Category Archives: Announcements

Tufts University closed on October 29 due to Hurricane Sandy

The following message was sent via the CampusClosings@tufts.edu email to all students, faculty and staff on October 28, 2012 at 7:35 PM:
All Tufts University campuses will be closed all day and evening on Monday, October 29, 2012 in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Employees who have been identified by their supervisor … » read

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Preparedness for effects of Hurricane Sandy

The university has been closely monitoring the development of Hurricane Sandy and the recommendations of public emergency management authorities and would like you to be aware of important information.
The storm is currently forecast to make landfall early Tuesday near Delaware or southern New Jersey. Although Massachusetts isn’t currently forecast to be in the … » read

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Pedestrian Safety at Tufts

September 20, 2012
Our friends at University Police worked with some talented students to create a short video about pedestrian safety on campus. » read

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This is just a test

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 there will be a test of the Tufts Emergency Alert System. You may receive email, voice and text alerts – thank you for your patience and help in testing this important system.

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Updated Emergency Response Guide

An expanded edition of the Emergency Response Guide is now available online and in print. Keep a copy handy in your workplace or residence hall. » read

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Don’t Be Left Out

On September 10 in the afternoon you received an invitation in your Tufts email (from swnalert@sendwordnow.com) to submit or update your emergency contact information. Use the personalized link in the email before Friday, September 14 to be a part of the upcoming test.

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Preventing West Nile Virus

Dear members of the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus community:
Recently news media have highlighted the threat of West Nile Virus around the country. Late on August 23, state officials announced that Somerville has been raised to a “high” threat level of West Nile Virus, affecting the Medford/Somerville Tufts University campus. We are sharing this information so you can take simple, common-sense … » read

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Emergency Alert System Signup for Tufts 2016 Starts August 21

Dear Students and Parents,
Tufts University is committed to creating one of the most dynamic environments for learning and research in the world. An integral component of this mission is protecting the safety and welfare of our students. Crises on campuses across the nation have taught us that emergency preparedness and effective communication systems … » read

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Weather Alerts on Twitter and Facebook

Weather alerts are now available via @TuftsReady on Twitter and TuftsReady on Facebook on an experimental basis. If the National Weather Service issues a severe weather WATCH or WARNING affecting the Boston, Grafton or Medford/Somerville campuses, a brief message will be posted

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Spring 2012 test of the Tufts Emergency Alert System

On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 there will be a test of the Tufts Emergency Alert System. You may receive email, voice and text alerts—thank you for your patience and help in testing this important system.
On Monday, February 6, 2012, members of the Tufts community will receive an email from Send Word Now, which is … » read

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