Notice of Non-Discrimination

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of an any protected class (including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex.) Furthermore, unlawful discrimination has no place at Tufts University and offends the university’s core values which include a commitment to equal opportunity and inclusion. (View the university’s Non-Discrimination Statement.)

Services

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, call (617) 636-6998 or email patientrelations@tufts.edu.

Grievances

If you believe that TUSDM has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of any protected class (including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex.) you can file a grievance using the information below.

Jill Zellmer
196 Boston Avenue
3rd Floor, Suite 3800
Medford Campus- Medford, MA 02155
p. (617) 627-3298
f. (617) 627-3150
oeo@tufts.edu

If you need help filing a grievance, our Director of Patient Relations (patientrelations@tufts.edu) is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.