Plan Your Visit
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Activities to Consider During Your Visit
Our Visitors Center is located at Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Ave., 7th floor, Medford MA, 02215. Visitors who cannot find parking on Boston Ave. may park in the garage also located at 419 Boston Ave. There is an $8 charge for parking in the garage. After parking, visitors should ride the elevator to the 7th floor and check-in at the Undergraduate Admissions reception desk across from the elevator. All sessions and tours organize and leave from here. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to check-in and register.
led by current students, are offered several times a day and last about 70 minutes. These walking tours require navigation of hills and stairs, so please contact us ahead of time if anyone in your party has difficulty with mobility. We ask that you and encourage you to pair the tour with an information session.
Engineering Info Sessions and Tours
If you are interested in the School of Engineering, then consider an Engineering Information Session, which offers all of the admissions content of a standard Information Session but with an engineering focus. Engineering Information Sessions are offered at 11:30 on Monday, July 6 and Fridays from July 10 through August 28. If you aren't able to attend an Engineering Session, then sign up for a standard Information Session: the standard Information Session always includes engineering content as well.
We also offer tours of our engineering facilities led by current engineering students during the fall and spring semesters. These walking tours require navigation of hills and stairs, so please contact us ahead of time if anyone in your party has difficulty with mobility.
are available on a walk-in basis during the fall and spring semesters. Click on the class schedule and take your pick. Students should plan to show up at the classroom ten minutes early to check in with the professors and stay for the entire class. Please also come to Dowling Hall at some point during the day so we can be sure we have you registered and in our database. Sorry parents, but faculty have requested that these classes be limited to prospective students only.
Lunch With a Student
Lunch with a student host, an option for high school students during the fall and spring semesters, is one of the best ways to get up close and personal with a current Tufts undergraduate. You can sign up for a lunch host here (we ask that you register at least one week in advance). Luncg hosting will reopen in September.Learn More
Schools and other organizations wishing to bring groups of five or more high school juniors or seniors to campus may call 617-627-3170 to inquire about availability and to make a reservation. We are unable to accommodate groups of 10 or more on weekends, holidays, and school vacation weeks.
Planning to travel by car, train, plane, or local public transportation? Click through for a campus map and detailed directions.
Find a Hotel
Accommodations for visitors planning to spend more than a day in the Boston area are abundant. Click through for a full list of Boston and Boston-area hotels and lodgings that offer a discounted “Tufts Rate.”
When our Medford/Somerville campus is closed due to severe weather or other emergencies, our tours and information sessions are canceled. You will find information about campus closings at www.tufts.edu or by calling the automated line at 617-627-4636.