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Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Leisure Travel
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Tufts University is renowned as an international leader in education and research. Its campuses in Medford/Somerville, Boston, Grafton and Talloires, France provide ideal event spaces for meetings and functions.

Our staff is happy to provide “one-stop shopping” coordination services making your planning process simple and stress free. We offer a wide array of spaces ranging from small round-table style classrooms, to plenary halls, auditoriums, a Romanesque-style chapel, banquet rooms, outside spaces and much more! Tufts University’s reception halls in Medford/Somerville such as Alumnae Lounge, Breed Memorial Hall, and Interfaith Center offer state-of-the-art technology and gorgeous hardwood throughout. The Medford/Somerville facilities even have recreational activities that guests can utilize such as the fitness center, outdoor tennis courts, and basketball courts. We can offer overnight accommodations in a range of upgraded dorm rooms for visitors during the summer (late May – mid-August).

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 600 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 150
  • Largest Theatre Style: 567
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 567
  • Largest Seated Reception: 375
  • Largest Standing Reception: 600
  • Academic Year Largest Group: yes
  • Rooftop Capacity: 100
The Joyce Cummings Center
For more information visit our Joyce Cummings Center, here
  • 375 Banquet Style
  • 85 Classroom Style
  • 160 Theatre Style
Fletcher- Auditorium-Styled Room
Auditoriums
  • 270 Conference Style
Interfaith Center Reception Hall
Reception Halls
Joyce Cummings Center Conference Room
Professional
Joyce Cummings Center Ballroom
Special Events
Classrooms
Tufts University is host to a number of different style classrooms with a range of capacities. Seating anywhere from 2 to 300 people, there are convenient locations all across campus with a variety of A/V needs. (Capacity: 2-300)
  • 60 Classroom Style

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 3000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1500
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Business Services
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

 

Summer Accommodations at Tufts University
Conference Guests can make the most of their busy schedule by staying on campus. We are also able to provide housing accommodations for any visiting scholars. Our upgraded living spaces are convenient and comfortable, with a variety of room types to suit every need. 
Summer Accommodations at Tufts University
Conference Guests can make the most of their busy schedule by staying on campus. We are also able to provide housing accommodations for any visiting scholars. Our upgraded living spaces are convenient and comfortable, with a variety of room types to suit every need. 

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Business Center
  • Car Charging Station Car Charging Station
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fitness Center Fitness Center
  • In-House Catering
  • Laundry
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Outdoor Space
  • Paid Parking
  • Rooftop Space
  • Running Trails
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

 
177 College Ave,
Link,
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

Transportation

  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • SubwaySubway
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Boston Logan International - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Boston Logan International - 20 minutes

Parking

  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

Boston – 5|Cambridge – 2| Worcester – 45|Providence – 55

Things to Know

Catering

  • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes

Technology

Classrooms and residence halls with with wireless internet access, business support services, computer labs, video conferencing, all major audio/visual capabilities.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System
    • Custom Lighting

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No

Testimonials

I wanted to thank you again for your significant contribution on-site supporting our 50th wedding vow renewal ceremony. You made everything easy and smooth throughout the day. With so many details to keep in mind, I felt significantly better with your support all day; that support allowed it to be more fun and memorable. Hopefully our crowd was unique in some ways to make it fun for you too.
Dan & Maureen Reddy
On behalf of everyone here at Envision, I would like to personally thank you for your support and hospitality for our Summer 2019 Programs. We value our partnership and relationship with your institution. From meals to housing to parking, the campus has gone above and beyond! The feedback from the parents and students has been overwhelming, and you all were a vital part of the success. See for yourself! 
Envision
The professionalism of the staff, the excellent speakers, the college experience, and the superb exposure to diversity were all major factors that helped me, and other students have an awesome experience. Thank you all so much!
High School Scholar
I truly believe that this program has been the best experience of their academic and social life. They met other students just like them who strive for excellence. They were able to share their academic experiences and make lifelong friends.
High School Parent