Campus Guidelines

Our goal is to maintain a positive experience on campus and ensure the continued health, safety, and well-being of our university community. We will continue to monitor and respond to the most recent data and trends and make decisions with caution and with the best interests of our university and host communities in mind.

Here, you’ll find updates to the university community, information on testing, and current campus policies, requirements, and recommendations.

 For information specific to each school and to faculty and staff, please see below.

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Latest Updates

Updated COVID-19 vaccination policy and requirements

Tufts has required all community members to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. We have updated this policy to require a COVID-19 booster shot for all eligible students, faculty, staff, vendors, and affiliates per CDC guidanceRead more.

AS&E fall 2021 final exams will be virtual after December 17

Out of an abundance of caution and in recognition of the rising number of COVID-19 cases that we are seeing locally and nationally, we are asking students who live on campus or whose off-campus housing is not their permanent residence, to head to their winter break destinations as early as possible. Effective at 9 p.m. on Friday, December 17, all remaining final exams will be held virtually. Read more.

AS&E Announces Fall 2021 Plans:
The School of Arts and Sciences (including the School of the Museum of Fine Arts) and the School of Engineering plan to resume most academic, research, and campus activities in person on campus in September. Faculty have been asked to plan for in-person fall courses. Read more.

Student Vaccination Requirements:
Students (including undergraduate, graduate, professional, and non-traditional students) will need to be vaccinated prior to participating in on-campus classes or activities this fall. Read more.

Faculty and Staff Vaccination Requirements:
All faculty and staff will be required to provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or request an accommodation by August 15. Read more.


How to Create a Vaccine in Real Time

Brett Leav, A87, A23P, who led the clinical trial team that developed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, tells a Tufts audience how the vaccines happened so quickly