Human Resources

Getting Ready for Your First Day

  • Check with your supervisor about where and when to arrive on your first day
  • Most staff work 8:30 am to 5 pm with an hour unpaid lunch.  Those are the hours for campus offices, too.
  • Note that you will have your photo taken on your first day for your Reed ID card
  • Learn about the honor principle

Getting to campus


Parking Lot

Biology East Lot
CAC East Lot
Chemistry  East Lot
Eliot  North Lot
ETC  East Lot
Facility Services West Lot
Gray Campus Center West Lot
Greywood East Lot
Health Center West Lot
Johansen House East Lot
Library  East Lot
Performing Arts West Lot
Physics East Lot
Prexy West Lot
Psychology East Lot
Reactor  East Lot
Sports Center West Lot
Studio Art East Lot
Vollum North Lot

What to bring for your first day

  • Bank account number and routing number OR voided check for direct deposit
  • Original, signed offer letter (if you haven't already turned this in)
  • Forms of ID

New to the area?

Here's info on Portland neighborhoods, restaurants and shops

Relocation and travel reimbursement

If you are relocating from outside of the Portland area, you may be eligible for reimbursement from the college.  Read about current Reed College relocation and travel reimbursement here.