Campus Safety

The Tufts University Department of Public & Environmental Safety consists of several organizations responsible for safety, security and loss prevention on the three campuses. Among these are:

Contact Campus Police


Medford/Somerville Campus

419 Boston Avenue 617.627.6911 emergency
Medford, MA 02155 617.627.3030 non-emergency

Boston Campus

136 Harrison Avenue 617.636.6911 emergency
Boston, MA 02111 617.636.6610 non-emergency

Grafton Campus

200 Westborough Road 508.839.5303 emergency
Grafton, MA 01536 508.839.5303 non-emergency

Administrative Services

Annual Public Safety Report

View the latest version [PDF] of this annual report.

Emergency Response Guide

Public Safety has published instructions for handling a variety of emergencies that may arise on campus.

Police Accreditation

The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) is one of only three campus police departments accredited in Massachusetts. To be accredited, the department must demonstrate continuous compliance with over 270 professional standards.

International Travel

Heading out of the country on university-related travel? International SOS Assistance Abroad Portal can provide important medical, safety and travel information and assistance before your trip and while you're away.