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The Office of Sustainability is located on the Tufts University Medford/Somerville campus at 163 Packard Ave, Medford, MA 02155. Our offices are in Rooms 234 and 238 on the second floor of Barnum Hall.

Whether you are a prospective or current student, staff or faculty member, or part of the community, we encourage you to stop by for a visit. We recommend using sustainable forms of transportation when possible.

Visit our office for:

  • battery recycling bin
  • Terracycle bin
  • ink/toner recycling bins
  • personal composting buckets
  • print versions of our brochures
  • other sustainability resources and publications


The Office of Sustainability is approximately a 20-minute walk from Davis Square in Somerville, MA.


There are several uncovered bike racks located directly next to Barnum Hall, and a covered bike rack below the Fletcher School across Packard Ave. View our interactive Eco-Map for a full list of bike racks.

Public Transportation:

  • Davis Square Shuttle: Anyone can use this free campus shuttle. Catch the shuttle on Holland Street by J.P. Licks, across from Davis Square Station, and take the shuttle to Carmichael Hall. Walk across the Residential Quad to reach Barnum Hall. View the Davis Square Shuttle schedule here.
  • MBTA Subway: Davis Square Station on the Red Line is the closest subway stop to Tufts University. From there, you can walk, bike, or take bus. View the Red Line schedule here.
  • MBTA Bus: The 80, 94, and 96 buses stop at the Tufts University campus. The closest bus stop to our office is Boston Ave at Tufts University, below Dowling Hall Garage. View the bus schedules here.
  • MBTA Commuter Rail: Take the Commuter Rail to Porter Square Station, then transfer to the Red Line or Bus 96.


Please visit this page for driving directions. Park in the Dowling Hall Garage or the Cousens Parking Lot, or in one of the metered spaces on Boston Avenue.


Take the Dowling Hall Garage elevator to Floor 7, then cross the Academic Quad. Enter Barnum Hall through the front entrance and take the elevator to Floor 2.