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Will faculty and staff be refunded for campus parking permits for the time they're working remotely?

At this time, we have no plans to process refunds for faculty and staff parking passes. COVID-19 essential employees who report to work on campus will continue to need valid parking passes. At this time, all other employees have been enabled to work from / stay at home with full pay and benefits.

Last update: Friday, Aug 7, 2020 - 12:22pm

A staff member does not want to take public transportation for fear of contracting COVID-19. Can we make other arrangements for this person?

The university does not pay parking fees or pay for other methods of transportation. 

Tufts Shared Services provides parking at different price points to those who may wish to drive to our Boston Health Sciences campus. For questions pertaining to Boston Health Sciences campus parking, please contact the TSS Parking Office at 1-616-636-5580 or email

At our SMFA campus, a limited number of discounted parking spaces are available at the MFA garage. Parking spaces are also available on St. Alphonsus Street.

The Office of Sustainability has a resource section on their website and you can check that page for more information about local options.

Additionally, alternative commuter options are available via Human Resources’ Benefits site.

Last update: Friday, Aug 7, 2020 - 11:53am
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