Parents and Families

Orientation Events for Parents and Families

The dates for Undergraduate Orientation 2022 are TBD. Please check back in the 2022 spring semester for updates. In the meantime, please feel free to review the 2021 Undergraduate Orientation schedule. Tufts also offers eight optional Pre-Orientation programs, which take place prior to Undergraduate Orientation. Information on registration and other Pre-Orientation 2022 details will be posted here in the 2022 spring semester.

Arrival Information!

Please refer to the Office of Residential Life and Learning for updated information. Arrival information for fall 2022 will be posted later in 2022 spring semester.

Traditionally Tufts offers several welcome programs for parents and families. 2021 programs were all virtual and, in addition to an archive of weekly emails sent to incoming students throughout the 2021 summer, can be viewed in the sidebar of the Programs and Calendars page.

Parent and Family Resources

New Student Parent/Family Welcome Programming 

Meet the Advising Deans

Each undergraduate student is assigned an advising dean who will help them navigate their degree program at Tufts. Learn about advising and academic support and how the Office of Undergraduate Education Partners with students and parents.

SMFA Parents and Families Welcome

Meet the SMFA at Tufts Dean and Student Support Team to discuss how to best support your student and their transition to Tufts.

After the Drop Off, presented by Health Services 

Join staff from Health Services, Counseling and Mental Health and Health Promotion to discuss services and resources for all new students.

Pre-Health at Tufts: More Than Just Academics

This session is for parents and families of students interested in Pre-Health programs. Join staff from Pre-Health advising for this informative session in what Tufts can offer in preparing students for careers in the health profession.

Matriculation Ceremony

This annual ceremony where President Monaco will enroll and welcome all new students.