Explore the Office of Residential Life and Learning
Explore the Office of Residential Life and Learning
Tufts University Undergraduate Orientation
August 4, 2020
Hello Jumbos,
Now that you've received your Move-In information and Housing Assignments, you may be wondering what it's like to live on campus. This week, we're sharing information about the Office of Residential Life and Learning to help answer some of your questions.

News & Announcements

Reminder: we're going live on Facebook tomorrow, July 15
Join us on the Tufts Student Life Facebook page for these sessions! You can also watch them on our Facebook page afterwards and can submit questions online ahead of time.

Residential Life at Tufts

Moving In

Now that you have your housing assignment, you're probably wondering how to move in, what to bring, and what to expect in your residence hall. 
Explore Your Residence Hall
Get Answers to FAQs about Living on Campus

Sending Packages to Campus?

As always, we encourage students to pack light -- especially this year. However, to assist with move-in, students may ship belongings to campus ahead of timein addition, please review Mail Services' guidelines for shipping information. Items must be postmarked by August 15th.

Once You're On Campus

How do you send or receive mail in the residence halls? What happens if you lose the key to your room? How do you register a bicycle on campus? We've got answers to all of these questions and more in our Housing Guidelines and Policies.
View Residence Hall Safety Policies

Other Services

The Office of Residential Life and Learning also offers a variety of other student programming, including:

Learn More About RHA & Hall Councils

What If I Need Something?

We have both professional and student staff members ready to help with questions or concerns.
  • Call Residential Life Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 617-627-3248.
  • Email them any time at residentiallife@tufts.edu.
Meet our Professional Staff

Here's What's Coming Up Next

Checklist Reminders

Tufts Global Education

Next week, we're going explore Tufts Global Education. Tufts has been offering study abroad programs for over five decades, and currently offers ten undergraduate programs. Learn about programs and the application process!
Start Exploring Global Education
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Raftr Contest

It's officially the last week to play Raftr's Summer Virtual Games! Next week they will raffle off two winners. Make sure to submit your best scenic summer photo and find Jumbo in the virtual scavenger hunt for a chance at the prize. Download Raftr on the App Store or Play Store.
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