Orientation 2019

Congratulations New Reedies!

photo of freshman class altogether taken from rooftop

We can’t wait to welcome you in August. Our staff is busy getting ready to greet you.

Check back here in mid-March for our comprehensive website. You will also receive your Orientation Getting Started Mailing in late March.

Please call the Student Engagement Office or email student-engagement@reed.edu with questions.

Orientation 2019 dates

Tuesday, August 20
All Day, Peer Mentor Program & International Student Orientation students arrive for Pre-Orientation Program

Friday, August 23
1-5 p.m., Outdoor & SEEDS Program participants arrive for Check-In

Monday, August 26
10 a.m.-2 p.m., General Student Check-In, Parent and Family Check-In
2 p.m., Parent and Family Orientation Begins
By 5 p.m., Outdoor and SEEDS Programs return to campus
Evening, Orientation programming begins

Tuesday, August 27
6 p.m., Parent and Family Orientation Concludes

Sunday, September 1
Evening, Orientation concludes

Monday, September 2
Labor Day, College Closed

Tuesday, September 3
First day of fall classes


We are committed to providing equal access for all to our programs and facilities. We will do our best to provide reasonable accommodation for mobility and nonmobility disabilities. If you have questions or accommodation requests, please contact staff in the student engagement office by August 1.

Trans and gender nonconforming at Reed FAQ

The Office for Inclusive Community has created an FAQ that addresses many common questions about housing assignments, ID cards, healthcare, and preferred names. Feel free to contact Dayspring Mattole with any additional questions or concerns.

Contact us

Student engagement office