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3 College Junior

Administration: There are many protests at school. Dorm strictness depends on your RA.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: I personally really appreciate the Tufts Administration. I think they do a good job of finding out what the majority of students want and need and try to fulfill their desires to the best of their abilities.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: i dont have much to say about campus police. i did not have much interaction with them

2 College Freshman

Administration: The administration is very strict about alcohol and drug use, which means parties are mostly broken up by 1:00am and students are afraid to get help if a friend is sick from drinking.

3 College Freshman

Administration: Not great toward janitors, etc, needs to be prodded into doing things.

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The campus police and RAs don’t enjoy busting people for a couple of beer cans in their dorm room, but if you are stupid about it, and people can hear what is going on in your room from far away, you aren’t really leaving them any choice. When the policies are enforced, they can be quite strict, so once you are on probation, it’s best to be super-careful. The consequences are severe if you get caught doing anything else while on probation. Overall, however, authorities at Tufts are more lenient than many of the colleges in the city.

The police and the fraternities have (unofficially) reached a general agreement about how to keep parties safe and under control: Police will usually just sit outside a party to make sure nothing crazy or out-of-hand happens. Students, generally, view the police as harmless, helpful individuals rather than angry and irritated authority figures. The police seem to be more concerned with handing out parking tickets than anything else. Many parties are broken up at 2 a.m., which can put a damper on the night, but the good side to this is that arrests and referrals are uncommon.

Facts & Statistics

Students Are Most Likely to Get Caught...
  • Parking illegally
  • Smoking or drinking in a dorm room

Student Polls

Rate strictness of administration policies on the following topics    Based on 69 responses

Very strict
Very lenient
  • Alcohol use in dorms
  • Attendance
  • Creating new student organizations
  • Drug use
  • Honor code
  • Noise violations
  • Parking
  • Protests/demonstrations
  • Underage drinking
  • Visitation in dorms

How do the campus police or safety officers affect your campus experience?    Based on 72 responses

  • 24% Very positively. Officers are kind and helpful.
  • 61% Fairly positively. They're pretty easy to get along with if you respect them.
  • 10% Fairly negatively. They're only interested in breaking up the fun.
  • 6% Very negatively. They treat everyone like criminals.
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