SMFA Alumni

For over 140 years, SMFA alumni have shaped the arts landscape across the globe. Stay connected to the school, receive event notifications, and connect with the 15,000+ SMFA at Tufts alumni!

Alumni Benefits

To stay connected, make sure we have your most up-to-date information by filling out this form.

Friends of SMFA at Tufts

Friends of SMFA at Tufts is a Facebook group and a shared interest group. Its mission is to provide friends and graduates of SMFA with a sustaining connection to the school; to provide opportunities for professional enrichment, networking, social connection, and alumni engagement; and to facilitate welcoming SMFA alumni and friends into the Tufts Alumni community in a meaningful way. Also, if you have an upcoming event or opportunity to share – the Facebook group is a great place to do it!

Art Sale

All SMFA alumni can participate in the annual SMFA Art Sale. For details on how to submit visit the Art Sale page.

Continuing Education

Alumni receive a $100 discount on all courses!

Alumni Email

Alumni email offers a forwarding email address that won't change when your job or email provider does. Activate your email alias, and you won't have to notify everyone each time your address changes. You'll simply have to update your alumni email account, and we'll continue to forward your mail to your current address. Log into the Tufts Online Community to activate or update your alumni email forwarding address.

Join the Tufts Online Community

Joining the Online Community is fast, free, and a great way to stay up-to-date with Tufts and your fellow alumni. You can also, take advantage of exclusive benefits.

Insurance Coverage

SMFA at Tufts alumni have access to auto, home, health, renters, travel, and pet insurance. A licensed insurance professional is available at no charge to answer questions and provide customized guidance. For more information, visit or contact the program administrator at 800-635-780.

Library Access

Alumni can set up their accounts by stopping by the SMFA library or by contacting Library Assistant Accounts are good for one year and can be renewed annually. Details about privileges can be found here:

Career Services

Alumni can find or post jobs and participate in webinars and workshops offered throughout the year. Email Ryan Smith, Assistant Director, Career Advisor for the Arts at for details. Learn more about the Career Center here.

Traveling Fellows

One of the largest endowed art school grant programs in the country – currently totaling $80,000 to $100,000 annually – the Traveling Fellowship program awards alumni grants of $10,000 to graduates of any SMFA program.

Tufts University Art Galleries

Sign up for the Tufts University Art Galleries' newsletter to stay up-to-date on their events and exhibitions.

Tufts Magazine

All graduates receive a complimentary subscription to Tufts Magazine. Upon graduation, you'll receive three free issues a year packed with updates on your fellow classmates in Class Notes, news on Tufts' happenings on and off campus, as well as developments throughout the university, including the professional schools. The magazine and more news is also available online!

More Information

For more information about upcoming events and ways to get involved, please contact Monica Manoski (MFA '13), Development Officer, at or 617-627-0053.