Welcome to the Dental Central Resources Page!

Not sure where to start? There are a lot of ways to use Dental Central both as an individual and as a student organization, from posting events and reflections to establishing a page for your student organization to requesting materials like toothbrushes and educational games for community service events. Check out this overview on How to Make DC Work For You (PDF)!

  1. If you need an expense reimbursement:

Please submit this form to Karen Alexander (karen.alexander@tufts.edu, Office 1511C) for all expenses over $50. Include itemized receipts verifying payment as well as a list of attendees for any meal expenses.

*For purchases under $50, you are eligible to receive a petty cash reimbursement. Bring the original, itemized receipt to Karen Alexander (Office 1511C). She will fill out a petty cash slip for you to take over to the Bursar’s Office, located at 200 Harrison Avenue. The Bursar will be able to reimburse you in cash at that time.*

CLICK HERE for the business expense form: Business Exp Form 2018

2. If you are planning a lunch and learn:

ALL presentations sponsored by student organization featuring companies, organizations, or speakers who are not affiliated with the school must completely the attached form at least three weeks in advance of the presentation. The requestor is required to review the school’s conflict of interest policy, explain why they feel the information is important to share with the TUSDM community, and attach any PowerPoint or other materials that will be presented. The request will then be forwarded to the relevant departments and to the Associate Deans for Student Affairs and Academic Affairs for approval.

Internal lunch and learn requested hosted by student organizations must be presented to Karen Alexander (karen.alexander@tufts.edu) for approval, room reservations, and any additional room set-up required.

Link to Request to Present form: https://dental.tufts.edu/application-present-tusdm

3. If you are planning an on-campus event:

Click here for forms and materials to help you organize an event, order supplies, etc!

4. If you are planning a community service event:

Click here for event documentation, photo release forms, and more!

5. If you are planning your student organization budget for the coming year:

  • BylawsTUSDM Organization Bylaws 2017

    All school-approved organizations must approve a set of bylaws annually. While student organizations are invited to create their own or update their existing bylaws, here is a sample set that can be modified to meet the needs of the organization.

  • Budget guidelines
  • Succession planning docs under articles & resources

6. If you are traveling through your student organization: 

TRAVEL CONTRACT: Traveling with Tufts-Student Affairs Contract

Each student organization may send two students to a conference affiliated with their organization per year to be reimbursed by the Office of Student Affairs. Students must petition to Karen Alexander (karen.alexander@tufts.edu) at least one month in advance and before beginning to book their travel. Students must review and sign the contract found here: [attached] before traveling, and once they return, they must complete the form found here and return it to Karen Alexander.

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