Arrival Information

Traveling to Tufts

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus. Please note that if you choose to arrive early, you will need to make your own accommodation arrangements.

Airport Arrivals

The closest airport to Tufts is Boston Logan International. We provide complimentary transfers from the airport for each program at designated dates and times. If you arrive on another date you will need to make your own transportation arrangements.

Car Arrivals

If you are arriving by car, you should go directly to your residence hall

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Program Registration

When you arrive on campus, our program staff will assist you with the registration process and moving into your residence hall. During registration, you will receive

  • A Welcome Packet with the orientation schedule, public safety information, campus information, a map, and local dining information.
  • Your Tufts University ID card - This card provides access to campus facilities and should be kept with you at all times. You are required to show your ID at the request of any University Official.
  • Your Meal Card - This card provides access to the dining facilities on campus for your meal plan

Welcome Reception and Orientation

All students are invited to attend a welcome reception to meet your fellow students in a casual, friendly environment.

On the first Monday of your program, the Summer Residential Life Staff will host an orientation to introduce you to Tufts University and the Greater Boston area. At this time you will meet Residence Counselors and staff, learn about campus resources, and find out more about activities planned for the summer.