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The Office of Community Relations is a department of Tufts’ University Relations division. Community Relations creates the bridge between Tufts and its host communities of Medford, Somerville and Chinatown. Please subscribe to our Neighborhood Newsflash, and e-newsletter to keep you up to date on what is happening at Tufts.

What We Do at Tufts

  • Advise university departments about a wide range of opportunities and connections in our host communities and advise them on maintaining these relationships.
  • Work with student organizations on community service and volunteer opportunities.
  • Manage the logistics of the annual Tufts Community Appeal campaign and the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund grant opportunity.

What We Do in the Community

  • Build and maintain relationships with our neighbors.
  • Make university resources available to the community.
  • Connect Tufts programs to specific community needs.
  • Present Tufts’ annual Community Day – a celebration of our partnerships with Medford and Somerville.
  • Manage the Tufts Neighbors Page – a collection of lectures, discussions, concerts, art exhibits, performances, and other Tufts campus events that are open to our neighbors. Visit the site often!

Community Relations Facebook Page

Thank you to all who have voted so far for the upcoming Outdoor Movie Night! There's still time to choose your favorite film at the link below. Winner will be announced this Friday! ...

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Looking for something to do on a beautiful summer night? Check out the upcoming free concerts at the Medford Condon Shell, presented by the Chevalier Theatre Commission! ...

Chevalier Summer Concerts- Julie Rhodes!

July 27, 2017, 6:00pm - July 27, 2017, 8:00pm

Join us for a FREE outdoor show featuring the incredible blues rocker, Julie Rhodes! Grab dinner at the Medford Farmer's Market or bring your own food, a blanket and enjoy great music along the banks of the Mystic River!

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Slideshow: Neighbors Page, May 2012 – Images by Tufts University
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