Clubs and Community

Graduate Student Council

The student-led Graduate Student Council (GSC) provides social, cultural, and educational opportunities for arts, sciences, and engineering graduate students at Tufts University.

Some activities that the GSC coordinates include:

  • The Graduate Research Symposium
  • Social Events  such as Apple Picking and Pub Nights
  • GSC 5K Run/Walk (which benefits RESPOND, Inc. and Project HOPE)
  • Annual food and clothing drives
  • Softball and Kickball tournaments

The GSC also manages funding for the various Graduate Student Organizations on campus.

Graduate Student Lounges

Two on-campus locations are designated for exclusive use by graduate students. The West Hall lounge includes a conference room, a computer room with a free photocopier, as well as drinks and snacks for graduate students. The entrance is located at the garden-level door on the northeast side of the building. All current graduate students have 24-hour access with their Tufts Student ID card.

The Curtis Hall lounge includes multiple spaces designed for graduate student social interaction. 

School-Sponsored Events

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering sponsor many social events throughout the year. Annual events include Matriculation, the fall BBQ, and “Moo & Brew:” Wine, Beer, and Cheese with the Deans. Visit the events calendar for a list of upcoming events.