Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health. 


HPSP DAV5K On behalf of the Military Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) student organization, HPSP is excited to invite the Tufts Dental community to join the annual DAV (Disabled American Veterans) 5K and 1-mile Walk/Run to support the veterans who have served our country. The event is scheduled on Saturday, November 12th. The DAV 5K event Read more…

Tisch College Prepares for Election Day on Campus

Tisch College Prepares for Election Day on Campus Tisch College celebrated National Voter Registration Day with JumboVote, the non-partisan, student-led organization focused on voter education and engagement. JumboVote members registered Tufts Community members, distributed voting plans, and took over Tisch College’s Instagram story to share election related resources. Community members can Read more…

‘No one goes against the President’: Tufts’ diversity office reckons with high-level departures, internal conflicts

‘No one goes against the President’: Tufts’ diversity office reckons with high-level departures, internal conflicts   When Caroline Genco became provost ad interim of Tufts in January, one former employee of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice knew they couldn’t stay at the university.  The Office of DEIJ, Read more…

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Tufts University is pleased to host Mental Health Awareness Week from October 2 – October 8, 2022. Throughout the week, we will raise awareness about mental health and emotional wellbeing through events and activities, spotlight resources and the work underway across the university, and reaffirm our commitment to increasing awareness and reducing the stigma towards mental health illnesses.

Scroll down to find a complete list of events and activities happening across the university, both this week and beyond. New events are added on a regular basis, so be sure to check back often!

Tufts is fortunate to have students, faculty, and staff across the university actively engaged in formal and informal efforts to foster an environment that empowers all of us to not only address our own unique mental health and emotional needs, but also support one another within our community.

Thank you to all of the campus partners hosting mental health-related events this week and throughout the year, including: Tufts Athletics, Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT), University Chaplaincy, University Communications and Marketing, Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS), Cummings School Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, Facilities Services, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Health Promotion and Prevention (HPP), Human Resources, the International Center, Mindfulness and Wellbeing Collaborative, PHPD Student Wellness and the Student Senate, Student Accessibility and Academic Resources Center (StAAR), Student Wellness Advising, TUSDM Health and Wellness Committee and many more.

We appreciate your work to make Tufts University a healthier and more inclusive community.

Counseling Resources by Campus

Boston Health Sciences Campus:
Talk One2One Counseling Service
800-756-3124 (Available 24/7)

Student Wellness Advising and Health Promotions

Grafton Campus:
Cummings Support Center
800-756-3124 (Available 24/7)

Medford/Somerville and Boston SMFA Campuses:
Counseling and Mental Health Services

Tufts has trained first responders and professional support resources available to assist with a variety of emergencies and crisis situations. Call the Tufts 24/7 Help Line at 617-627-3400 to be routed to the Counselor on Call for mental health emergencies.

Full List of Events