Tufts is committed to providing an environment free of harassment, misconduct, and discrimination, and to supporting a community dedicated to learning and the intellectual, personal, and social development of all of its members. To this end, all members of the Tufts community are entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. As the University's Non-Discrimination Statement indicates:
Tufts does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct including acts of sexual violence such as rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and coercion), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
Students are also encouraged to read the Student Code of Conduct, which outlines the standards of behavior that supports the educational mission of the University.
If you wish to report a concern regarding harassment, misconduct, or discrimination, we encourage you to take advantage of different resources available to you.
The Center for Awareness, Education and Resources (CARE) conducts educational programs on sexual consent and healthy relationships, and acts as a confidential resource for all students impacted by sexual violence, including those who have been directly affected, supporting a peer, or undergoing an investigation.
The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is responsible for providing resources and investigation allegations of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct concerning any member of the Tufts community
We further encourage you to talk to an International Center advisor about any concerns you may have about your experiences as an international student, scholar, or employee at Tufts.