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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

Tufts Community Day is this Sunday, September 24th from 11am - 3pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Tufts Community Day is this Sunday, September 24th from 11am - 3pm.


Comment on Facebook

The Somerville YMCA will be there with information on open afterschool job opportunities at the Y and our off-site programs at the Y@PHA programs. These opportunities are for for students and community folks available between 2:30-6pm Monday-Friday!

2 days ago

Tufts Office of Community Relations

A great day was had by all at the Cummings School Open House in Grafton yesterday! ... See MoreSee Less