Reed College Orientation 2014

Summer Communications from Reed

You will hear from us frequently this summer via both email and snail mail. Please make sure to check your new Reed email account. If you don't, you may miss important information. (You’ll set this up using information in the letter you receive in May.) Here is a comprehensive list of all of the communications that you can expect to get from us. There may be a few surprises, too!

New Student Mailing

Mailed by: Orientation office, 503/777-7530
Mail date: by May 15

  • Letter with PIN and information to create your IRIS account
  • Postcard pointing you to this web site

Parent Mailing

Mailed by: Orientation office, 503/777-7530
Mail date: by May 15

  • Welcome postcard for parents

Dewar Tuition Refund Insurance

Mailed by: Business office, 503/777-7505
Mail date: June 15
Response deadline: postmarked by September 3

  • Information on optional insurance to refund tuition in the event of a withdrawal

Greetings from the Alumni Association

Mailed by: Alumni & parent relations, 503/777-7589
Mail date: June

  • Humanities 110 letter and a copy of the Iliad & Gilgamesh

Sexual Assault Prevention (email)

Sent by: Orientation, 503/777-7530
Mail date: early July
Response deadline: August 1

  • Information on how to complete the online sexual assault prevention training module

Survey (email)

Sent by: Institutional research, 503/777-7501
Mail date: June
Response deadline: August 1 

  • CIRP survey

Bookstore Preorder Information

Mailed by: Bookstore, 503/788-6615
Mail date: late June
Response deadline: August 1

  • Information on how to preorder textbooks, dorm room supplies, linens, and the Odyssey for parent humanities conference

Back-to-School Computer Sales

Mailed by: Computer store, 503/777-7253
Mail date: early July
Response deadline: early August

  • Information on Apple computer specials

Billings

Mailed by: Business office, 503/777-7505

First Billing
Mail date: July 3
Response deadline: August 16

Second Billing
Mail date: July 24
Response deadline: August 16

Third Billing
Mail date: August 14
Response deadline: August 30

Housing Assignments (email)

Sent by: Residence life, 503/777-7536
Mail date: First week of August

Greetings from the Library

Mailed by: Library, 503/771-1112
Mail date: early August

  • Introduction to your personal librarian

Student Employment Information (email)

Sent by: Business office, 503/777-7549
Mail date: early August

Parent & Family Weekend Information

Mailed by: Alumni & parent relations, 503/777-7589
Mail date: September
Response deadline: late-October sign-up deadline for Parent & Family Weekend