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Goddard Chapel and the Interfaith Center are closed until further notice, in compliance with current Tufts University policy prioritizing the health of our community during the coronavirus outbreak.

Although the buildings are closed, the University Chaplaincy’s commitment to the Tufts community remains steadfast, and we are still here for you.

Our chaplains are available for conversation and we encourage you to reach out. In this unprecedented time for our community, you may be feeling confused, overwhelmed, scared, sad, or just not like yourself. Regardless of what you are feeling, it is our honor to serve you.

The University Chaplaincy administrative staff can be reached at Our chaplains are still here for you, no matter where you are in the world or how you are doing at this time. Click on a chaplain’s name below to schedule a time for conversation, meditation, prayer, or to chat about anything else on your heart or mind. You can go to to find their bios and additional contact information.  Please find more information about our online programming offerings here.

Jennifer Howe Peace, University Chaplain ad interim

Rev. Dan Bell, Protestant Chaplain

Rabbi Naftali Brawer, Jewish Chaplain

Walker Bristol, Humanist Chaplain

Lynn Cooper, Catholic Chaplain

Abdul-Malik Merchant, Muslim Chaplain

Venerable Priya Sraman, Buddhist Chaplain