School Status

Due to the ongoing winter storm, the university will be closed on Wednesday.

January 28, 2015

Ride Guide

Commute Smarter!

Expanded parking and commuting solutions are open to the entire Salem State community and discounted T passes are now available for students.

Discount T Passes for Students

Pick your plan: bus, T, commuter rail, or all

Downtown Shuttle Service

If you live in Salem, just hop on the campus-downtown shuttle bus, which leaves from Central and North campuses and goes directly to downtown Salem and the Salem train depot. The shuttle runs from 7 - 9:05 am, and from 3 - 5 pm on weekdays.

Free Parking Downtown

Don't drive around campus looking for a parking space. Save yourself the hassle, and stop burning gas: just park and take the shuttle!
Free parking at Museum Place and South Harbor (Pickering Wharf) parking garages. 
Simply park and get your ticket, then hop on the downtown shuttle bus.
Bring your ticket to the ClipperCard Office (before 5 pm) to be validated.

Campus-Downtown Shuttle Schedule

Please note: This schedule is subject to weather and traffic conditions.


Central Campus

Horace Mann School

Corner of Lafayette & New Derby St

Downtown Bus Stop

Salem Train Station

Downtown Dunkin Donuts*

Opposite O'Keefe Center

x x x x 7:00 am 7:15 am 7:30 am
7:35 am 7:40 am 7:55 am 8:00 am 8:10 am 8:30 am x
8:50 am x x 9:15 am 9:05 am x x
3:00 pm 3:05 pm 3:20 pm 3:25 pm 3:30 pm 3:45 pm 4:00 pm
4:15 pm 4:20 pm 4:35 pm 4:40 pm 5:00 pm x x
            *Across from US Post Office on Washington Street  



Shuttle Bus Maps
Salem State Inter-Campus Shuttle
MBTA Bus Schedules
Commuter Rail Schedule: Newburyport and Rockport lines
MBTA Subway: Blue Line
Salem Ferry