Trunk Training and Support

Get Support

The Trunk Support Team is here to help you.

You can reach us in the following ways:

  • Send an email to trunk@tufts.edu
  • Call during business hours: 617-627-3376

You can also explore the wide array of help resources (text, image, and video), both on this site in the “How to Use Trunk” section and within Trunk via the Help tool at the bottom of the list of tools on the left side of every page.

Trunk Workshops and Labs

Click on “View Dates” to register for a workshop or lab.

NOTE: workshops with no registrants by 5pm the night before they are to take place may be cancelled and removed from this system.

Getting Started Workshop Advanced Workshops Open Labs
Getting Started With Trunk Courses
This is the place to start. The “Getting Started with Trunk Course Sites” workshop includes hands-on instruction and practice completing essential tasks on Trunk, plus open, supported lab, where you can begin working on your courses.This workshop is optimized for instructors teaching with Trunk, but all are welcome to attend


Prerequisite: Getting Started with Trunk Workshop or equivalent.
Grading and Assignments in Trunk
This workshop provides practical experience in developing a Trunk Gradebook and associating it with the Trunk Assignment tool.Creating and Distributing Content in Trunk
This workshop focuses on creating new content in the Trunk Resources and Lessons tools and the various strategies for distributing that content to students.

Copyright and Library Resources in Trunk
Participants will learn the basics of how copyright works in an academic environment, including Tufts’ policies and how to protect their own rights. They will also be introduced to a variety of methods for incorporating library materials and services into Trunk sites.

Discussion Board Forums
This hands-on session walks through how to setup and use the Trunk Forums tool to support online discussions.

Join Trunk Training & Support Team members in a supported, Open Lab setting where you can work on your fall courses, ask detailed questions, and work through any challenges you may be having. Advance registration is requested.