No. The Office of University Counsel does not represent employees for personal matters that do not affect the University’s legal rights.
The Lawyer Referral Service is a non-profit public service of the Boston Bar Association designed to provide you with an impartial referral to an attorney in your city or town who handles a specific kind of legal problem. For more information, call the Boston Bar Association at (617) 742-0625 or visit their website.
Do not turn over any documents. Contact the Office of University Counsel immediately for assistance. We will work with you to determine the appropriate response. Here can find additional information about the University’s policy on subpoenas for university records.
Members of the Tufts community are expected to be mindful of the restrictions imposed on them by copyright law as well as the rights conferred on them by the fair use exemption to the copyright laws. For more information, please read the University’s Policy on Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials.
If you believe you have been the subject of unlawful discrimination, you should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (617-627-3298).
Any theft of physical assets should be reported to Tufts Police at 617-627-6911.
As a member of the Tufts community, you are expected to report any suspected fraud to the Director of Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS). If the suspected fraud is initially reported to a supervisor, chairperson, director, dean, vice president, or other responsible person, that person must forward the report to the Director of AMAS. Get more information.
A complainant having a good faith belief that research or scientific misconduct at the University has occurred, or is occurring, can report it through the normal channels outlined in the University’s Policy on Scientific Misconduct. Alternatively, you can leave an anonymous message on the University’s 24-hour research misconduct hotline, located at the Office of the Vice Provost. The phone number is 617-636-2492.
It is the policy of Tufts University that any person is free to lawfully disclose whatever information supports a reasonable belief of suspected employee misconduct. The University is committed to protecting employees from interference when they make such disclosures.