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We're committed to providing many diverse opportunities for students and other members of the Tufts community to experience the outcome of the 2020 election safely. They range from socially distanced in-person opportunities to watch the results on Election Night, to panels with Tufts experts, to office hours with staff who can offer support.

Explore all of Tufts University's Election Week events and opportunities:

Election Day Grab Bags

The Tufts University Social Collective and the Office of Campus Life are offering ‌grab‌ ‌bags‌ ‌(containing‌ ‌snacks,‌ ‌pins,‌ ‌and‌ ‌other‌ ‌election-related‌ ‌goodies)‌ ‌for students to enjoy while‌ ‌watching‌ ‌the‌ ‌election results and/or Tufts programming on Election Night! 

When: November‌ ‌3,‌ ‌10am-1pm‌ ‌.
Where: Pick up at the TUSC ‌booth on the academic quad (outside of Barnum)

Election Night Gathering

Want to watch the results trickle in on Election Night, but don't have a big screen on which to watch? There will be a ‌COVID-safe,‌ ‌socially‌ ‌distanced‌ ‌event‌ ‌for‌ ‌in-person‌ viewing‌ ‌of‌ ‌election‌ ‌results on large screens.‌ The event‌ ‌is ‌free‌ ‌but‌ ‌is ‌ticketed, and max‌ ‌capacity‌ ‌is‌ capped at ‌40-50‌ ‌people‌ ‌‌to‌ ‌comply‌ ‌with‌ ‌COVID‌ ‌regulations.‌ The space‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌staffed, ‌there‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌no‌ ‌formal‌ ‌speaking‌ ‌program, and real-time ‌results‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌shown‌ ‌on‌ ‌large‌ ‌screens.‌

When: November‌ ‌3,‌ ‌8-11:30pm
Where: Hotung Lounge in the Mayer Campus Center (Medford campus)
More Info + Register: ‌‌

Spatial‌ ‌Toolkits‌ ‌of‌ ‌White‌ ‌Supremacy‌ ‌

This‌ ‌first‌ ‌event‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌Institute‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Environment‌ ‌(TIE)‌ ‌Special‌ ‌Speaker‌ ‌Series,‌ ‌Spatial‌ ‌Toolkits‌ ‌of‌ ‌White‌ ‌Supremacy‌,‌ ‌will‌ ‌discuss‌ how‌ ‌space-based‌ ‌policy,‌ ‌from‌ ‌urban‌ ‌planning‌ ‌to‌ ‌redistricting,‌ ‌has‌ ‌entrenched‌ ‌racial‌ ‌disenfranchisement‌ ‌and‌ ‌what‌ ‌we‌ ‌can‌ ‌do‌ ‌about‌ ‌it.‌

Featuring: Professor‌ ‌Julian‌ ‌Agyeman‌ ‌(UEP)‌ ‌and‌ ‌Professor‌ ‌Moon‌ ‌Duchin‌ ‌(Mathematics,‌ ‌STS,‌ ‌Tisch);‌ ‌Moderator:‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Kerri‌ ‌Greenidge‌ (American‌ ‌Studies)‌
When: October 26, 4:30-5:30pm‌
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Race, Democracy, and the Franchise II

This‌ ‌talk‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌second‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Webinar‌ ‌Series‌ ‌on‌ ‌Race,‌ ‌Democracy,‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Contested‌ ‌Meaning‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Vote,‌ ‌sponsored‌ ‌by‌ ‌the‌ ‌Center‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌Study‌ ‌of‌ ‌Race‌ ‌and‌ ‌Democracy‌ ‌at‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌University.‌ 

Featuring: Dr.‌ ‌Keisha‌ ‌Blain,‌ ‌Associate‌ ‌Professor,‌ ‌University‌ ‌of‌ ‌Pittsburgh;‌ ‌President,‌ ‌African‌ ‌American‌ ‌Intellectual‌ ‌Historical‌ ‌Society.‌ ‌Author‌ ‌of‌ ‌“Set‌ ‌the‌ ‌World‌ ‌on‌ ‌Fire:‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Nationalist‌ ‌Women‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Global‌ ‌Struggle‌ ‌for‌ ‌Freedom‌ ‌(2018)
When: October 28, 12-1:15pm
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U.S.‌ ‌Environmental‌ ‌Law‌ ‌and‌ ‌Trump:‌ ‌Four‌ ‌Years‌ Undoing‌ ‌50‌ ‌Years‌ ‌of‌ ‌Progress‌

