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Center for Awareness, Resources and Education (CARE)

The Center for Awareness, Resources and Education (CARE) office is a confidential space on campus that works on issues of sexual misconduct, consent education, sex health, and bystander intervention. CARE works with students to review options, discuss concerns, and offer accommodations and consultation.

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Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)

CELT collaborates with faculty to discover the best available evidence about learning and apply it to their teaching. CELT guides faculty in their ongoing development as critical, reflective, and innovative teachers and academic leaders by promoting and espousing teaching scholarship leading to effective student learning.

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EthicsPoint

Tufts has created a community of support across all its campuses with a comprehensive network of resources for students, faculty, and staff.

Tufts EthicsPoint can be used to anonymously report any matters of harassment and discrimination to the Office of Equal Opportunity. OEO can also be contacted directly.

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Office of Equal Opportunity

The Office of Equal Opportunity ensures that the university maintains compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to anti-discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX, and affirmative action. It resolves complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.

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International Center

The International Center is a single, university-wide resource that serves international students, scholars, faculty, and staff. It’s a recently consolidated office that provides immigration services, orientation, and ongoing support for international members of our community across all of Tufts’ schools and administrative divisions.

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Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

Tisch College is a community of passionate scholars, educators, and practitioners who come from diverse backgrounds. A national leader in civic education and engagement, Tisch sets the standard for higher education’s role in advancing the greater good.

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Tufts All-Gender Bathrooms

Tufts is working to provide all-gender bathroom resources across the university to serve trans, non-binary, and/or gender non-conforming students, faculty, and staff. A directory and map is currently available for the Medford/Somerville campus.

Similar directories and maps are being prepared for all other campuses and will be available soon.

University Chaplaincy

The University Chaplaincy supports religious, spiritual, ethical, and cultural life for all members of the Tufts community. It’s a hub that provides opportunities for people to practice and deepen their own religious and philosophical traditions, while fostering understanding and respect for other traditions. An important part of the University Chaplaincy’s mission is to educate members of our community about spiritual and ethical issues in society and the world, and promote multifaith engagement.

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School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, and SMFA

Africana Center

The Africana Center was founded in 1969 to meet the needs and concerns of Tufts students of African descent. The center supports the academic mission of the university by providing students access to a full range of academic, cultural, and social resources and programs. It provides culturally focused lectures, workshops, concerts, and films that reflect and celebrate the intellectual tradition of black people in the diaspora.

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Asian American Center

The Asian American Center, founded in 1983, is a resource for the university and the Asian/Asian American communities. It fosters a supportive environment for the academic and personal development of students through its year-round programs and services. The center recognizes the mono- and multiracial East Asian, Southeast Asian, and South Asian peoples, cultures, and intersecting social identities present in the Tufts community, and advocates for students to ensure a successful college experience.

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Career Center

An education at Tufts offers benefits that go beyond graduation. Diversity Resources provides our diverse communities with invaluable tools that support career development for both current students and alumni. From one-on-one meetings with a career advisor to available scholarships, fellowships, and internships, as well as an online career center, annual job fairs, and other community-specific resources, it offers a panoply of ways to further your dreams.

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Center for STEM Diversity

Established in 2008, Tufts University's Center for STEM Diversity works in partnership with the School of Engineering and the School of Arts and Sciences to foster a diverse and inclusive science and engineering learning environment. We focus on strengthening meaningful student participation in science and engineering, specifically for traditionally underrepresented groups including women, African Americans, Native Americans, the LGBTQ community, and those who identify as Hispanic and/or Latinx. We also work intentionally with first-generation college students and with students from low-income backgrounds.

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Center for the Study of Race and Democracy

The mission of the Center of the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) is to promote research, scholarship, and discussion on the ways issues of race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens. It combines Tufts’ longstanding commitment to promoting active citizenship with cutting-edge research on how race and democracy shape social, political, cultural, and economic conditions.

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Counseling and Mental Health Service

Counseling and Mental Health Service is diverse team of clinicians deeply committed to helping students navigate challenges related to mental health and well-being. They offer a range of free and confidential services for all undergraduate students and to graduate students who have paid the health fee.

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FIRST Resource Center

The FIRST Resource Center was founded to create a community of support and to develop a network of resources for Tufts' first-generation, low-income, and undocumented populations. FIRST welcomes any student who self-identifies with the first-generation college student experience. By strengthening the bonds between our community members and bridging the gap between Tufts’ resources and first-gen students, FIRST aims to ensure that first-gens are empowered in and prepared to reach their full social, professional, and academic potentials.

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Latino Center

Tufts Latino Center is a home away from home. The center is a dedicated and intentional space for student-centered curricular and cocurricular learning opportunities focusing on identity, equity, and social justice. For over 25 years, Tufts Latino Center has, and continues to be, student run, staff led, and community supported. Visit us to learn about our programs, events, and services. All are welcome.

