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Welcome to the International Center

The Tufts International Center supports international students, scholars, employees, and their dependents throughout their stay at Tufts. We have three different office locations in Medford, Boston, and at the Fletcher School. Our staff advises on immigration regulations and requirements, produces immigration and visa documents, organizes social and cultural programs, and provides practical information and resources. We also promote international educational and cultural exchange and advocate on behalf the Tufts international community. Please read our mission statement, learn more about our team, and contact us if we can be of assistance.

Remote Operations for Summer 2021

The International Center is open during the Summer 2021 period starting May 24 through August 31. All services will remain remote or online only; walk-in services will continue to be unavailable. Refer to our Summer 2021 Virtual Office guide for more information about our online services including online appointment availability.

Report Bias and Discrimination

Tufts University supports a safe and inclusive environment for all. You can make an anonymous report if you experience or witness any incidents of bias, discrimination, and harassment. Go to Respect @ Tufts to learn more about campus resources and support services.

Scam and ID Theft Alert

Go to our Scam and Identity Theft resource page to learn more about scams and other types of fraudulent activity affecting international students and scholars.

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News and Announcements


Fraud Alert Information

June 2, 2021 Dear International Students:...

International Center Virtual Office – Summer 2021

Summer 2021 hours start effective May...

Fall 2021 Student Visa Appointment Tracking Survey

Dear Students Coming to Tufts for...
Immigration Update

COVID-19 Entry Suspension for India (Updated)

On Friday, April 30 2021, the...

New Students - Fall 21

The International Center welcomes you to the Tufts community! Please refer to the Coming to Tufts section of our web site to get started on your Summer / Fall 2021 visa document request and arrival process. Also look for events through your school and our Open Forum series for ongoing information and update sessions throughout the spring about international arrivals, COVID-19 policies, and immigration and visa related matters.