Welcome to Reed College

Congratulations! The Orientation team, part of the college's student life division, is here to support your successful transition to Reed. Please contact us with any questions. 

In-person Orientation begins on Saturday, January 15! Please check back for a finalized schedule of events and to note all of the required sessions to attend, along with any optional and social events that interest you. 

Incoming students will also receive links by email to three online Orientation modules to review at students' own pace before arriving on-campus. These modules will be released in December. 

Module 1: Academic preparation and campus policies

Module 2: Student life, services, and engagement

Module 3: Campus and community resources; Orientation preparation

Spring 2022 Arrival

Spring Housing

Residence halls open for new students after 9 a.m. on Friday, January 14. Students interested in living on campus should fill out a Spring Housing Interest form no later than December 20, 2021. After housing is assigned, a Residence Life staff member will confirm your specific move-in time. Read more about move-in on the Residence Life website.

COVID Vaccination Requirements

Reed College has instituted a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for the 2021-22 academic year. All students are required to upload proof of full vaccination, as well as other required medical forms, to the Health and Counseling Center’s (HCC) Student Health Portal no later than December 20, 2021. Students who wish to request an exemption from the vaccination requirement or have other questions should contact the HCC as soon as possible.