Tufts Policies, Guidelines and Other Information

Privacy Statements

Tufts University's Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions of Use disclose the privacy practices for tufts.edu and other Tufts websites that refer to the statement. The University has also prepared several European Economic Area (EEA) Privacy Statements that provide information about how Tufts collects, uses and otherwise processes personal data and about rights provided under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Additional privacy statements have also been prepared by individual University departments and offices and are available from them.


The Information Stewardship Policy (ISP) outlines the actions all members of the Tufts community are expected to follow when working with institutional data and systems.
These Guidelines describe actions to take to protect Tufts information and resources when working remotely (outside the Tufts on-campus network) and when using personal devices.
This policy for Two-factor Authentication (2FA) ensures the community takes precautions to safeguard their identity and data and Tufts resources.
This Guideline describes the Tufts Box service and its appropriate use.
The purpose of the Program is to affect compliance with applicable laws, including the Data Regulations regarding personal information.
An overview of the applicability of laws and University policies when online.
The Tufts Username and Tufts Password are contemporary credentials provided centrally to individuals and maintained to help the community manage access to business critical, regulated, personal, private and other forms of information in the University.
This policy outlines the usage of cloud computing resources that provide services, platforms, and infrastructure supporting a wide range of activities involving the processing, exchange, storage, or management of Tufts University institutional data.
This page presents the General User Tufts Active Directory Account Standard.
Guidelines for connecting devices to the University network.
The Policy on IT Acquisitions establishes conditions under which a contemplated information technology acquisition would be subject to review by the Technology Services division prior to going forward.
Email services are provided to the Tufts community in support of the teaching, learning and research mission of the University and the administrative functions to carry out that mission.
Helpful tips and guidelines for using Sensitive Personal Information (SPI).
This SPI Quick guide includes information about storing and sharing documents; disposal, deletion and redaction; communication or sending to others; and using devices.
Visit the Scholarly Communications at Tufts web site to learn more about the Tufts University Policy On Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials.
The Scholarly Communication @ Tufts site provides information for faculty, staff, and students about all aspects of the process used by scholars to share and use the results of their and others' research.
This policy outlines the requirements for Tufts as "Participant Operating Practices for InCommon Federation" participation.
Mailing lists may be used for legitimate purposes related to teaching, course-work, research, administration at Tufts University and university sanctioned student activities.