Welcome First-Year and Transfer Students! Orientation 2017 is around the corner and the Undergraduate Orientation Office is excited to welcome you and your families to Tufts in the fall.  Everyone at Tufts is here to help you and your family understand the expectations and opportunities you will encounter as a member of the Tufts community.  Our goal is to introduce you to your peers, upperclass students, faculty, staff and the many Tufts’ services as you begin your college journey.  The information you will find on this site will be updated throughout the year, so keep checking back for new information on Orientation 2017.  As always, do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Students on the opening night of Orientation

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Apr 1, 2017

Come support the Track and Field Team at home!

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News & Announcements

Thanks for Swiping It Forward!

Thanks for Swiping It Forward!

Persona: 10 Students from the SMFA at Tufts

Come see the work of 10 SMFA students at the RSM Art Gallery in Boston! Twenty percent of sales from Persona will be donated to the SMFA at Tufts University in support of scholarships and financial aid!

When: March 9 - April 30
Where: RSM Art Gallery, 80 City Square, Boston, MA 02129


Come to Open Call

Open Call is an experiment in cultivating meaningful human connections at Tufts through shared experiences. Every week, people from disparate walks meet in Dowling Hall with positive energy, yummy food and engaging activities. We hope to see you there!

See a list of our events!

Students at an Open Call event

Student Personas

Students gather at FOCUS orientation program “FOCUS was a fantastic way to start off college--it was a great mix of meeting new people, doing community service, and exploring Boston!” - Megan Kuhnle 2019
Students walk hand in hand in front of Ballou Hall "It was a jumpstart to the college-belonging experience. The world was so much smaller for those three days." - Md Reshad Bin Harun 2018
Students on a wilderness trip "TWO made me feel as though I had a home in a place 2000 miles from where I'd come and turned my anxiety and fear into laughter and friendships." Doo-yun Her 2018