Student Life Office

Contact the Student Life Office

Student Life Office staff are available to Reed students, faculty, staff, and family members. Please email student-life@reed.edu, or call 503-517-7396. Students can also schedule a phone or virtual meeting appointment with a dean.

Our Staff 

Karnell McConnell-Black
Vice President for Student Life
Eliot 218c
503-517-7396
kblack@reed.edu 
To schedule an appointment, email student-life@reed.edu or visit Eliot 218.


Tawana Parks
Martha A. Darling Dean of Students
503-517-7396
tawanap@reed.edu
To schedule an appointment , email student-life@reed.edu or visit Eliot 218.

 
Cathy Carrington
Associate to the Vice President for Student Life 
503-517-7396
student-life@reed.edu
Responsibilities: Scheduling, project support/communications, and budget support for the Vice President for Student Life, and scheduling for the Interim Dean of Students. Also supports student leaves and withdrawals' processing, scheduling student progress plan and underload meetings, as well as scheduling and support for Student Life Division meetings and staff orientations, Division communications, and processing and approving staff Vollum Funds. Serves as the first point of contact for the Student Life Office and can connect you to resources within Student Life and campus-wide support.