Following Trump's election, the government quickly focused effort to undo or deregulate environmental protections promulgated over the past 46 years. This campaign has undermined tools to address climate change and protect endangered species as well as attacked the definition of "navigable water." To understand what we have lost and may be losing, it is necessary to know what we protected and what we have had.‌‌

When: October 29, 12-1pm
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Norms‌ ‌Upended?‌ ‌U.S.‌ ‌Post-Election‌ ‌Politics‌ ‌from‌ 2000‌-‌2020‌

Join‌ ‌two‌ Tufts ‌Institute for Global Leadership‌ ‌alumni,‌ ‌Matt‌ ‌Bai‌ ‌(A90)‌ ‌and‌ ‌Daniel‌ ‌Feldman‌ ‌(A89),‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌discussion‌ ‌of‌ ‌U.S.‌ ‌election‌ ‌norms,‌ ‌recent‌ contested‌ ‌presidential‌ ‌election‌ ‌results,‌ ‌and‌ ‌what‌ ‌might‌ ‌happen‌ ‌after‌ ‌November‌ ‌3.‌ ‌

Featuring: Matt‌ ‌Bai,‌ ‌A90,‌ ‌&‌ ‌Dan‌ ‌Feldman,‌ ‌A89‌
When: October 29, 5:30pm
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Election‌ ‌Day‌ ‌Drop-in:‌ ‌How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Watch‌ ‌Election‌ ‌Night‌ Like‌ ‌a‌ ‌Pro‌

Join‌ ‌a conversation‌ ‌with‌ ‌Professor‌ ‌of‌ ‌Political‌ ‌Science‌ ‌and‌ ‌Civic‌ Studies‌ ‌Brian‌ ‌Schaffner‌ ‌to talk about ‌what‌ ‌to‌ ‌look‌ ‌for‌ ‌as‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌results‌ ‌come‌ ‌in‌ ‌on‌ ‌Tuesday‌ ‌night, including which ‌states‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch,‌ ‌what trends‌ ‌to‌ ‌look‌ ‌for,‌ ‌how‌ ‌the‌ ‌results‌ ‌are‌ ‌reported,‌ ‌good‌ ‌websites‌ ‌to‌ ‌follow,‌ ‌how‌ ‌the‌ ‌networks‌ ‌decide‌ ‌to‌ ‌call‌ ‌states for candidates,‌ ‌and more. 

Featuring: Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies Brian Schaffner
When: November 3, 2-3pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌950‌ ‌5284‌ ‌6722‌ ‌| Passcode:‌ ‌037522)‌ 

I’ve‌ ‌Got‌ ‌the‌ ‌Power:‌ ‌Dissecting‌ ‌the‌ ‌Youth‌ ‌Vote‌ ‌in‌ ‌2020‌

Join ‌Tisch College Dean‌ ‌Alan Solomont‌, along with ‌‌Tufts alumnus and Tisch College research coordinator Peter de Guzman, to talk about how young people are impacting the results of Election 2020.

Featuring: Alan Solomont‌, Dean of Tisch College ‌&‌ ‌Peter‌ ‌de‌ ‌Guzman‌, CIRCLE‌ ‌&‌ ‌IDHE‌ ‌Research‌ ‌Program‌ ‌Coordinator
When: November 3, 9pm
Livestreams: Tisch College's Facebook Page (Facebook Live)

Real-Time Results with JumboVote‌

‌‌Join‌ ‌Professor‌s Debbie ‌Schildkraut‌ ‌& Brian Schaffner‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌Political‌ ‌Science‌ ‌Department‌ ‌for real-time ‌election‌ ‌results‌ and analysis as they come in.‌ ‌What‌ ‌do‌ ‌those‌ ‌results‌ ‌mean?‌ ‌When‌ ‌will‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌the‌ ‌winners?‌

