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This Emergency Response Guide contains instructions to assist members of the Tufts Community in responding to a variety of emergencies that may affect a Tufts campus. The most important information you can use in an emergency is the number to contact Tufts Police, shown here, and shown in the right-hand column of each page in the guide. It's suggested that you program the 10-digit emergency and non-emergency numbers into your cellphone for your particular Tufts campus.


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Boston Health Sciences: (617) 636-6610
Boston SMFA: (617) 636-6610
Grafton: (508) 887-4900
Medford/Somerville: (617) 627-3030

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PDF version of Emergency Response Guide

Request a print copy of the Emergency Response Guide.

You can also dial 9-1-1 for an emergency anywhere in Massachusetts. Prepare for an emergency before it happens: program the emergency number for the University Police into your mobile telephone.

Carry the Emergency Response Guide in your pocket via the Tufts Mobile app, look for the ⚠︎ icon