About the Department
School of Arts and Sciences
of Child Study and
105 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
For more information about the undergraduate major or minor
programs, please email Dr.
George Scarlett, Director of Undergraduate Studies.
For more information about the graduate programs, please contact
Admissions Coordinator at 617-627-2216. You may want to schedule a
visit, sit in on a class, or speak with a member of the faculty, a
student, or an alumnus.
To request an information packet, contact
Admissions Coordinator, at 617-627-2216 or
Please provide your name, email, and mailing address when requesting
an information packet.
Map and Directions
On foot from Davis Station (red line):
It's a 23-minute walk up
College Ave or a straight shot on the 96
bus. The Eliot Pearson's Children School and the Department of
Child Study and Human Development have separate entrances on the same side of the
Tufts also operates a free shuttle called the Joey from Davis Square
to campus, leaving every 20-30 minutes. You can track its location
Park on College Ave right across from the department if you find a
spot or use the Parking Garage at Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Ave. The
parking lots in front of, behind and across the street from the
department require special parking stickers.
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About the neighborhood:
Tufts is located near the Davis Square T stop on the Red Line, which
connects us to Harvard (2 stops away), MIT (2 more stops), and
downtown Boston. Davis Square is one of the most vibrant spots in
Cambridge/Somerville, featuring such neighborhood favorites as the
Diesel Cafe, movies and concerts at the
Somerville Theater, ice cream at
JP Licks, and pizza and candlepin bowling at
Bowl Haven. A bike path runs through Davis that connects up to the
popular Minuteman Bikeway.