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Welcome to the Tufts Neighbors page. You will be able to find information here on upcoming events and university resources. We hope you will visit often! If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Community Relations at 617.627.3780 or email us at

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Tufts Summer Programs for Adults

Summer Engineering Workshops for Educators
Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach is pleased to announce the return of its Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators. This year, there will be two sessions. The first will be Beginner EV3 and will be offered July 27-31, 2015. The second will be Intermediate EV3 and will be offered on August 3-7, 2015. It is suitable for anyone with EV3 experience including those who attended training last year. More information and registration information is available at https://sites.google.com/site/ceeooutreach/.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Tufts University is pleased to provide any "third ager" the opportunity to return to the classroom with on-campus study groups and on-line E-learning courses. Course offerings focusing on subjects as varied as modern art, the world economy and memoir writing, ensure a wealth of options for your intellectual inquiry. There are no examinations, course credits, or degrees awarded.
More Info>> 

CEEO Community Office Hours

Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) is pleased to announced monthly community office hours. This is a time to get answers to specific questions you may have or to learn more about what the CEEO does.  Anyone who is interested is welcome to learn about the CEEO's projects, explore tools that can be used for engineering in the classroom, hear about their work with students, discuss best practices around engineering education, and receive curricular support.
Community Office hours will be held on Thursday, June 4 from 4- 6 p.m.
at 200 Boston Ave, G-810
For questions, please contact Elissa Milto, CEEO Director of Outreach, at elissa.milto@tufts.edu

Tufts Summer Programs for Children

2015 Eliot Pearson Summer Enrichment Program:
Art, Music & Nature

Two 6-wk Sessions: (Jun. 15 – Jul. 2)
& (Jul. 6 – Jul. 23). Half and full day sessions available.
Registration begins April 1
More Info>>

Summer Engineering Workshops for Children
Presented by the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach>>

Online registration for the following workshops is now open. To register, click the links below and complete the form. Space is limited to 20 students in each workshop and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  If your registration is not among the first 20 submitted, your child will automatically be placed on the waiting list and you’ll be notified if a spot opens up. Between session care is avaialable.

Girls Design and Engineering Workshop
Date: July 20-24
Time: 9a.m. – 3 p.m.
Grades: 4-7
The week will consist of open-ended mini-challenges using different materials and new technologies culminating in a larger user-centered design project.
Registration: http://goo.gl/CLjQGD

Musical Instruments
July 27-31
9am - 3pm
Grades: Going into 4-6 in September 2015
In this week, students will be learning the basic science behind sound while working to design, build, and ultimately perform on a musical instrument of their own invention.  
REGISTER: http://goo.gl/u7NZa9

Play that Song
August 10-12
1 – 4 p.m.
Grades: Going into 1st and 2nd grade in September 2015
This session of camp will use found and craft materials to learn about sound.  Participants will design and play their own musical instruments.  (This session does NOT use LEGO Robotics).
REGISTRATION: http://goo.gl/uynnxX


              Conference Highlight:

       Frontiers of Democracy 2015

hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University and co-sponsored by the Democracy Imperative, and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium.
June 25-27
145 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
While powerful forces work against justice and civil society around the world, committed and innovative people strive to understand and improve citizens’ engagement with government, with community, and with each other. Every year, Frontiers of Democracy convenes some of these practitioners and scholars for organized discussions and informal interactions.
Most of Frontiers is devoted to interactive discussions and learning exchanges. View the full list of the 2015 learning exchanges and the 2015 schedule.
To register and hold a place at the 2015 conference, please use this form.


Summer Hours

Many campus facilities operate on a different and/or limited schedule during Tufts summer sessions. We recommend that you confirm opening hours with your destination if visiting the campus.


Brown and Brew Coffee House

Curtis Hall, 474 Boston Avenue>>
Open May 18 - August 7, closed May 25 and
July 3
M-Th 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Fr 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hotung Express Coffee Bar
Mayer Campus Center, lower level>>
Open May 18 - August 21, closed May 25 and July 3
M – F, 8 a.m – 3 p.m.
Weekly Menus>>

The Tower Cafe at Tisch Library:
35 Professors Row>>
Open May 20- August 7, closed May 25 and
July 3
M-Th 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., F 10a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tisch Library
Summer Session
Full schedule of Summer Hours>>