Featuring: Professors Deborah‌ ‌Schildkraut‌ ‌&‌ ‌Brian‌ ‌Schaffner‌ ‌
When: November 3, 10pm
Livestreams: ‌Tisch College's Facebook Page (Facebook Live)

Politics‌ ‌and‌ ‌Student‌ ‌Organizing‌ ‌at‌ ‌Tufts:‌ ‌A‌ ‌Panel‌ ‌By‌ ‌& ‌For‌ ‌Students‌

‌‌Join‌ ‌representatives‌ ‌from‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌Democrats,‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌Republicans,‌ ‌TCU,‌ ‌and‌ ‌JumboVote‌ ‌as‌ ‌they‌ ‌discuss‌ ‌their‌ ‌work‌ ‌up‌ ‌to‌ ‌Election‌ ‌Day‌ ‌and‌ ‌what‌ ‌this‌ ‌election‌ ‌means‌ ‌for‌ ‌their‌ ‌organizations‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌community‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole.

Featuring: Representatives from the TCU Senate, JumboVote, the Tufts Democrats, Tufts Republicans
When: November 3, 11pm
Livestreams: ‌Tisch College's Facebook Page (Facebook Live)

‌Election‌-Night‌ ‌Watch‌ ‌Party: ‌COVID-19‌ ‌Edition‌

Tune‌ ‌in‌ ‌to‌ ‌see‌ ‌what‌ ‌the‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌campus‌ ‌looks‌ ‌like‌ ‌on‌ ‌this‌ ‌historic‌ ‌election‌ ‌night!

When: November 3, Midnight
Livestreams: ‌Tisch College's Facebook Page (Facebook Live)

Election‌ ‌Aftermath:‌ ‌Where‌ ‌We‌ ‌Are,‌ ‌Where‌ ‌We‌ ‌Are‌ ‌Going‌

‌‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌hosting‌ ‌several‌ ‌drop-in‌ ‌discussions‌ ‌with‌ ‌our‌ ‌associate‌ ‌deans‌ ‌during‌ ‌election‌ ‌week‌ ‌to‌ ‌discuss‌ ‌the‌ ‌specifics‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌outcomes‌ ‌(what‌ ‌we‌ ‌know,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌still‌ ‌developing,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌next)‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌implications‌ ‌for‌ ‌our‌ ‌democracy‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌civic‌ ‌life.‌ ‌Students‌ ‌can‌ ‌bring‌ ‌questions‌ ‌or‌ ‌just‌ ‌listen.‌

Featuring: Associate‌ ‌Deans‌ ‌Diane‌ ‌Ryan‌ ‌and‌ ‌Peter‌ ‌Levine,‌ ‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌
When: November 4, 12-1pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌945‌ ‌1730‌ ‌2139‌ | Passcode:‌ ‌055003‌)

Processing‌ ‌the‌ ‌Election‌ ‌with‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Class: A‌ ‌Roundtable‌ ‌Discussion‌ ‌for‌ ‌Teachers

A‌ ‌session‌ ‌for‌ ‌sharing‌ ‌ideas,‌ ‌hopes,‌ ‌fears,‌ ‌and‌ ‌strategies‌ ‌when‌ ‌teaching‌ ‌small‌ ‌interactive‌ ‌classes.‌ ‌

Featuring: Howard Woolf and Amy Goldstein, Experimental College
When: November 4, 1:30-3pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌976‌ ‌2630‌ ‌6608‌ | ‌Passcode:‌ ‌tomorrow‌)

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine & Tisch College: Election Aftermath Drop-In Discussion‌

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Tisch College will be hosting a drop-in discussion for students, staff, and faculty with Tisch College Associate Dean Diane Ryan and Cummings School staff to discuss the election outcomes and the implications for our democracy and our civic life. Students can bring questions or just listen. 

