Events

August 4 - September 2, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Special Topics Session: Building Community and Facilitating Difficult Conversations Part 2 of 2

Facilitated by Kate Duffly and Presence O'Neal. These sessions provide in-depth, live introduction to topics, modes of instruction or content delivery...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
Special Topics Session: Teaching in the Context of National Protest: Engaging with Racial Justice in the Classroom

Facilitated by Dr. Dereca Blackmon, Stanford. In this workshop, we will discuss how to navigate: racial justice conversations and highly charged moments in...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
{CANCELED} New Hum 110 Book Club

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Contact alumni@reed.edu for the most current information about future Hum 110 book club meetings. Curious about the new Hum...

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Special Topics Session: Using Moodle Discussion Forums and Wikis

Facilitated by Kara Cerveny and Mary Ashburn Miller. These sessions provide in-depth, live introduction to topics, modes of instruction or content delivery...

10:00am
Virtual Event
Area Brainstorming Session: Division of the Arts

Facilitated by Geraldine Ondrizek and Kate Duffly. These sessions serve as opportunities to share ideas with others teaching in roughly similar areas about...

2:00pm
Virtual Event
Special Topics Session: Sharing Strategies for Teaching Labs

Facilitated by Kara Cerveny and Kelly McConville. Kara and Kelly will host a discussion about how to teach labs this semeseter (remote, in-person, and...

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, August 10, 2020

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Get to know your options—big school vs small; rural vs. urban; liberal arts vs research—and see what makes Reed different. Join Varik Harris, Assistant Dean...

11:00am
Virtual Event
Platforms to Share Students' Work for Critiques, Exhibitions, and Performances

In the arts, exhibition and performance are vital, we will share formats others are using and discuss what we can as a Division do to make our student work...

2:00pm
Virtual Event
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Current students reflect on their own college search journeys and offer advice on mastering the process. Register here. Have you ever wondered how to get...

3:00pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Milyon Trulove, will discuss how to navigate the selective college admission process. Join this...

10:00am
Virtual Event
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The college essay is unique. We’ll let you in on the dos and don’ts and show you a few sample essays from successful Reed applications. Register here. Have...

1:00pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Join Grace Fisher, Associate Dean of Admission, and Varik Harris, Assistant Dean of Admission, for an interactive case study event. Learn what your college...

11:00am
Virtual Event
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Join Grant Sewell, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, for an exploration of the transfer application process. We'll share insights on requirements and talk...

2:00pm
Virtual Event
Area Brainstorming Session: General

Facilitated by Tamara Metz. These sessions serve as opportunities to share ideas with others teaching in roughly similar areas about your plans for the...

4:00pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Take a deep dive into the college interview to discover why interviews are an important part of the application process. Learn tips for communicating...

10:00am
Virtual Event
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Sandy Sundstrom, Director of Financial Aid, and Jess Kelly, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, will demystify what financial aid is, explain how it works,...

4:00pm
Virtual Event

Friday, August 14, 2020

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Ready, set, apply! Grant Sewell, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, and Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, will share...

11:00am
Virtual Event

Monday, August 17, 2020

New Student Check-In

Please arrive during the time slot you have signed up for. Detailed process and procedures will be emailed to all students closer to their arrival...

9:00am
TBD  

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

New Student Check-In

Please arrive during the time slot you have signed up for. Detailed process and procedures will be emailed to all students closer to their arrival...

9:00am
TBD  

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

New Student Check-In

Please arrive during the time slot you have signed up for. Detailed process and procedures will be emailed to all students closer to their arrival...

9:00am
TBD  

Thursday, August 20, 2020

New Student Check-In

Please arrive during the time slot you have signed up for. Detailed process and procedures will be emailed to all students closer to their arrival...

9:00am
TBD  

Monday, August 24, 2020

Orientation Kick-Off

Your official welcome to Orientation! Zoom link to be shared later in August.

10:00am
Virtual Event
Parent & Family Orientation: COVID-19 Response Q&A for Parents

Parents and families, join us for an information session on Reed's COVID-19 prevention & response plan. Representatives from the Offices of Risk Management,...

10:00am
Virtual Event
Working at Reed Drop-In Hours

Come by Prexy to fill out employment paperwork if you plan to work on campus. Staff members will be available to answer questions about both on-campus and...

