At orientation, you will register for classes, learn about campus, and begin your adventure as a new student! Orientation is mandatory for all new students.
Orientation is Online for Fall 2021
To prioritize the health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff, orientation will be held online this summer.
Our virtual orientation experience will help you gain the essential tools and resources to make new friends and campus connections, register for fall classes, and successfully transition to life at SSU!
Register for Orientation
Online orientation will be available starting on June 1. Once you've paid your enrollment deposit, you should be able to register for orientation access within 48 hours.
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Students entering this fall will receive information during online orientation about how to select a seminar for the fall semester.
First Year Seminar
All first year students take a first year seminar as part of their academic course load. This three-credit required seminar offers students an opportunity to study an interesting and engaging topic with one of Salem State University’s outstanding faculty members.
Students entering in January will receive information during online orientation on how to select a seminar for the spring semester.