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We are Meeting the Moment

Getting to Graduation

Doing all that we can to help ensure our students earn their degree is job one. 

Success coach meets with student
Carlos CuevaCaro '25

"My coach was a built-in support system who opened my eyes to everything that needed to be done in order to be successful—it really made a difference."  

Access to Education

Salem State has a proud legacy of unlocking the doors of opportunity

Diana Baez '22
Diana Baez '22

“My grant lifted the stress and burden of trying to find the funds to complete my studies on my limited income.” 

students have benefitted from donor-supported financial assistance
average financial gap for undergraduates
Image: HSI Working Group

Transforming Our Campus

Modernizing our facilities and unifying our campus represents a dramatic leap forward for our university.

Laura Laranjo biology class
Midge DeSimone '76, campaign co-chair

"BOLD is something we needed yesterday. New labs, classrooms and spaces will set students up for professional success and will strengthen the economy of the entire North Shore.”  

Fueling Our Emerging Needs

Great universities need flexible resources that enable them to meet the moment when an opportunity emerges. 

Steven Thurston Oliver, associate professor of secondary and higher education
Steven Thurston Oliver, PhD, associate professor

"Having flexible resources that enable people of color to come together and talk about their experiences can profoundly impact the lives of students.”  

students participated in the First Year Day of Service in fall 2023
students received awards from the Student Emergency Fund in 2023
Image: Student volunteers building a bed

Achieving a New Level of Impact

Areas of Support

Learn more about funding priorities.

More Impact

Read the latest issue of Your Impact in Action.

Annual Report

Read the Salem State Foundation's philanthropic impact report.

Contact Us

Advancement, Alumni Association and Foundation

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331 Lafayette Street, 2nd floor
Salem, MA 01970
Mailing Address:
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
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