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This spring, President Monaco will host picnic lunches across the university for faculty and staff to celebrate the conclusion of the academic year. We hope that you will join us!

Celebration Dates

SMFA Campus: Wednesday, May 4 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the SMFA atrium and courtyard. Given space limitations, there will be no perks fair at this picnic.

Medford/Somerville Campus: Wednesday, May 25 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on the President’s Lawn. Seating will be available under the Gifford House tent.

Grafton Campus: Tuesday, June 7 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on the Agnes Varis Campus Center Lawn.

Boston Health Sciences Campus: Wednesday, June 15 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in The Green Space. Please access The Green Space through the Jaharis Center.


The Office of Sustainability invites you to join your colleagues in “greening” your office habits this spring. Snap a picture of yourself doing one of the behaviors from our Green Office Challenge and show that picture to staff at the Office of Sustainability’s table at any of the four President’s Picnics to receive a reusable napkin, utensil set, or another handy sustainability prize. While you’re there, get to know the office’s new staff and find out how you can get your office recognized for its sustainable practices.

Perks Fair

The picnics will include a mini perks fair featuring information about some of the quality-of-life benefits available to faculty and staff from Tufts University. Perks fair participants include:


The Office of the President would like to thank our partners across the university who help make each of these events a success including Tufts Catering, Tufts Facilities Services, Tufts HR Benefits and Wellness, and the Office of Sustainability.