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Central Energy Plant (CEP) Updates

Monday, February, 26th, 2018 News

The Central Energy Plant construction is nearing completion. One of the final steps in bringing the plant on line is connecting it to campus electrical infrastructure. These connections will require 4 planned electrical shutdowns during the months of March and April, impacting different groups of buildings each time. This will allow contractors to safely tie… Read More

Temporary Move for Medford Staff

Monday, December, 18th, 2017 News

520 Boston Ave. will be under construction beginning January 1, 2018. The occupants will be relocated temporarily  to one of the following locations: Members of Facilities Management and Engineering will remain at 520 Boston Ave. Work Control and Business Services Ops. will be housed at 550 Boston Ave. Planning and Capital Renewal, Facilities Events, Residential… Read More

Revive and Refuel at Kindlevan Café

Thursday, September, 7th, 2017 News

Kindlevan Café is here! Their menu focuses on sustainability, health, energy, and fuel and features fresh, convenient, flavorful, veg-centric, and ethically-sourced food and beverages. Revive and refuel at Kindlevan soon!

Summer Construction Update

Thursday, September, 7th, 2017 News

We’ve had a busy summer at Tufts! We completed the new Science and Engineering Complex and continued our extensive work on the Central Energy Plant, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, roads and sidewalks, residential improvements and much more. For a full update, read the TuftsNow Summer Construction Update.

Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) – Now in Move in/Commissioning Phase

Thursday, June, 15th, 2017 News

The Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) is in its “Move-in/Commissioning” phase. With much of the construction complete, the summer months will be spent setting up labs and commissioning building systems. For more information about this project, please visit

Video: Brown & Brew Closing this August

Monday, May, 22nd, 2017 Announcement News

5/22/17: The Brown & Brew Coffee House, a destination for faculty to sip, study, regroup and recline since 1997, will serve its last cup of coffee this coming August. This YouTube video provides a brief history of the coffee house as well as a sneak peek into its upcoming transformation into the Kindlevan Café.

Bucket Truck and Aerial Lift Training in Boston

Wednesday, May, 17th, 2017 Announcement News

05/17/2017: On March 20 and 21, employees from Tufts University Boston Facilities attended training on the Boston Campus to learn how to safely and effectively operate bucket trucks and aerial lifts. This training will help our team reach new heights…literally and figuratively speaking!

Update on Custodial Services Reorganization: August 27, 2015

Thursday, August, 27th, 2015 Announcement News

Dear Members of the Tufts Community: We are writing with an update on the reorganization of Tufts’ custodial services, undertaken by DTZ this summer. Our priority throughout this process has been to support DTZ in an effort to minimize job loss and treat each person with compassion and respect. Reducing personnel is always difficult, particularly… Read More

Construction Project Contracting: A Message from Linda Snyder

Wednesday, August, 5th, 2015 Announcement News

August 5, 2015 Dear Tufts Community Members, We have received some questions about flyers and signs on the Boston and Medford/Somerville campuses that raise concerns about hiring practices for construction projects at Tufts. Tufts is committed to hiring contractors that can deliver high quality services that adhere to all applicable safety standards, and also meet… Read More

Update on Custodial Services Reorganization: August 3, 2015

Thursday, July, 23rd, 2015 Announcement News

August 3, 2015 Dear Members of the Tufts Community, We are writing to update the community on the reorganization that DTZ—the company that provides our custodial services—is undertaking and to respond to some concerns that have been raised by community members. The University and DTZ agreed to delay this reorganization, initially proposed for late 2014,… Read More