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Welcome Medford / Somerville!

The School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering are pleased to offer the community around our Medford/Somerville Campus a substantial discount on the audit rate for Summer Courses in their schools. For a listing of available courses, consult the audit course directory. Please note that not all courses are offered on an audit (not-for-credit) basis.

2019 Community Audit Rates

  • Medford/Somerville campus – School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering only:  $390; 70% discount for up to two courses for the entire summer
  • Boston Fine Arts campus – SMFA only: $995

We encourage you to explore our much broader offering of for-credit courses and consider joining the many Visiting Students, Adults, and Professional Learners in each of our Summer courses!

To qualify, you must be enrolled in courses at the School of Arts & Sciences (excl. the SMFA) or the School of Engineering on an audit (not-for-credit) basis, and meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • A resident of Medford, MA or Somerville, MA
  • An Educator or early interventionist in the Medford or Somerville Public School System
  • A retired Tufts employee with at least 5 years of service to the University

Community Auditor Registration Instructions

  1. Submit the Community Auditor Application.  This is a very brief form that asks for your name and date of graduation.
  2. You will need to create a Student Profile in our enrollment system to start the application, and to complete the enrollment process.
    1. You will create a username and password at this point that will give you access to our enrollment system.
    2. Access to the enrollment system will allow you to easily enroll and pay for classes, drop classes, request refunds, and submit applications when needed.
  3. After you submit the ASE Alumni Auditor Application, a Summer Session staff member will approve your application and email a “Discount Code” that you can use when checking out.
  4. Use the links above to search for either an audit or summer course for credit or workshop.
  5. Add a course section to your cart
    1. A one-time, non-refundable $65 application fee will be applied to your cart at point of check out.
  6. Proceed to Check Out. In your Cart, be sure you choose the correct credit type, Non-Credit: Auditor, since this will affect the tuition rate
    1. Enter the “Discount Code” where prompted.   
  7. Complete your check out process by paying in full, a deposit, or requesting an invoice. Please note that SMFA courses and workshops must be paid in full at time of registration.

Register here!

Welcome SMFA Community!

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to offer the community around our Fenway Campus a substantial discount on the audit rate for Summer Courses in our school. For a listing of available courses, consult the audit course directory. Please note that not all courses are offered on an audit (not-for-credit) basis and our Intensives & Workshops (Continuing Education) are excluded from this program.

We encourage you to explore our much broader offering of for-credit courses and consider joining the many Visiting Students, Adults, and Professional Learners in each of our Summer courses!

To qualify, you must be enrolled in credit-bearing courses at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts on an audit (not-for-credit) basis, and meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Mission Hill Community members:
    • Residents of zip code 02120
    • Educators or early interventionalists in zip code 02120
  • A retired Tufts employee with at least 5 years of service to the University
  • Veterans

Register here!

Other policies:

  • This discounted rate is not available to students:
    • Taking courses for credit
    • Taking Summer Study Abroad or Intensives & Workshops (incl. SMFA continuing ed.)
    • Taking courses in any other Schools at Tufts University
  • Determination of courses eligible for Audit is at the discretion of Tufts Summer Session and this listing is subject to change. Online Courses are explicitly excluded from this program
  • Participants are eligible to take up to two courses per Summer under this program
  • Enrollment as an auditor is offered on a space available basis, which is determined by Tufts Summer Session and the course instructor
  • Auditors are subject to any and all Tufts University policies and procedures concerning enrollment as a visiting student. Tufts University reserves the right to rescind audit enrollment at any time
  • Current Tufts students are not eligible to participate in the summer Community & Alumni Audit program. Students who are enrolled in degree or certificate programs, who are on leave from degree or certificate programs, or who will enroll at Tufts in degree or certificate programs in the next fall term are ineligible. Determination of eligibility will be made by Tufts Summer Session
  • High school students are ineligible for the Community Audit program, but may be considered for enrollment at Tufts through the Tufts Pre-College program, the University’s summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors