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Please see the latest announcement about Commencement for 2020 graduates.

If you have been in close contact with someone who has been identified as having a potential or positive COVID-19 diagnosis, please email covid19@tufts.edu immediately.

Classes moving online

  • Beginning March 25, university instruction was changed to be conducted virtually for the remainder of the semester.
  • To prepare for this change, all AS&E classes were canceled on Friday, March 13 and undergraduate spring break was extended until March 25.
  • This extra time was designed to provide students with opportunity to pack their residence hall rooms and depart campus by Monday, March 16.
  • Students who were unable to return to their permanent residence due to travel restrictions or due to extenuating personal circumstances were required to request permission before March 12 to remain through the Office of Residential Life and Learning.

Travel and event restrictions

  • Effective immediately, all university-sponsored, connected, or funded domestic and international travel for students, faculty, and staff is prohibited.
  • The university also strongly discourages all personal domestic and international travel by students, faculty, and staff, except for the purposes of students returning home.
  • On-campus events that include external visitors will be prohibited through the end of April. Tufts-sponsored off-campus events are prohibited through the end of April as well.

Athletic restrictions and cancellations

  • While winter season athletic teams were allowed to complete their seasons, spectators were prohibited from attending any events held at Tufts.
  • Following a decision of the NESCAC presidents, the NESCAC league and championship play are canceled.

Non-essential employees working remotely

  • While all university offices will remain open, non-essential employees are working remotely as of March 15.