Medical students sit on a bench in the lounge area of the second floor of the Sackler building at the Tufts University School of Medicine

The Registrar’s Office is part of the Office of Student Affairs at the Tufts University School of Medicine. We are responsible for enrollment management and student support services.  The offices provide a multitude of services to over 830 students, 400+ faculty members, the 20+ TUSM clinical affiliates, and TUSM academic and administrative offices. 

The Registrar’s Office is responsible for the support and management of the administrative student information systems, annual registration, annual verification of HIPAA and Universal Precautions compliance, administration of the TUSM Visiting Student Program, the annual clerkship scheduling processes for the 3rd and 4th year students. We publish the Guide to Third Year Clerkships, the Fourth Year Electives Catalog and the 3rd Year Orientation Guide & Reference Materials. 

A principal responsibility of the Registrar’s Office is creating and maintaining each student’s permanent academic file. In addition to responsibilities listed above the office is responsible for tracking grades received, tracking student status changes, tuition assessment and verification, USMLE application certification, administering end of clerkship exams, managing locker assignments in Sackler for the 1st and 2nd year students,  producing enrollment and other various statistics.  We also handle all transcript requests and state licensure paperwork for graduates of the medical school. 

The Registrar’s Office works closely with the Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee, the 3rd Year Clerkship Directors and the Core Collaborators.

The Registrar’s Office staff also helps support all OSA events (Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, 3rd Year Orientation and Commencement).