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Military Friendly School

Student veteran at commencement

Veterans' affairs at Salem State is here to assist current and former service members of the armed forces as well as survivors and dependents with both state and federal educational benefit programs. Whether or not you are a new or continuing student, we are dedicated to providing you with resources and services to assist you in achieving your academic and career goals. 


Military-Friendly School Awards and Honors

  • Military Friendly School Award logo

    Military Friendly®

  • Military Times Best for Vets Colleges logo

    Best for Vets by Military Times

  • Top colleges, military advanced education logo

    Top College and University by Military Advanced Education


Student Veteran Organization (SVO)

The mission of the Salem State University Student Veteran Organization is to assist veterans in achieving their educational goals and to provide assistance throughout the transition process and beyond. Chapter of Student Veterans of America


Veterans Welcome Event

Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Weekly Vets Corner

Fall and Spring Campus BBQ’s

Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony


Student Veterans of America “Chapter of the Month” September 2013

Student Veterans of America 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition Honorable Mention - January 2014

Student Veterans of America and The Home Depot Foundation $10,000.00 VetCenter Initiative Grant


Salem State Veterans Writers Workshop

The Salem State Veteran Writers Workshop provides military veterans and civilians an open forum in which to explore writing among peers. The group writes together, followed by discussion and conversation. The location alternates monthly between on campus and at the local Salem VFW Post, helping to strengthen community connections between veterans of differing era and civilian.


Contact Us

Questions on applying to Salem State as a veteran or maintaining your benefits? We're here to help. Contact us here.

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