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Accepted Students Day

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April 6, 2024

O'Keefe Center, 8 am-2 pm

See firsthand what being a Viking is all about. Meet future classmates and faculty, tour our vibrant campus, learn about financing your education, and explore campus life.

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New Student Checklist

You're in, now what?

Follow your new student checklist to officially enroll at Salem State and navigate important deadlines and processes.

Top 5 Accepted Student Questions

First-year students traditionally live in double rooms in Marsh Hall (Harrington/Central Campus) or Peabody Hall (North Campus). Explore our residence halls using our 360° virtual tour.

Pay your $300 housing deposit by the May 1 priority deadline if you plan to live on campus this fall. We encourage you to learn about the Incoming Student Housing Process.

Salem, Massachusetts, is the ideal setting for a college campus, especially for students seeking a vibrant and diverse environment. With hundreds of restaurants and coffee shops, students can explore a variety of cuisines while fostering a sense of community.

The city's breathtaking ocean views provide a serene backdrop for studying and relaxation, and its rich American history adds an educational element to daily life. As the Halloween capital, Salem promises a unique and lively atmosphere, ensuring that students receive a top-notch education and an unforgettable college experience.

Visit Destination Salem to learn about historic sites, popular dining options and the community event calendar. 

Connect with our Admissions team

Email with an Admissions Counselor

Our admissions team can help you navigate the entire enrollment process. Write to us to ask questions about committing to Salem State, requesting a change of major and more. Many of our admissions counselors are alumni and can tell you about their experiences. 

Email with an Admissions Student Ambassador

Talk with an admissions ambassador to ask questions about the student experience and learn about their love for Salem State.

Can't make it to campus? Take a Virtual Tour


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Are you a transfer student?

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm
331 Lafayette Street, Second Floor
Salem, MA 01970
Mailing Address:
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
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