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Housing & Dining

Housing and Dining Landing

On & Off Campus Housing

Graduate students in health sciences attending one of the schools on our Boston Campus have options to live either on or off campus.

On-campus Housing

Tufts provides an on-campus housing option for students enrolled in the Medical, Dental, and Sackler School, including graduate students from the following programs: MA and DrPH in Public Health, Masters in Biomedical Sciences, MS in Health Communications, MS in Pain, Research, Education and Policy, and Physician Assistant. The Boston Health Sciences Campus housing is located in our Posner Hall Dormitory, built in 1954 with renovations occurring regularly; the building is well maintained and allows easy access to classes right across the street in the vibrant Chinatown neighborhood of Boston. 

Email us at phpdhousing@tufts.edu for more information.

Off-campus Housing

For student who prefer to live off campus, Student Services utilizes JumpOffCampus for current student listings of available apartments, and rooms for rent. Tufts Off-Campus Housing Resources are also available to our Health Science campus students.

Short-term Housing

Hostelling International's Boston hostel is located less than 5 minutes away by foot from the TUSM campus. For more information and for online booking, visit Hostelling International.

When making your online booking, enter the promo code, "Tufts" to receive a 10% discount. 

HI Boston Hostel
19 Stuart Street
MA 02116 Boston
Tel. 617 536 9455 
Reserve.boston@hiusa.org

Food on Campus

The Boston Health Sciences Campus provides many opportunities to have a meal or get that needed energy-producing snack. Explore additional information about these resources below. Particular attention is paid to providing healthy food that is appetizing in appearance and tastes great.

Food 4 Thought Cafe

The Food 4 Thought Cafe, located on the fourth floor of the Sackler Building in the Hirsh Health Science Library, offers a diverse, healthy menu, including smoothies, breakfast quesadillas, grilled paninis, soups, a sushi station and entree salads tossed to order. Dinner features a special entree of the day. Entrees are low in fat, high in fiber and contain complex carbohydrates. Whole-grain breads, wraps, vegetables and fruits are also featured.

Visitors can enjoy the large windowed eating area, browse through popular reading and periodicals from the library and access computer stations. Food can also be purchased for take-out; delivery service is not provided.

Soup's On

Soup's On, located on the seventh floor of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, offers a hot special of the day, two freshly prepared soups, and sandwiches made to order. Also offers grab-and-go sandwiches, packaged salads, yogurt, snack foods, cookies, brownies and an assortment of beverages. Food can also be purchased for take-out; delivery service is not provided.

Contact Student Services

136 Harrison Avenue
M & V Building, 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 636-0935

Food 4 Thought Cafe Location & Hours

Sackler Building in the Hirsh Health Science Library
145 Harrison Avenue
4th Floor

Open during the academic year
Monday — Thursday
 7:30 am — 9 pm
Friday 7:30 am — 4 pm
Saturday 12 pm — 6 pm
Sunday 12 pm — 9 pm 

In the summer
Monday — Friday
7:30 am — 4:00 pm
Closed on the weekend 

Cash, Mastercard, and Visa accepted

Soup's On Location & Hours

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
1 Kneeland Street
7th Floor

7:30 am — 2:30 pm

Cash only