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Tufts University Undergraduate Orientation
Final details AND reminders
Hello Jumbos!
We're writing with a few important updates and reminders for Orientation 2020! 

Orientation Programs on JumboLife

Undergraduate Orientation will be hosted on JumboLife and open to incoming students only through their Single Sign-On. Students will be automatically enrolled and will be able to access the materials beginning Thursday, September 3 at 9 a.m.
Parents and families will not have access to the materials. Anyone may access the full calendar online.
To access Undergraduate Orientation, follow these steps:
  1. Head over to
  2. Click the person icon in the top right corner, and select "Log-In"
  3. Log in using your Tufts Single Sign-On (SSO) - this is your Tufts UTLN and password. 
  4. Select Opportunities in the top menu bar.
  5. Select Experiences 
  6. Click the teal "Undergraduate Orientation" icon 
From here, you'll be able to complete your Undergraduate Orientation materials. As a reminder, for Orientation programs happening over zoom, students must log-in using the Tufts Single Sign-On (not just using your Tufts email on the normal log-in page).
To learn more, check out our welcome video:
Orientation Welcome & How to Access JumboLife

Register for TuftsTickets

You need to use TuftsTickets to sign up for mandatory sessions during Orientation. Make sure you set up your TuftsTickets account as soon as possible, if you haven't done so already. You'll use this account throughout your time at Tufts to sign up for all kinds of events.
  1. Go to
  2. Select "Log In / Register" on the top right-hand corner of your browser.
  3. Select "Students / Faculty / Staff" in the drop-down menu.
  4. Use your Tufts UTLN and password to login.
  5. Create Your Profile using your Tufts email and cell phone number.
Set up your TuftsTickets Account

Sign-Up for a StAAR Session
During Orientation

Once you set up your TuftsTickets account, sign up to attend one of five interactive workshops and learn more about conquering fundamental academic skills during your first year. Student and professional staff at the StAAR Center will also share resources about how and when to access academic support throughout your time at Tufts. Sessions will be held throughout the day on September 5, 2020.
  1. Select your preferred topic and time on TuftsTickets
  2. Make sure your session doesn't conflict with any of your other orientation sessions!
Sign up for an Academic Session during Orientation
Celebrating Matriculation 2020

Matriculation Ceremony 2020 

September 3, 1 p.m. EDT
You are cordially invited to join Matriculation 2020, which this year will include a pre-recorded ceremony and a webpage designed to make our newest Jumbos feel welcome here at Tufts.
Students will be welcomed into the Tufts community by President Tony Monaco, the annual presentation presentation of the incoming class by Dean of Admissions JT Duck, matriculation into the schools by Deans Glaser and Qu, and welcoming remarks from Provost Nadine Aubry. The ceremony will also include a blessing from the University Chaplaincy and traditional Tufts songs.
View the Ceremony Online Sept. 3, 1 p.m.

Course Registration Support

Liberal Arts BA/BS course registration will take place on September 3, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT. Here are some important reminders:
  • Check your registration time in SIS under "View My Enrollment Dates." All registration times are in EDT.
  • You will not be able to register if you did not meet with your pre-major advisor.
  • Be sure to check in SIS if you have any holds that will prevent you from registering, such as the current address and emergency contact hold
  • Validate the courses in your enrollment cart to review your selected classes for time conflicts, permissions, prerequisites, and departmental consent.
  • There is no guarantee that you will be able to register for your first-choice courses. Fill your Shopping Cart with multiple back-up options for courses.
  • A typical full schedule consists of 14-16 SHUs.
On the day of registration, our advising team will provide support via Zoom between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. EDT. Please login to this meeting link if you need technical support or have advising questions. This will also be available via your Canvas site.
Get Advising Support via Zoom Sept. 3, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Questions? Get in Touch! 

If you have a question about the items above, please contact us via email at or by phone at 617-627-4678. We'll also be available via Instagram and Facebook
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