The Medford Data Lab is a teaching and research computing space located within Tisch Library designed to foster collaboration and innovation among students, faculty and staff across all Tufts’ schools and departments. The Medford Data Lab provides methodological and technological support for a ride range of data intensive services and support, including but not limited to GIS, statistics, data management, digital humanities and application development. To learn more about our full suite of services and support, please view the About the Data Lab page.

The Space Overview

Students working in the Medford Data Lab

The Medford Data Lab is divided into two spaces: The Computing Lab and the Instructional Classroom.

The Computing Lab is situated towards the front of the Medford Data Lab and is dedicated to individual and collaborative work at all times.  The computing lab is staffed by student Lab Assistants and is open for use during the same hours as Tisch Library. Space and computers are available on a first come, first serve basis.

The Instructional Classroom is situated at the far end of the Data Lab and faculty or staff may reserve the Medford Data Lab classroom for semester long data intensive courses,  one time classroom use, or for workshops and labs. Please contact the DataLab-Support Elist ( to reserve the space as early as possible, as dates and times are limited.

Medford Data Lab Classroom

To learn more about the different hardware, peripherals, lab equipment and software in the Medford Data Lab, please see the Hardware and Equipment page and the Software Section.

Location and Hours

Tisch Library, Room 203
35 Professors Row | Medford, Ma, 02155
Phone: 617-627-4350
Support Email:

The Medford Data Lab holds the same hours as the Tisch library. The student Lab Assistant calendar and Classroom calendar are below.