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What resources are available for students as they learn remotely?

Tufts Technology Services has provided an extensive list of resources, tips, and tools on the Learning Remotely page. Also, Tufts is providing licensing for all Tufts students to use Adobe Creative Cloud for the Spring Semester. Learn more here.

What support is available for international students?

International students are receiving guidance directly from the International Center regarding immigration and visa-related questions. The International Center is maintaining an information page that includes immigration updates and other notes specific to the Tufts international community.

The International Center will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Appointments and check-ins will continue via phone or video conference beginning March 16. Students remaining on campus or in the local area may also be able to schedule in-person appointments at the discretion of staff.

Will the Undergraduate Student Affairs office remain open?

The Student Affairs office will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours and is available to help all students coordinate co-curricular resources, supports, and services. Appointments will continue via phone or video conference beginning March 16.

Will Student Accessibility Services remain open?

Student Accessibility Services will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Any student with an approved accommodation that has given their faculty their accommodation letter should expect that their accommodations will continue in the online environment. Appointments and check-ins with SAS will continue via phone or video conference beginning March 16. (Students remaining on campus or in the local area may also be able to schedule in-person appointments at the discretion of staff.) All previously scheduled appointments will continue: SAS will reach out to those students with the preferred format. The process for registering for accommodations will proceed normally. 

After March 13, all exam accommodations will be monitored by instructors online (Dowling and Lincoln Filene will be closed as of March 13 at 5 p.m.). Students scheduled to take exams on or before March 13 should proceed with their previously scheduled plan. Students may check the Student Accessibility Services homepage for information about accommodations in online classes, any virtual workshops, and other programming.

Will identity-based centers remain open?

All six Identity-based Centers will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Appointments and check-ins will continue via phone or video conference beginning March 16. (Students remaining on campus or in the local area may also be able to schedule in-person appointments at the discretion of staff.) Although events through the Identity-based Centers have been canceled or postponed for the remainder of the semester, students are strongly encouraged to seek resources and services through each Center and are welcome to stop by the Centers before their departure from campus.

Will Tufts Global Education remain open?

The Tufts Global Education office will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. All current study abroad students are receiving information and instructions related to their program by March 12 and will continue to receive updates directly from Tufts Global Education. Information about the status of Summer Abroad programs and programs for the 2020-21 academic year will be shared as soon as it becomes available.

Will the Tufts Career Center remain open?

The Tufts Career Center will remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Individual career advising appointments and drop-ins will be held by phone or Skype beginning March 16 and will continue through the last day of classes, April 27. Please refer to the Career Center website for more information. Students who have currently scheduled appointments should log in to Handshake and edit the appointment medium from “in-person” to “phone” or “Skype” and provide a phone number or Skype username. (Students remaining on campus or in the local area may also be able to schedule in-person appointments at the discretion of staff.)  

All Career Center events have been canceled or postponed for the remainder of the semester. Students may check Handshake for information about any virtual events that may be offered. A follow-up message with more details will be coming from the Career Center within the next few days.

What support is available from student services and financial services ?

Please note that this applies to undergraduates only

The Registrar is currently planning to remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Beginning March 18, appointments and services will continue via phone and email. In some cases, in-person appointments may also be made upon request.

Financial Services is currently planning to remain open throughout Spring 2020 with normal hours. Beginning March 18, appointments and services through Financial Aid will continue via phone and email. The Bursar's office will also continue appointments and services via phone and email, and will be available for in-person cash transactions on upon request.

Students may email studentservices@tufts.edu or call 617-627-2000 with questions.