Academic Advice and Support

We support you in understanding academic expectations, opportunities and resources. We can help you reflect on your experience so far, and identify your goals and interests moving forward.

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Feb 26, 2020

Information session for F-1 STEM eligible students about the process to apply for work authorization in the US.

Feb 26, 2020

Informational event for students applying to dental school this year with the intention of starting dental school in summer of 2021

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News & Announcements

Policy Update: Incomplete Grades

Beginning Spring 2020, all undergraduate students who take a personal or medical leave of absence or who have been required to withdraw from the University must complete all outstanding written work and exams to resolve all grades of Incomplete prior to being able to return for subsequent semesters. This policy update is designed to ensure a smooth transition back to coursework for all students who have taken time away from their studies.

You can learn more about this policy on the Academic Advising websites for Liberal Arts BA/BS, Liberal Arts BFA, and Engineering students. Students may also contact their Advising Dean with any questions.

Global Research Assistant Program (GRAP)

The Global Research Assistant Program (GRAP) provides the opportunity for Tufts undergraduate students to work with Tufts faculty members on international research and impact projects for a minimum of eight weeks during the summer. Project locations include Bermuda, Costa Rica, Japan, Malawi, and Uganda. This opportunity is open to all Tufts rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. GRAP is sponsored by the AS&E Career Center and Summer Scholars Program, the Institute for Global Leadership, the Office of the Provost, and Tisch College. The deadline to apply has be extended to February 27!

Learn More About GRAP -- and Apply!


Apply for the Tisch Undergraduate Research Awards

Tisch Library offers awards to recognize outstanding undergraduate use of the library’s collections and services to produce an exemplary research project, in which all formats are eligible for submission. A first prize of $500 and a second prize of $250 are awarded to projects in the following categories:

  • First-year writing programs
  • 001-099
  • 100-199 +
  • Independent Research Efforts

All undergraduate students who are registered through the end of Spring 2020 are eligible. The deadline to apply is March 15!

Apply for the Tisch Undergraduate Research Awards!

Tisch Undergraduate Research Awards

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Student Personas

Students playing frisbee on the academic quad Pre-Major Advisors work collaboratively with the Advising Deans to ensure that students are making appropriate academic progress and connecting to campus resources.
Student receiving writing support at the ARC My writing consultant listened carefully to everything I said and provided the greatest feedback I've ever received. I've never felt more confident in handing in an essay at Tufts.
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