Student Life

Student Life Departments 

The departments within Student Life provide a wide range of programs and services intended to complement and enhance each student’s academic experiences.

Please read the descriptions below and visit the department websites to learn more about campus services and resources available to Reed students. Click HERE for an extended PDF version of this information. If you are unsure which department to contact for specific information, contact the Student Life Office for assistance.

Student Life Office         

Eliot 218  |  503/517-7396  |  website
The Student Life Office coordinates a comprehensive network of student support and addresses concerns for students. The staff in the Student Life Office serve as a resource for students and community members and coordinates Reed’s leave of absence process.

Academic Support

Dorothy Johansen House  |  503/517-7722  |  website
The Office of Academic Support offers peer tutoring, writing support, workshops, and individualized coaching to enrich and support students in their academic experience.

Athletics, Fitness & Outdoor Programs

Watzek Sports Center  |  503/517-7680  |  website
The Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Programs oversees Reed’s Physical Education Department, club sports, the Reed ski cabin, Gray Fund recreational events, and the Reed Outing Club.

Community Safety

28 West  |  503/771-1112  |  website                                                                       
Community Safety provides campus and safety services 24 hours a day, including emergency response, door unlocks, and escort services. Community Safety Officers are trained staff available to receive, investigate, and respond to safety and security concerns.

Community Wellness

Student Center  |  503/517-7633  |  website
Community Wellness sponsors health promotion through the Peer Health Advocate and Night Owl programs. These student-driven programs sponsor events and workshops to educate the Reed community on stress management, mental health, physical activity and harm reduction.

Disability Support Services

Dorothy Johansen House  |  503/517-7921  |  website
Disability Support Services works with students and faculty to determine appropriate academic accommodations and services for students with documented disabilities. DSS staff provide services and resources intended to facilitate equal access and opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in College programs, activities, and services.

Health & Counseling Services

Health and Counseling Center  |  503/517-7349  |  website
The Health and Counseling Center (HCC) offers counseling, medication consultation and management, primary care medical services, and an array of wellness services including biofeedback instruction and consultation for stress management.

International Student Services

GCC 104  |  503/517-5538  |  website
International Student Services supports international students through resources and programs that help international students acclimate to life in the United States and thrive at Reed, while also facilitating their ability to share their diverse cultures with the rest of the college community.

Office for Inclusive Community

Student Center  |  503/777-7518  |  website
The Office for Inclusive Community seeks to create and sustain an inclusive campus environment that meets the needs of all members. Accomplished through campus programming, facilitating constructive dialogues, and supporting all students as they explore the intersection of identities.

Office for Restorative Practices

Eliot 108A  |  503/517-4842  |  website
The Office for Restorative Practices responds to student conduct under the auspices of relevant Reed codes and governing documents. Its staff serves as a resource for the Reed community regarding bringing the Honor Principle to community conversations in a consistent and educationally purposeful manner.

Residence Life

28 West  |  503/517-7834  |  website
The Office of Residence Life coordinates placement in on-campus housing, community-focused programming, and a safe and welcoming environment for students in the residence halls.


Student Center  |  503/517-7563  |  website
SEEDS (Students for Education, Empowerment, and Direct Service) connects students to the greater community in an effort to complement the academic program, to inform students’ personal and career development, and to create and sustain a positive impact within the communities served.

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

GCC 104  |  503/517-7966  |  website
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program provides a wide range of prevention education programs and crisis advocacy services, including emotional support, information about options and campus processes, referrals, and reporting assistance for students.

Student Engagement

Student Center |  503/788-6692  |  website
The Student Engagement office strives to nurture cross-campus involvement and to foster the intentional development of the whole student through support of student groups and programs, such as Orientation and Gray Fund cultural events.