Guest and Capacity Policy

Student Organization Event Guest & Capacity Policy

General Guidelines

  • All Guest Policy requests will be approved at an Event Registration Meeting, email OCL@tufts.edu to be invited
    • Event Registration takes place every Friday at 10am in Campus Center room 203
  • Most events are open to Tufts students and staff with valid Tufts University ID
  • All event locations must follow set capacity numbers
    • Student Organizations should either select organization volunteers or hire OCL Event Staff to manage the door or
    • Some spaces/events require OCL Event Staff
  • Events may have limited capacity and require tickets
  • All Student Organizations must use Tufts Tickets to sell event tickets or the Cohen Box Office, if applicable
  • All Event space capacity information can be found on the Tufts University Space and Resource Reservation System, if you need help finding this information you can contact OCL@tufts.edu

Tufts Only Plus Guest List

  • Student Organizations wishing for Tufts Only, but inviting specific off-campus guests connected to the event/organization may submit a guest list
  • Guest List Guidelines
    • Guest list may not exceed 25, which includes outside performers
    • Guest list must be submitted to the OCL at least 48 hours prior to the event
    • Guests must show legal form of photo identification to enter
    • Sponsoring Student Organization is responsible for all guest behavior
    • Guests must adhere to all Tufts University rules/regulations

Tufts Plus One

  • Student Organization events should maintain priority attendance for Tufts University students
  • For Tufts Plus One events, Tufts University undergraduate attendees may bring one non-Tufts guest
  • Tufts Plus One Guidelines
    • Guest must have valid for of photo ID
    • Guests must be with their Tufts host at all times
    • Tufts student host is responsible for all guest behavior
    • Guests must adhere to all Tufts University rules/regulations

City Wide

  • Student Organizations wishing to host city wide events must contact OCL@tufts.edu 4 weeks in advance and follow the City Wide Event Planning Requirements
  • Tufts City Wide Guidelines
    • For City Wide Events, Tufts University students and students from local colleges/universities are invited by the host student organization
    • All attendees must be current college/university students with a valid college/university photo ID to enter
    • Sponsoring Student Organization is responsible for all guest behavior