Resources and Workshops


Writing Help

The Student Accessibility and Academic Resources (StAAR) Center has graduate writing consultants who will work with all students to plan, draft, and revise papers. For more information and to schedule an appointment with a writing consultant, visit Writing Support.

Public Speaking and Time Management

In addition to writing help, the StAAR Center offers tutoring sessions on presentation and public speaking, including preparing for thesis defenses and conference presentations, as well as time management.

For more information and to schedule an appointment with an Academic Success Coach.

Using Research Tools

Tisch Library offers workshops on EndNote and RefWorks. Workshop schedules are posted on the Tisch Library website at the beginning of each semester.

If you wish to get help on researching a particular subject, Tisch employs subject-specific research librarians who are available for one-on-one appointments. To schedule an appointment with a research librarian, you can find a list of specific librarians and their subject specialties. Learn more.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The Tufts GIS Lab occasionally holds workshops for students and offers free virtual online courses, both foundational and advanced. Students can also schedule appointments for one-on-one consultation at the lab.

Digital Design Studio

The Digital Design Studio at Tisch Library’s Media Center is available for the creation of multimedia projects including video, audio, imaging, and web publishing. Students can borrow video and audio recording equipment as well as reserve digital design studio space in the library for multimedia production.

The Digital Design Studio also offers workshops on various multimedia software programs. For a list of current workshops, visit Digital Design Studio.

Researching/Working Abroad

The International Center is available to assist students with obtaining visas for international research. Visit the International Center.

Environmental Health & Safety

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety at Tufts offers various biosafety and radiation safety courses for faculty and students. You can find a list of current training courses and more information at Environmental Health and Safety.

Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

The School of Engineering Graduate Dean's Office has a great list of resources of funding opportunities available both at and outside of Tufts for graduate students, including grants for research and for teaching.

Grant Writing Resources

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research supports the grant writing of Tufts faculty. While the staff is not able to help students one-on-one, their website has many templates and guidelines addressing the many aspects of a proposal, particularly for research-based grants.

Tufts Funding Information

Additional Databases for Funding Opportunities

You may use your email address to make an account for these subscription-based services via Tufts University: