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Tufts University’s Community Audit Program is offered by the Office of Government & Community Relations in partnership with University College through Courses at Tufts. The cost to audit a course for eligible community members is $245 plus a $65 registration fee. Courses taken on an audit basis are not for university credit.

Program Description and Eligibility

The School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering are pleased to offer a Community Audit discount to:

    • Residents of Medford/Somerville
    • Public school educators/early interventionists in Medford/Somerville

Please note that in the event that the course you wish to audit reaches its enrollment maximum or is wait-listed, matriculated Tufts Students will be given registration priority and the course may no longer be open to auditors. Additionally, not all courses are offered on an audit (not-for-credit) basis. The following courses/programs are excluded from the community audit program:

    • Workshop courses
    • Early Childhood Technology (ECT) program
    • Courses at the Gordon Institute
    • Courses in the Teacher Engineering Education Program (TEEP)
    • Online courses
    • Select courses/programs not listed above at instructor's discretion

Registration/Application Process

  1. To browse courses at Tufts which are offered on an audit basis on the Medford/Somerville Campus, please see: Medford/Somerville Audit Courses.
  2. Once you have selected a course, complete the following application to confirm your eligibility for the Community Audit Discount: Medford/Somerville Community Discount Application.
  3. Once your application has been approved, you will receive a Community Audit discount code.
  4. Register for your course by logging into your account, adding the course to your cart and follow the prompts to apply the discount code. When checking out, be sure to select “Non-Credit Auditor” as the enrollment type and check the box marked “Apply a discount” to enter your code. ­­