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Experimental College
Peer Teaching

Have you ever thought about teaching your own course? Do you want to have a positive impact on the experience of first-year students? Upper-level undergraduates can teach a class at Tufts!

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Always Ahead of Its Time. For more than half a century now, the ExCollege has been challenging convention, setting trends, and preparing students for the world of tomorrow.

Apply to be a visiting lecturer

The ExCollege provides teaching opportunities for Boston-area professionals and graduate students who have expertise in their field and a passion for teaching. Applications for the Spring 2020 semester are due August 9, 2019.

Peer Teaching

At the ExCollege, students can design and teach courses, serve on our governing board, evaluate course proposals, interview prospective visiting lecturers, select courses to be offered, and more. Learn how to get involved!


  • visiting lecturer
    The ExCollege is a department at Tufts University that offers innovative undergraduate elective courses. We hire Visiting Lecturers with a range of perspectives and professional experience to teach interdisciplinary and interactive courses.
  • Unraveling Craftivism
    A new course for first years explores crafts and activism. Register August 31
  • Cannabis Debate
    ExCollege Cannabis experts debate the new reality
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Apply to be a Visiting Lecturer
Deadline August 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Courses Announced!
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Spring 2020

Welcome Class of 2023! 
The list of Fall Explorations courses is here.

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