When: November 4, 5:30-6:30pm
Join on Zoom: ‌ (passcode: 484825)

Election‌ ‌Aftermath:‌ ‌Where‌ ‌We‌ ‌Are,‌ ‌Where‌ ‌We‌ ‌Are‌ ‌Going‌

‌‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌hosting‌ ‌several‌ ‌drop-in‌ ‌discussions‌ ‌with‌ ‌our‌ ‌associate‌ ‌deans‌ ‌during‌ ‌election‌ ‌week‌ ‌to‌ ‌discuss‌ ‌the‌ ‌specifics‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌outcomes‌ ‌(what‌ ‌we‌ ‌know,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌still‌ ‌developing,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌next)‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌implications‌ ‌for‌ ‌our‌ ‌democracy‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌civic‌ ‌life.‌ ‌Students‌ ‌can‌ ‌bring‌ ‌questions‌ ‌or‌ ‌just‌ ‌listen.‌

Featuring: Associate‌ ‌Deans‌ ‌Diane‌ ‌Ryan‌ ‌and‌ ‌Peter‌ ‌Levine,‌ ‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌
When: November 5, 8:30-9:30am
Join on Zoom: ‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌950‌ ‌3324‌ ‌8569‌ ‌| Passcode:‌ ‌741099‌)

Tufts School of Medicine, Tufts School of Dental Medicine & Tisch‌ ‌College:‌ ‌Election‌ ‌Aftermath‌ ‌Discussion‌

TUSM,‌ ‌TUSDM‌ ‌and‌ ‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌ ‌will‌ ‌host‌ ‌a‌ ‌processing‌ ‌and‌ ‌discussion‌ ‌space‌ ‌for‌ ‌health‌ ‌sciences‌ ‌students‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌outcomes‌ ‌(what‌ ‌we‌ ‌know,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌still‌ ‌developing,‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌next),‌ ‌implications‌ ‌for‌ ‌issues‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌democracy,‌ ‌and‌ ‌how‌ ‌students‌ ‌are‌ ‌experiencing‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌and‌ ‌its‌ ‌aftermath.‌

Featuring: ‌Sherri‌ ‌Sklarwitz, Tisch College;‌ ‌‌Jen‌ ‌Greer-Morrissey‌, TUSM; Nancy Marks, TUSDM
When: November 5, 10:30-11:30am
Join on Zoom: ‌‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌948‌ ‌9943‌ ‌1830‌ ‌| Passcode:‌ ‌849226‌)

‌‌Looking‌ ‌Ahead:‌ ‌How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Empower‌ Your‌ ‌Values‌ ‌between‌ ‌Elections‌ ‌

Join‌ ‌this‌ ‌conversation‌ ‌with‌ ‌Professor‌ ‌of‌ ‌Political‌ ‌Science‌ ‌and‌ ‌Civic‌ ‌Studies‌ ‌Eitan‌ ‌Hersh‌ ‌as‌ ‌we‌ ‌talk‌ ‌about‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌next‌ ‌and‌ ‌how‌ ‌to‌ ‌stay‌ ‌engaged—and‌ ‌empower‌ ‌your‌ ‌values‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌voter—between‌ elections.‌

Featuring: ‌Professor‌ ‌Eitan‌ ‌Hersh,‌ ‌A&S‌ ‌and‌ ‌Tisch‌ ‌College‌ ‌
When: November 5, 12-1pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌

