Campus Developments

Salem State University is committed to providing students both a high-quality education and a suitable environment for academic and personal growth. Through campus developments and capital improvements, the university can compete with the multitude of higher education options throughout Massachusetts, bringing students from cities and towns throughout the state, the country and the world to Salem.

Please click on the links below for current updates and neighborhood presentations on specific projects. You may also visit the Salem State construction blog around active and planned university construction projects.

PARKING GARAGE PLANS TO BE PRESENTED AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SSUNAC)

Plans for an 800 space parking garage are moving forward. Options for the location of the garage will be presented at the April SSUNAC meeting to gain community input. The next meeting of the Salem State University Neighborhood Advisory Committee on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. in room 106B of the Enterprise Center located on Central Campus at 121 Loring Avenue. 

Construction Work Hours  

Off-Hour Work

Weather permitting, the university will conduct line striping on Central Campus on Sunday, April 13.

Normal Work Hours

Normal construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5 pm.

Construction Projects 

SOPHIA GORDON CENTER FOR THE CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Salem State University is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), we are moving forward with our plans for renovations to the interior and exterior of the Mainstage Theatre, soon to be dedicated as the Sophia Gordon Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. Leers Weinzapfel Associates, the project’s architectural firm, presented plans for the renovation at the January 15 meeting of the SSUNAC. Click here to view the presentation

MASTER VISION CONCEPTS

Sasaki Associates presented concepts for a campus master vision that looks to the year 2040 at the SSUNAC meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Please click here to view the presentation.

Salem State University Neighborhood Advisory Committee (SSUNAC)

The next meeting of the Salem State University Neighborhood Advisory Committee on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 7 pm in room 106B of the Enterprise Center located on Central Campus at 121 Loring Avenue.

To sign up for the neighborhood email list, please email: ea@salemstate.edu.  

Contact the university police emergency hotline 24 hours a day/seven days a week at 978.542.6111 to report urgent issues regarding construction.

 

 

Updated on April 10, 2014.