Campus Guidelines

The bivalent (Omicron) booster is no longer specifically required but is still strongly recommended. There is no compliance deadline.

Tufts requires an annual flu shot for all Tufts Health Sciences students on the Boston and Grafton campuses. Tufts is no longer requiring the flu shot for students on the Medford/Somerville and SMFA campuses, but all students, faculty, and staff are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for the flu following U.S. CDC guidance.

Questions? Visit COVID-19 Vaccine or Flu Vaccine for more information.

Undergraduate Students
  • The bivalent booster is no longer specifically required but is still strongly recommended.
  • Read more about the university's COVID-19 vaccine policies.
  • Tufts is no longer requiring the flu shot for students on the Medford/Somerville and SMFA campuses but it is strongly recommended.
  • Learn about what to do if you are sick.
Graduate & Professional School Students
Faculty, Staff, Managers & Researchers
  • The bivalent (Omicron) booster is no longer specifically required but is still strongly recommended.
  • Read more about the university's COVID-19 vaccine policies.
  • Additionally, all faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to receive an annual flu shot.
  • Review the latest COVID-19 Travel Policy.
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Update on the COVID-19 vaccine policy:
The bivalent (Omicron) booster is no longer specifically required but is still strongly recommended. Read more.

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