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Tables set up by community organizations and Tufts students and staff at Community Day on September 22, 2019

Working Together

TCG recipients gather for a photo on the steps of the Joyce Cummings Center in May of 2023

Community Partners

Collaborative partnerships form the foundation of Tufts University’s community programs and service initiatives.

Alana and dad take a picture together in the photo booth with Jumbo at the annual Community Day event on September 22, 2019.

Campus Neighbors

The Community Relations team knows that living near a university offers many opportunities and sometimes a few challenges as well. We’re here to help.

faculty and staff discussing

Faculty, Staff & Students

We’re here to help you serve, connect, and collaborate with our local communities through a wide range of programs and events.

Our Mission

The Government and Community Relations team is the university’s primary liaison for our neighbors, community partners, and government officials. We help Tufts use its resources, expertise, and knowledge to benefit the people of Boston, Grafton, Medford, and Somerville.

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Jumbo Impact, Locally & Beyond

Accessible dental care. Thousands of jobs supported and sustained. Research funding for Massachusetts. 

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Tufts University School of Dental Medicine students on the Tufts Smile Squad teach children about tooth brushing

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