Frequently Asked Questions about Commencement.

Where can I get more lunch tickets?

Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering

 Additional luncheon tickets may be purchased for family and friends from the Tufts Dining Administrative Office located at 89-91 Curtis Street from Friday, April 21st, 2017 to Thursday, May 18th, 2017 between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm. Tickets are $9.50 each payable by cash, personal check, MasterCard, Visa or Discover.

  • Tickets must be presented in exchange for a gourmet box lunch.
  • Tickets will NOT be sold on Commencement Day.
  • Tickets are of no cash value and are not redeemable at any other campus dining location.

See more about Luncheon Tickets.

All other Schools

See the school commencement sites for more information.

Do I need tickets for Phase I or Phase II ceremonies?

No.

Tickets are not required for either ceremony, but check with Phase II (school) commencement sites because seating in some locations can be limited and tickets for events other than the Phase I and Phase II ceremonies may be required.

How can I request on-campus housing?

 

Reservations for on-campus housing can be made via online registration starting on February 1, 2017.

See more about On-Campus Housing for Commencement.

When and where is the Baccalaureate service?

The ceremony will be on Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center at 3:00p.m. on Saturday, May 20, and lasts about one hour.

See more about the Baccalaureate Service.

What events are happening around Commencement?

You can find events happening on all three campuses on the University’s Events Calendar.

Where can I find information for the mobility impaired?

You can find information on accessibility and maps on our Disability Services page.

Where can I find parking on Commencement Sunday?

Here is a map showing parking locations on campus http://commencement.tufts.edu/wp-content/uploads/Ceremony_map_2015.pdf. Dowling Hall and Lower Campus garages will be open for guest parking on Commencement Sunday. Street parking on campus will be unrestricted (except where marked as prohibited).