11:00am
Prexy  
Parent & Family Orientation: A Reed Education

Join us for a discussion of Reed's academic program, what a liberal arts education means at Reed, and how we help your student develop into a scholar. Dean...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
AOD Policy Q&A

Get your questions answered about Reed's Alcohol and Other Drugs policy. Zoom link to be shared later in August.

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Community at Reed

In this session, we will begin to build an inclusive community with each other. Through interactive activities, we will learn the tools to listen and...

3:00pm
Virtual Event
Parent & Family Orientation: Supporting your Student with Disabilities

Are you a family member or caregiver of a Reed student who has disabilities or learning differences? Please join us virtually for an informational discussion...

3:00pm
Virtual Event
First Night Experience

Who are all the people you passed in the hallway while you were moving in? Come to your first residence hall meeting to meet all your fellow first-year...

8:00pm

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Convocation

Reed's Convocation, which marks the official start of Reed's 2020–21 academic year, is also a formal welcoming of students from every corner of the world and...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Parent & Family Orientation: The Reed Curriculum

The Reed classroom is always remarkable, even in these unprecedented times. In this session, Tamara Metz, associate professor of political science and...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Community at Reed

In this session, we will begin to build an inclusive community with each other. Through interactive activities, we will learn the tools to listen and...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Sex and Consent at Reed

Please note: While these sessions are divided by gender, we know that gender identity is complicated. Please feel free to attend the session that best fits...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Parent & Family Orientation: Supporting Student Success

Parents and families, don’t miss this one! This session is critical to helping families of new Reedies understand the relationship between Reed, new...

3:00pm
Virtual Event
Working at Reed Q&A

This presentation will cover information about work-study, including off-campus work-study, job opportunities available to students, how to search for jobs,...

4:00pm
Virtual Event
Honor Principle

Come find out everything you need to know about being honorable at Reed during Orientation and beyond. This panel will be discussing topics that include...

7:00pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to the Reed Judicial Board

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

8:15pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Policies and Resources

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

10:00am
Virtual Event
Working at Reed Drop-In Hours

Come by Prexy to fill out employment paperwork if you plan to work on campus. Staff members will be available to answer questions about both on-campus and...

11:00am
Prexy  
Academic Advising and Registration Q&A

Ask the registrar any questions you may have about registering for classes this academic year. Zoom link to be shared later in August.

1:00pm
Virtual Event
Parent & Family Orientation: Health & Counseling Center Q+A

Join us for a Q&A just for parents. Directors from the health & counseling center (HCC), along with Reed's medical and counseling providers, will be...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
Athletic, Fitness & Outdoor Programs

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Community at Reed

In this session, we will begin to build an inclusive community with each other. Through interactive activities, we will learn the tools to listen and...

3:00pm
Virtual Event
Sex and Consent at Reed

Please note: While these sessions are divided by gender, we know that gender identity is complicated. Please feel free to attend the session that best fits...

3:00pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Health & Counseling Center Q+A

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

10:00am
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Community at Reed

In this session, we will begin to build an inclusive community with each other. Through interactive activities, we will learn the tools to listen and...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Sex and Consent at Reed

Please note: While these sessions are divided by gender, we know that gender identity is complicated. Please feel free to attend the session that best fits...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Watchdog Reporting on the Pandemic’s Effect on the US Food System

Sam Fromartz ’80, editor in chief of the Food & Environment Reporting Network (FERN) produces award-winning, high-impact investigative and explanatory...

6:00pm
Virtual Event

Friday, August 28, 2020

Library Q+A

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

10:00am
Virtual Event
Working at Reed Drop-In Hours

Come by Prexy to fill out employment paperwork if you plan to work on campus. Staff members will be available to answer questions about both on-campus and...

11:00am
Prexy  
Thriving in Reed’s Academic Culture

A lively discussion with the Dean of the Faculty and other faculty members that will provide an introduction to Reed’s academic culture. Faculty will discuss...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Low SES & First-Generation College Students Info Session

Zoom link to be shared later in August.

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

{CANCELED} New Hum 110 Book Club

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Contact alumni@reed.edu for the most current information about future Hum 110 book club meetings. Curious about the new Hum...

August 4 - September 2, 2020