COVID-19 SMS Terms of Service

  1. Tufts will be utilizing text messages to communicate logistic information regarding COVID testing.  Text messages will include reminders of upcoming appointments, alert that an appointment has been missed, location information about a test, and related Campus operations.   

  2. You can cancel the SMS service at any time. Just text "STOP" to the short code. After you send the SMS message "STOP" to us, we will send you an SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from us. If you want to join again, just sign up as you did the first time and we will start sending SMS messages to you again.

  3. If you are experiencing issues with the messaging program you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance, you can call 617-627-4064, or you can get help directly at

  4. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

  5. The maximum number of messages planned is 10 per week.  Tufts reserves the right to alter the frequency of messages sent at any time, so as to increase or decrease the total number of sent messages.

  6. As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you.  If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.

  7. If you have any questions regarding privacy, please read our privacy policy: