Orientation is a comprehensive
introduction to Tufts for new students by faculty,
staff, deans and current students. Each new student will be
assigned to a group with Orientation Leaders, who
are current students trained help prepare
students for the upcoming year.
parents and families will take place throughout the
first day of Orientation and will conclude at around
4pm. The day's major event is the Matriculation
Ceremony, when President Tony Monaco welcomes new students
and families into the Tufts Community. After the
Parents' Program concludes, Students will join their
Orientation Group to begin their life at Tufts.
During Orientation, your student will:
- Meet with their academic advisor
- Register for Fall courses
- Submit Transfer of Credit for approval by
- Take Language Placement Exams
There are many other programs, activities,
and presentations that students will participate
in during Orientation. You can take a look at
Orientation Calendar to get an idea of
what will take place this year.
You can visit the
Undergraduate Orientation website to view
information and updates for the current year.
Norbert Wiener, a world renowned mathematician, founded the science of cybernetics and formulated some of the most important contributions to mathematics in the 20th century. A child prodigy, Wiener was the youngest person to graduate from Tufts at age 14.