Faculty & Staff

We’re here to help you serve, connect, and collaborate with our local communities through a wide range of programs and events. Whether you’re interested in donating equipment, partnering with local organizations for community research, engaging elected officials, or finding volunteer opportunities, we have resources to support you. Get in touch!

Resumed Education for Adult Learning (REAL) table at Tufts Community Day

Community Day

Join neighbors, families, and friends at Tufts Community Day. This annual event features live performances, children’s activities, and a free lunch.

Undergraduate students paint a fence  at the Walnut Street Center in Medford as part of a Tufts community partnership for Outreach Day on September 28, 2019.

Community Service

Leading a local service initiative? We’d love to know. Looking to volunteer locally? You’ll find many opportunities posted at Tufts Civic Impact.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, and Congresswoman Lori Trahan tour Tufts University’s Eliot Pearson Children's School to learn about the program’s innovative approach to early childhood education research and practice, on May 3, 2019.

Community Research

Connecting with community partners interested in service learning or a collaborative research project? Reach out by email to tell us more or get support.

Students bowling at Sacco's Bowl Haven

Shop and Dine Locally

Great eats and fun finds await when you venture off-campus. Support the restaurants and shops in our host communities when you Shop and Dine Locally.

Photo of state captial building

Political Leadership

Learn more about our local elected officials or get help inviting the right ones to your event by emailing us.

Young students sharing a laptop

Donate Equipment

We love to help departments rehome surplus equipment to local organizations in need of usable computers, furniture, and other items. Reach out to us by email.

An illustration of a blue elephant with a large red heart is at the center of four photos of the Tufts University campuses.

Tufts Community Appeal

The Tufts Community Appeal is an annual campaign that raises money for financial aid, Tufts Community Grants, and various programs at the university.

Movie Nights and More

Want to hear about upcoming volunteer opportunities, public performances, speakers, movie nights, and more every month?