What‌ ‌if‌ ‌Nature‌ ‌Had‌ ‌a‌ ‌Seat‌ ‌at‌ ‌the‌ ‌Table?‌ ‌

The‌ ‌2020s‌ ‌are‌ ‌a‌ ‌critical‌ ‌decade‌ ‌of‌ ‌urgent‌ ‌action‌ ‌to‌ ‌arrest‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌climate‌ ‌change,‌ ‌biodiversity‌ ‌loss‌ ‌and‌ ‌in‌ ‌which‌ ‌to‌ ‌build‌ ‌resilience‌ ‌to‌ ‌changes‌ ‌as‌ ‌we‌ ‌cross‌ ‌planetary‌ ‌boundaries‌ ‌and‌ ‌tipping‌ ‌points.‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌has‌ ‌shown‌ ‌us‌ ‌what‌ ‌happens‌ ‌when‌ ‌we‌ ‌ignore‌ ‌scientific‌ ‌evidence‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌risks‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌encroaching‌ ‌on‌ ‌nature.‌ ‌75‌ ‌years‌ ‌after‌ ‌the‌ ‌founding‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌UN‌ ‌the‌ ‌governance‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌international‌ ‌systems‌ ‌is‌ ‌outmoded,‌ ‌with‌ ‌institutions,‌ organizations‌ ‌and‌ ‌mechanisms‌ ‌dominated‌ ‌by‌ ‌a‌ ‌few‌ ‌powers,‌ ‌many‌ ‌of‌ ‌whom‌ ‌have‌ ‌demonstrated,‌ ‌at‌ ‌best,‌ ‌benign‌ ‌neglect‌ ‌in‌ ‌recent‌ ‌years.‌ ‌As‌ ‌the‌ ‌UN‌ ‌celebrates‌ ‌an‌ ‌important‌ ‌milestone,‌ ‌amid‌ ‌unprecedented‌ ‌challenges‌ ‌to‌ ‌multilateral‌ ‌cooperation,‌ ‌can‌ ‌we‌ ‌imagine‌ ‌how‌ ‌we‌ ‌may‌ ‌give‌ ‌nature‌ ‌a‌ ‌seat‌ ‌at‌ ‌the‌ ‌table‌ ‌and‌ ‌what‌ ‌would‌ ‌change‌ ‌if‌ ‌its‌ ‌voice,‌ ‌needs‌ ‌and‌ ‌contributions‌ ‌could‌ ‌be‌ ‌heard.‌

Featuring: Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School 
When: November 5, 12-1pm
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‌‌Foreign‌ ‌Policy‌ ‌Implications‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Presidential‌ ‌Election: Panel‌ ‌with‌ ‌Fletcher‌ ‌Faculty‌

‌‌Dean‌ ‌Rachel‌ ‌Kyte‌ ‌will‌ ‌moderate‌ ‌a‌ ‌panel‌ ‌of‌ ‌Fletcher‌ ‌faculty.

Featuring: Michael W. Klein, William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs; Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies; Abigail Linnington, Professor of Practice in International Security Studies; Christopher Miller, Assistant Professor of International History; and Nadim N. Rouhana, Professor of International Affairs and Conflict Studies.
When: November 5, 5-6:30pm
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At‌ ‌The‌ ‌Table:‌ ‌Poetry‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌University‌ ‌Chaplaincy

What‌ ‌are‌ ‌you‌ ‌bringing‌ ‌to‌ ‌your‌ ‌dinner‌ ‌table‌ ‌for‌ ‌discussion after the election?‌ ‌Join‌ ‌the‌ ‌University‌ ‌Chaplaincy‌ ‌for‌ ‌poetry‌ ‌and‌ ‌reflection.‌ ‌Chaplain‌ ‌Elyse‌ ‌will‌ ‌read‌ ‌some‌ ‌of‌ ‌her‌ ‌favorite‌ ‌pieces‌ ‌speaking‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌themes‌ ‌of‌ ‌this‌ ‌moment‌ ‌in‌ ‌history.‌ ‌You‌ ‌are‌ ‌invited‌ ‌to‌ ‌bring‌ ‌the‌ poems‌ ‌and‌ ‌quotes‌ ‌that‌ ‌are‌ ‌inspiring‌ ‌you,‌ ‌helping‌ ‌you‌ ‌through,‌ ‌and‌ ‌worth‌ ‌sharing‌ ‌around‌ ‌our‌ ‌virtual‌ ‌table.‌ ‌You’re‌ ‌welcome‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌drinking‌ ‌your‌ ‌favorite‌ ‌warm‌ ‌beverage‌ ‌and‌ ‌enjoying‌ ‌a‌ ‌snack‌ ‌too.‌ ‌Snack‌ ‌packs‌ ‌(vegan‌ ‌and‌ ‌kosher)‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌available‌ ‌for‌ ‌pick‌ ‌up‌ ‌that‌ ‌day‌ ‌outside‌ ‌Goddard‌ ‌Chapel‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌academic‌ ‌quad.‌

When: November 5, 7-8pm
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JumboVote‌ ‌Check-In‌

