Did you know...

An archive of all the "Did you know..." items featured on the AccessTufts homepage.

Did you know the TUSDM clinic offers a discount on dental services for Tufts employees?

February 15, 2018

Dental Health is important to your overall health.

To support your dental health, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Teaching Clinics offers eligible employees a 20% patient balance discount for services performed at the clinics. You are not required to be enrolled in a dental insurance plan to receive this discount. 

  • 20% off the patient balance for preventive, basic restorative and major restorative services
  • 20% off the patient balance for orthodontic services

Already enrolled in Delta Dental benefits offered through Tufts University? Check out the Dental benefit overview chart on the Dental Benefits page to see the insurance coverage available in addition to the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic discounts.


Did you know that Tufts has textile recycling?

February 15, 2018

Tufts has four textile recycling locations on the Medford campus where you can drop off any clothing, shoes, rugs, and towels that you're willing to part with. There are bins by Houston Hall, Lewis Hall, Chi Omega, and the South Campus Garage.

Did you know that Tufts has a new service for hiring temporary employees?

February 5, 2018

Effective January 31, 2018, Tufts offers a new way to hire temporary employees. Tufts Temps is a way to hire workers in all categories and levels using Smart Track, a single system for requesting, sourcing and managing engagements.

Get started with Tufts Temps today:

  1. Register to use Tufts Temps by completing the Expense Authorization Form.
  2. Submit the completed form to TuftsTemps@tufts.edu.
  3. Once you have set up an account through Tufts Temps, you will be granted access to the online system, Smart Track.
  4. Enter a new request in Smart Track.

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Did you know that Tufts grad students can apply for travel support?

January 17, 2018

The Office of the Provost provides limited travel support to graduate students through the Graduate Travel Support Program. The program provides flight vouchers for travel on Delta and affiliated airlines and is open to any academic PhD or research-based Master’s student seeking to further their research or engage in career development.
If you’re planning to give a talk at a conference, conduct off-campus dissertation research, or participate in an upcoming meeting of a professional organization, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and flight vouchers are subject to availability.
Learn more about the program and apply today!

Did you know that Tufts offers Health Coaching?

January 8, 2018

Did You Know that Health Coaching services are provided for all four campuses to support you and your spouse or domestic partner in addressing health risks such as chronic stress, inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use. Because the first step toward enjoying good health is to understand one’s current health, Marathon Health clinicians can help you and your eligible dependent complete a Comprehensive Health Review. For chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, or heart disease, they can provide tips for managing it. These services are provided at no cost.
For questions about these services or to make an appointment call The Wellness Center at 617-627-0467.

Did you know that Hotung Cafe and Commons Marketplace will be closed for the Holidays!

December 21, 2017

Did you know? Every Jumbo needs rest! To allow all Tufts Dining employees time with their families, all locations will be closed December 27th and 28 th. This means, there will be no food or beverage service on campus from December 22nd after 2pm through January 1st, 2018.  Happy Holidays and we look forward to serving you in the new year starting at Hotung Café on January 2nd at 8am.
For a list of all on campus locations that serve food and beverages and the hours the locations are open, you can always check out the Where to Eat page or the Tufts Dining home page and scroll down to see each location with current hours of operation. 

Did you know that TTS A/V has modified emergency paging hours for the holidays?

December 8, 2017

Please note that beginning 12/22/17 - 1/17/18, the TTS A/V Services (MEDFORD ONLY) will have modified emergency paging hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - for the holidays. Regular paging hours - Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 9 pm and Friday, 8:00 am - 5 pm - will resume at the start of the Spring semester on 1/18/18. Happy Holidays!