Parents & Families

A male Reed College student stands outdoors with his mom and dad beside during a parent and family weekend

Prospective Parents

Is your child applying to Reed? Reed is one of the most intellectual, extraordinary colleges in the country. Learn what it’s all about.

This Is Reed

Connecting Parents & Families with Reed

Reed students are part of a close-knit, thriving community devoted to inclusive excellence in the liberal arts. Reed offers a variety of opportunities for you to engage with your student and the life of the college through events, publications, and volunteer and donor opportunities.

Discover Reed


Student Life

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

College Switchboard

24 hours/day, 7 days/week


Connect with other parents on the Reed Parents Facebook page.