‌‌A‌ ‌space‌ ‌to‌ ‌check‌ ‌in‌ ‌with‌ ‌other‌ ‌students‌ ‌who‌ ‌worked‌ ‌to‌ ‌GOTV‌ ‌this‌ ‌election.‌ 

When: November 5, 7:30pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌ (passcode: jumbo‌)

Fletcher: Post-Election Discussion with Professor Katrina Burgess

Fletcher will be hosting a drop-in discussion with Professor Katrina Burgess and colleagues from Tisch College to discuss the specifics of the elections outcomes (what we know now, what we do not know yet, what to expect) and the implications for our democracy and our civic life. It will be a safe space for students to ask questions, join the discussion, or just listen.

When: November 4, 11am-12pm
Join on Zoom: ‌

Post-Election‌ ‌Processing‌ ‌with‌ ‌DOSA‌

‌‌Feeling‌ ‌like‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌results‌ ‌are‌ ‌impacting‌ ‌your‌ ‌academic‌ ‌work‌ ‌or‌ ‌other‌ ‌activities?‌ Responsible‌ ‌for‌ ‌leading‌ ‌a‌ ‌student‌ ‌group‌ ‌and‌ ‌not‌ ‌sure‌ ‌what‌ ‌to‌ ‌say‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌election?‌ Looking‌ ‌for‌ ‌help‌ ‌thinking‌ ‌about‌ ‌how‌ ‌to‌ ‌channel‌ ‌the‌ ‌way‌ ‌you‌ ‌feel‌ ‌into‌ ‌civic‌ ‌engagement‌ ‌moving‌ ‌forward?‌ ‌ ‌‌Experiencing‌ ‌conflict‌ ‌or‌ ‌isolation‌ ‌related‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌election?‌ ‌The Dean of Student Affairs Office (DOSA)‌ ‌is‌ ‌here‌ ‌to‌ ‌help!‌  ‌Drop‌ ‌by‌ ‌to‌ ‌discuss‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌results,‌ ‌process‌ ‌your‌ ‌reaction,‌ ‌learn‌ ‌ways‌ ‌to‌ ‌lead‌ ‌or‌ ‌participate‌ ‌in‌ ‌political‌ ‌conversations,‌ ‌get‌ ‌advice‌ ‌for‌ ‌engaging‌ ‌with‌ ‌peers‌ ‌who‌ ‌hold‌ ‌different‌ ‌views‌ ‌than‌ ‌you,‌ ‌and‌ ‌get‌ ‌help‌ ‌balancing‌ ‌your‌ ‌engagement‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌process‌ ‌and‌ ‌your‌ ‌other‌ responsibilities‌ ‌moving‌ ‌forward.‌ ‌Conversations‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌one-on-one‌ ‌or‌ ‌in‌ ‌small‌ ‌groups.‌ 

When: November 4, 1-5pm
Join on Zoom: ‌‌

Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion (DSDI) & Identity-Based Centers: Post-Election‌ ‌Processing‌ ‌

The Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion (DSDI) and Tufts' Identity-Based Centers will be hosting a post-election processing space for students.
When: November 6, 5-6pm
Join on Remo: ‌

Post-Election Coffee Hour for Environmentalists 

This‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌an‌ ‌open‌ ‌space‌ ‌for‌ ‌those‌ ‌who‌ ‌want‌ ‌or‌ ‌need‌ ‌to‌ ‌process‌ ‌how‌ ‌sustainability‌ ‌and‌ ‌climate‌ ‌change‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌affected‌ ‌by‌ ‌recent‌ ‌politics,‌ including‌ ‌the‌ ‌election‌ ‌results.‌ ‌There‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌no‌ ‌agenda,‌ ‌no‌ ‌presentation,‌ ‌just‌ ‌an‌ ‌open‌ ‌space‌ ‌to‌ ‌process‌ ‌and‌ ‌talk.‌

Featuring: Representatives from the Office‌ ‌of‌ ‌Sustainability,‌ ‌Tufts‌ ‌Institute‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Environment,‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Environmental‌ ‌Studies‌ ‌Department‌
When: November 4, 2-3pm
Join on Zoom: ‌ 

