Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services, at Tufts University, promotes an accessible college experience for students with disabilities. We support undergraduate and graduate students in the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering, as well as Fletcher students, in developing self-advocacy skills, empowering them at Tufts and beyond. SAS also advocates for an inclusive and diverse Tufts community through education and collaborative campus partnerships. 

Students relax on the academic quad.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Sep 26, 2018

Enjoy a free lunch while meeting Sociology faculty and students! Catch up with what everyone did over last semester and the summer and hear about study abroad, internship, research, job opportunities and more!

Sep 27, 2018

Topic: Where to Start, Understanding Budgeting & Financial Aid

Guest Speakers from Financial Aid

For more information about Off-Campus Housing, contact Residential Life at reslife@tufts.edu.

Sep 30, 2018

All are welcome to explore spiritual life at Tufts. Learn more about the mission of the University Chaplaincy and the history of Goddard Chapel. Coffee, tea, and water are available.

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News & Announcements

Obtain a Student ID card with your Preferred (Common) Name

You now have the ability to obtain a Student ID card with your preferred (common) name! 

  1. Update your preferred name in SIS by clicking the pencil icon next to your name in the About Me tab. (Please note: preferred names can only be printed on Student ID cards if they contain alpha characters only.) Updating your preferred name in SIS will also update your name on class and grade rosters.
  2. If you are replacing an old Student ID card, contact Public Safety about your request for an updated Student ID card. (Incoming students requesting their first Tufts ID card do not need to contact Public Safety, but will have their preferred name appear on their ID card automatically.) 

There are a limited number of replacement IDs available at no charge for current students, and incoming students will never be charged for this service! Learn more about updating your name on your Student ID card.

As a reminder, you can also have your name updated for general communications at Tufts. (Your diploma records will remain as your legal name and, as of now, your Tufts User Name will not change).

Review Tufts' Preferred Name Policy

Compare the Old and New Credit-Hour Systems

Do you have any of the following questions about how the old credit-hour system compares with the new system that will be adopted in June 2018?

  • How many credits should I register for?
  • What is a full-time course load?
  • How many credits can I transfer?
  • How is the HASS requirement affected?
  • What does a double major entail?
  • Are requirements for the Dean's List impacted?
  • What about Latin honors?

Review our chart that compares the old credit-hour system with the new system!

Compare the Old and New Credit-Hour Systems

Late Night Dining is Back!

Late Night is Back! Stop by Carmichael or Commons Friday and Saturday nights, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. for Late Night snacks! Use a meal swipe at Carmichael and a meal swipe equivalent at Commons. It’s equal to lunch. 

Late Night Dining

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