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LGBT Center

Founded in 1992, the LGBT Center offers a space for all students, faculty, and staff to explore their unique relationship to gender and sexuality through personal, political, or academic lenses. The center provides programming, advising, and social opportunities for queer students and allies, and aims to improve the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people at Tufts, as well as to provide campus-wide education about sexuality and gender.

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Women's Center

The Women's Center, founded in 1972, is a space open to all students interested in topics and issues broadly related to the experience of women and gender. We particularly investigate gender at the intersections of other identities such as race, sexuality, socioeconomic status, and citizenship status. While the Women's Center's primary purpose is to serve undergraduate students, we also offer information, events, and resources for graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents.

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Student Accessibility Services

Tufts is committed to the success of all our students, including those with disabilities. The Student Accessibility Services (SAS) office works one-on-one to determine and implement academic, housing, meal plan, transportation, and parking accommodations. In addition, SAS provides time management and learning strategies, counseling and mental health services, and a host of resources to help students with disabilities better self-advocate for their needs.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Academic & Medical, Mobility and Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible.

Contact: Halley Goldman, Coordinator of Student Academic Programs

Fletcher Conversations

Fletcher Conversations, a series of four dialogues each semester, gives us the opportunity to talk about challenging issues without debating, persuading, or problem-solving. The goal is to simply share experiences and hopefully reach a mutual understanding. Past topics include national identity, power and privilege, and race.

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The Fletcher Working Group on Diversity and Inclusiveness

The Fletcher Working Group on Diversity and Inclusiveness fosters a more inclusive environment at Fletcher; one in which all members feel heard, understood, valued, and respected. Following each Fletcher Conversation, the working group discusses the issues raised and sets out to create ways to resolve them. It’s open to any member of the Fletcher community.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Academic & Medical, Mobility and Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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Wellness Committee

The TUSDM Wellness Committee is a passionate group of students, faculty and staff committed to developing an environment of mind-body wellness at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

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Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Academic & Medical, Mobility & Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible. Contact: Matthew Hast, Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Standing Committee on Social Justice, Inclusion, and Diversity

The Standing Committee on Social Justice, Inclusion, and Diversity is one of the initiatives created by the Friedman School to promote and improve outcomes in the areas of social justice, diversity, inclusion, and equity, as they relate to effects on food, the environment, and the health of communities in the U.S. and around the world. The committee is tasked with many responsibilities. Chief among them is to recommend ways to expand the field’s appeal to groups that are underrepresented in nutrition and advise on how to reduce nutrition-related health inequities.

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Friedman Justice League

Comprised of students in the master's program and the doctoral program, the Friedman Justice League seeks to make the Friedman community more diverse, and better able to address issues of discrimination in its teachings, research, and programs. Its goals include educating those at Friedman about how different communities are disparately impacted by the food system on the basis of race, class, gender, and age demographics.

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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Academic & Medical, Mobility & Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible.

Contact: Barbara Berman, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Cummings Hosts International

Founded in January 2014, CHI is committed to making Cummings School a welcoming place for international visitors and helping them achieve an enriching social and educational experience.

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Cummings Support Center

Through its offering of a wide range of support services, Cummings School promotes a caring and inclusive community where students feel comfortable addressing their mental health and wellness needs.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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Tufts Veterinary Council on Diversity

The Tufts Veterinary Council on Diversity (TVCD) represents graduate students, staff, house officers, faculty, and vet student leaders and serves as an inclusive, campus-wide group fostering best practices for communication and engagement around diversity. It was founded in 2014 as an umbrella organization for various diversity-related groups, including the Veterinary Students As One in Culture and Ethnicity (VOICE), the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA), the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI), and the Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association (BSVSA). Since then, it has sponsored numerous talks, workshops, and social events to foster a culture of inclusivity on campus and provide a support system for Cummings students.

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Tufts University School of Medicine

Academic & Medical, Mobility & Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible.

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Contacts:

Janet Kerle, Associate Dean for Students, TUSM

Robert T. Glover, Associate Dean for Public Health & Professional Degree Programs

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The mission of the Office of Multicultural Affairs is to put equality front and center and provide everyone, including traditionally underrepresented minority students, the skills to succeed as physicians, public health professionals, physician assistants, and biomedical scientists serving a culturally and ethnically diverse population.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs provides guidance, support, and administrative assistance to students and is a great place to visit with any questions you may have while attending TUSM.

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Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Academic & Medical, Mobility & Physical Access

Tufts University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including chronic illness, in a fair and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law. When a disability requires that accommodations related to coursework or to campus facilities be made, students should meet with the Director of Student Affairs who will engage in the interactive process to determine what accommodation options may be possible.

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

The mission of the Office of Multicultural Affairs is to put equality front and center and provide everyone, including traditionally underrepresented minority students, the skills to succeed as physicians, public health professionals, physician assistants and biomedical scientists serving a culturally and ethnically diverse population.

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Student Organizations

At Tufts, we believe strongly in an active student body. You’ll find student organizations engaged in diversity and inclusion work across all our campuses.

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