Fletcher Office of Student Affairs

‌Members‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌Office‌ ‌of‌ ‌Student‌ ‌Affairs‌ ‌(Katie‌ ‌Mulroy,‌ ‌Irene‌ ‌Mutwiri,‌ ‌and‌ ‌Mary‌ ‌Ellen‌ ‌Vigeant)‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌available‌ ‌to‌ ‌speak‌ ‌with‌ ‌any‌ ‌Fletcher‌ ‌student.‌

When: November 4, 10-11am | 2-3pm
Join on Zoom: 10am session -‌ | 2pm session -

Counseling and Mental Health Services

‌‌Dedicated‌ ‌time‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌held‌ ‌each‌ ‌day‌ ‌for‌ ‌individual‌ ‌consultations‌ ‌with‌ ‌campus‌ ‌partners‌ ‌who‌ ‌are‌ ‌concerned‌ ‌about‌ ‌a‌ ‌student,‌ ‌as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌whose‌ ‌mental‌ ‌health‌ ‌is‌ ‌acutely‌ ‌impacted‌ ‌by‌ ‌election‌ ‌stress‌ ‌and‌ ‌who‌ ‌need‌ ‌to‌ ‌chat‌ ‌briefly‌ ‌about‌ ‌it‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌mental‌ ‌health‌ ‌professional. ‌First come, first serve. There may be a wait time if the clinician is meeting with another student.

When: November 4 to November 13, 9am-12pm + 1-4pm (except weekends and holidays)
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StAAR (Student Accessibility and Academic Resource) Center

Staff from the StAAR Center will be hosting virtual drop-in hours for anyone who would like to process the election together. All are welcome. 

When: November 4, 11am - 2pm & November 5, 2:30 - 4pm
Sign Up: Via the embedded Zoom links above

Tufts Mindfulness & Resilience Collaborative

The Tufts Mindfulness & Resilience Collaborative website has important Election 2020 resources for social emotional resilience and civic engagement. You can check them out here:

One-on-One Office Hours

The following Tufts faculty and staff are offering office hours on the times listed below:

Deborah‌ ‌Schildkraut, Chair‌ ‌of‌ ‌Political‌ ‌Science‌
Wednesdays, 9:30-11am
Sign Up:‌

Sam‌ ‌Sommers, Chair‌ ‌of‌ ‌Psychology‌
Thursdays, 3-4pm | Additional times available
Sign Up:‌ ‌Email‌ ‌‌

Jenna Logue, Tisch College
Fridays, 3-5pm | Email for additional times
Join on Zoom:‌ (Meeting‌ ‌ID:‌ ‌916‌ ‌5857‌ ‌6930 | ‌Passcode:‌ ‌campaign‌)‌

Deborah Donahue-Keegan, Department of Education & Tisch College
Wednesday, November 4, 12-2pm
Join on Zoom:

Office of Sustainability
Fridays‌ ‌1-2‌pm‌ ‌(‌Tina‌);‌ ‌Mondays‌ ‌3-4‌pm‌ ‌(‌Kristen‌);‌ ‌Tuesdays‌ ‌3-4‌pm (‌Shoshana‌)‌
Join on Zoom: Click on each name above

Elyse Nelson Winger, University Chaplain
November 3, 10am-2pm | November 4, 4-5:30pm

Sign Up:

Preeta‌ ‌Banerjee,‌ ‌Hindu‌ ‌Advisor‌
November 3, 11am-1pm
Join on Zoom:‌

Abdul-Malik‌ ‌Merchant,‌ ‌Muslim‌ ‌Chaplain‌
November 3 and 4
Sign Up: Email‌ ‌‌‌‌

Azmera‌ ‌Hammouri-Davis,‌ ‌Africana‌ ‌Spirituality‌ ‌Advisor‌
November 3, 11am-1pm
Sign Up: Email‌‌

Lynn Cooper, Catholic Chaplain
November 3-6,  8-11am

Sign Up: Email

‌Walker‌ ‌Bristol,‌ ‌Humanist‌ ‌Chaplain‌
November 6, 1-4pm
Join on Zoom:‌