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Tufts Common Reading Program 2015

Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, by Eboo Patel, has been chosen as the Common Reading book for entering Tufts undergraduates for fall 2015. 

Summer Carillon Tune

The current carillon tune, Lasst uns erfreuen (“Let us rejoice”) comes from a 1623 German hymnal, and was originally composed as an Easter melody. Learn more here. » read

Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life 2015


On Monday April 6, 2015, the University Chaplaincy invited The Reverend Janet Cooper Nelson, G72  to deliver the annual Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life. We welcome you to view a video of the lecture, includin ...

The Baccalaureate Service 2015

The President and Chaplains of Tufts University invite members of the Class of 2015 and their families and friends to join in celebrating the Baccalaureate Service on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center. All are welcome.

CAFE Pre-Orientation Program

Coming to a new campus can be both exciting and overwhelming. The CAFE pre-orientation program smooths the transition to college by connecting first-year and current students, who have a shared passion for understanding and creating change in ourselves and communities.

Welcome Class of 2019 to the CAFE Pre-Orientation Program

Our Peer Leaders, Chaplains, and Program Staff are eager to meet you and welcome you to Tufts through our interfaith social justice pre-orientation program, CAFE.

If you are still interested in doing a pre-orientation program, CAFE still has room. Email preorientation@tufts.edu to sign up, or email our Student Coordinator Shelby.Carpenter@tufts.edu with any questions about the program.

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Meet our Student Coordinator, Shelby!

Meet our Student Coordinator, Shelby!

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Meet the Program and Outreach Specialist, Zach!

Meet the Tufts University Chaplain, Rev. Greg McGonigle!

Meet the Tufts University Chaplain, Rev. Greg McGonigle!

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Religious and Spiritual Life at Tufts

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

The Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

The Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, talks with a group of young women at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, talks with a group of young women at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts

Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco a poses with his fellow guests for a photo at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco a poses with his fellow guests for a photo at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

The Muslim Students Association at Tufts President, Abdurrahman Abdurrob, speaks at the Eid holiday celebration on October 17, 2014

The Muslim Students Association at Tufts President, Abdurrahman Abdurrob, speaks at the Eid holiday celebration on October 17, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Beelzebubs perform for the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) Annual Meeting hosted at Tufts University October 26-28, 2014

The Tufts University Beelzebubs perform for the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) Annual Meeting hosted at Tufts University October 26-28, 2014

Students, faculty, and staff attend a dinner before the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

Students, faculty, and staff attend a dinner before the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

James Carroll, former Catholic priest, author and Boston Globe columnist, gives a talk on "Christianity and Anti-Semitism" for the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

James Carroll, former Catholic priest, author and Boston Globe columnist, gives a talk on "Christianity and Anti-Semitism" for the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

Upcoming Programs

  • Goddard_Chapel University Chaplaincy Open House
    Wednesday, September 2, 3 pm, Goddard Chapel

    All new students and families are invited to share snacks, see Goddard Chapel, meet the University Chaplains and staff, and learn about opportunities to build community through spirituality, cultural life, and interfaith engagement. Current leaders from various Campus Religious and Philosophical groups will also be … » read » read
  • 070925_0748_interfaith089.JPG Ramadan 2015
    Join the Tufts University Community for Ramadan. All prayers and services are open to everyone. If anyone has any questions or would like more information, please contact Tufts Muslim Chaplain at Celene.Ibrahim_Lizzio@tufts.edu, or 617-627-2065.
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  • Mindfulness Meditation Series_Medford_June 2015 Mindfulness Series for Faculty and Staff
    Would you like to have more energy, be more productive, and improve your health? Healthy Tufts and Tufts University Chaplaincy have organized mindfulness programs on the Medford/Somerville, Grafton, and Boston campuses this summer. Open to all Tufts University faculty and staff. » read » read

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