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First Year Day of Service

Salem State's Moving Forward and Giving Back

Sponsored by Center for Civic Engagement and first year experience

Are you interested in engaging with your community? Would you like to be a change-maker, someone who wants to make a difference in the world? Are you excited to start your college experience?

Join 100 of your new classmates, the Center for Civic Engagement, first year experience, current students, and community organizations for a day of service in the greater Salem area. Be part of this special cohort of new students who want to make a lasting and impactful connection in our community.

Learn more about the First Year Day of Service experience!

Who is involved?

100 first-year students; commuter and residential. 

Why participate?

  • Make lasting connections with your new classmates and the community
  • Get to know and engage with the greater Salem community
  • Start your college experience two days early
  • Be part of a special cohort of new students
  • Feel connected, engaged and accomplished


The Fall 2021 registration link will go live on Tuesday, June 29 at 9 am.

When 3:00pm
Franklin Chilaka

For access and accommodation information, visit our page on access or email

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