strategic partnerships; opportunity creation for students; advising for students seeking tech opportunities; advising for young alumni.

Michelle Johnson

Fellowships & Awards Adviser
Coordinate application and nomination processes for Nationally Competitive Fellowships and Awards (Fulbright, Watson, Rhodes, Truman, etc); oversee administration of funding programs offered through CLBR (Winter International Travel Fellowship, President's Summer Fellowship, various Internship Awards, Davis Projects for Peace, etc.); support students in their applications for any funding opportunity, whether or not related to Reed; providing feedback on draft application materials and procedural advice as relevant. 

Charles Daniel
Senior Adviser
Advising for students and alumni applying to graduate and professional programs (e.g. medicine, law, business, education, etc.) 

Nate Martin '16
Administrative Coordinator
Front desk reception and resource guidance for students and alumni; event support and team logistics.

Not sure who to contact? Please call 503/788-6690 or email and we will direct you appropriately. We look forward to connecting with you!

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Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising with PCAs

Mon: 2–4 p.m., Prexy
Tue: 6–8 p.m., Vollum 116
Wed: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Multicultural Resource Center
Thur: 1:30–3:30 p.m., Prexy
Fri: 2–4 p.m., Prexy
Sun: 6–8 p.m., Vollum 116

Drop-In Hours with CLBR Staff

Mon: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Commons
Tue: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Multicultural Resource Center
Wed: 5:00–7:00 p.m., Commons
Thur: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., International Student Services
Fri: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. (except for Sept 21st), Multicultural Resource Center
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Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., closed Friday Sept 21st for staff retreat
Location: Prexy