Plan Your Visit
Due to high volume of visitors for the months of March and April, we may not be able to accommodate walk-ins for sessions or tours. Please be sure to register well in advance for your campus visit.
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Activities to Consider During Your Visit
Our Visitors Center is located in Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Ave., 7th floor, Medford MA, 02155. Please park in the Dowling Hall Garage 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 in the lobby. All sessions and tours organize and leave from there. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to check-in and register.
Register for a Visit
are offered Monday–Friday. These 60-minute talks are designed for high school students and their families to provide an introduction to Tufts while highlighting some of our academic programs and discussing the admissions process here. Seating is limited during busy times and we ask that you . If you are planning a visit for a group of 10 or more students, please register here.
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. If you are planning a visit for a group of 10 or more students, please register here.
Engineering Information Sessions
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 12:30 on Mondays and Fridays beginning September 14th (excluding September 25, October 9, October 16, October 23, and November 6). If you aren't able to attend an Engineering Information Session, then sign up for a standard Information Session: the standard Information Session always includes engineering content as well.
Lunch with a Student
Lunch hosting is a great way to spend some quality time with a current Tufts student. Lunch hosting is offered Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from February 22nd through March 18th. Admitted students will have the option to have lunch with a student in April. You can sign up for a lunch host here (we ask that you register at least one week in advance).Learn More
Due to the large number of requests, we are no longer scheduling group visits in March and April.
Schools and other organizations wishing to bring groups of ten or more high school juniors or seniors to campus should register here. We are unable to accommodate groups of 10 or more on weekends, holidays, and school vacation weeks.
Transfer Question and Answer Sessions
Transfer Student Question and Answer Sessions provide potential transfer applicants the opportunity to meet with an admissions officer in small groups to learn about the Tufts experience, from academics to campus life, and to have their questions answered. Transfer Sessions have concluded for the semester. Should you have questions, please email
Our campus tours require navigation of hills and stairs, so please contact us ahead of time if anyone in your party has difficulty with mobility. We do have a wheelchair on-site, should you need one.
You may call 617-627-3170 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.