Plan a Visit

Attend an Information Session

Visiting our campus is the best way to get a feel for the Tufts graduate school experience. By attending an information session, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the degree program you are interested in.

Register for an upcoming session

We also encourage students to reach out to the department graduate directors to arrange meetings with faculty and/or current students.

Hotels and Accomodations

Accommodations for visitors planning to spend more than a day in the Boston area are abundant. The following hotels offer a discounted Tufts rate. Please mention the “Tufts Rate” when making arrangements.

Hyatt Place Medford
116 Riverside Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 
781-395-8500

LaQuinta Inn & Suites
23 Cummings Street
Somerville, MA 02145 
617-625-5300

Holiday Inn - Boston Bunker Hill Area
30 Washington Street
Somerville, MA 02143 
617-628-1000 

Best Western Hotel Tria
220 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138 
617-491-8000

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge
250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Cambridge, MA 02141 
617-577-7600

Hampton Inn Boston/Cambridge 
191 Monsignor O'Brien Highway 
Cambridge, MA 02141 
617-494-5300

Homewood Suites by Hilton Cambridge/Arlington
1 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474 
781-643-7258

The Verb Hotel 
1271 Boylston St
Boston 02215
617-566-4500
Use promo code:  TUFF

Parking on Campus

Enter the parking garage at 419 Boston Avenue. When you have concluded your visit, you will need to purchase a parking pass for $8 in Dowling Hall so that you may exit the garage. Token machines are available on the 7th floor, directly across from the elevators.

Public Transportation

If you are coming by subway, or “T,” take the Red Line to the Davis Square Station. Exit the Davis Square Station on the College Avenue side. You may take the #94 or #96 bus or walk 15 minutes along College Avenue to the Tufts campus. If you board the bus, ask the driver to stop across from the Memorial Steps at Tufts University, just before the intersection of College and Boston Avenues. If you walk from Davis, turn right out of the subway station and follow College Avenue to the Powderhouse Square traffic circle. Cross Powderhouse Circle to continue on College Avenue. As you continue of College Avenue, the Tufts Campus will be on your left. Continue on College Avenue, passing Lower Campus Road, Talbot Avenue, and Professors Row (all of which will be on your left), until you reach the Memorial Steps (also on your left). Walk up the steps and bear right. Turn right after you pass East Hall and walk across the footbridge into Dowling Hall. The Admissions reception desk is straight ahead.

From Boston Logan Airport

By Car: Follow signs to I-93 North. Take I-93 N and Exit 32 for MA 60 toward Medford/Malden. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto MA-60 W/Salem St. Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left onto Main St. Slight right to stay on Main St. Turn right on George St. Turn left at the first intersection onto College Ave. Turn right onto Boston Ave. The parking garage will be on the left.

By public transit: Board the Silver Line Waterfront Bus at the front of your airport terminal. Ride to South Station (15–20 minutes) and get off the bus. At South Station, board the Red Line (subway) to Davis Square, about a 15–20 minute ride. Follow the directions in the previous section on getting to Tufts by Subway.

From South Station (Train/Bus)

Board the Red Line of the subway to the Davis Square Station and refer to the public transportation directions above to walk or take the bus to the Tufts campus.