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Enroll Today for a Summer Class or Institute!

Summer at Salem State has something for everyone, including undergraduate and graduate courses, study-abroad experiences and other unique programs.

Enroll Today for a Summer Class or Institute!

Summer courses are a great way to get ahead in your degree standing, complete a pre-requisite, earn professional development credits, begin a new program, or complete your degree.

Transfer student? We make it easy for you to earn credits that can be transferred back to your primary college.

Questions about earning or transferring credits? Contact the Student Navigation Center.

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Current Salem State Students

Current students sign-up for summer classes through their Navigator accounts during their assigned registration periods. Please log into your Navigator account to search for class offerings. Tools such as schedule planner (available in Navigator to undergraduate students) may also assist you with planning your schedule.

New to Salem State?

New Salem State students or those wishing to earn credits to transfer to another school may use our First-Time Self-Service for Non-degree Students, which lets you create a student account and register online for the first time. Until you have created a student account, you may only view the undergraduate and graduate courses being offered by searching for classes in the course registration system.

Learn more about being a non-degree student at Salem State.



Need help in registering for summer classes?

Contact us at 978.542.6324 and we'll be glad to assist you in selecting your classes or guide you through the registration process.  


Student Summer Housing

Salem State summer students outside a residence hall

Living in a Salem State residence hall this summer offers you a safe and convenient place to call home while taking classes or interning in the Salem/Boston area. Summer housing is available for undergraduate students in Atlantic Hall. If you are taking two or more classes, rates start at $720 per summer session. Students may be eligible for financial aid for summer housing and classes. Learn more about summer housing here or contact for more information and for intersession rates.




Financial Aid Information

Summer financial aid applications are available online.

Before you register:

  • You must be a matriculated (fully admitted degree-seeking) student by May 1, 2018 to apply for summer financial aid.
  • You must have a 2017-2018 FAFSA on file with Salem State University.
  • If your FAFSA is in by May 8, you can know your eligibility before classes begin. The Salem State University school code is #002188.
  • Your file must be complete (any required FAFSA documentation received) by April 4t.

Available financial aid:

  • Summer Stafford Loan awards will be determined by your remaining Stafford Loan eligibility from the 2017-18 school year.
  • If you have Stafford Loan eligibility, you must enroll in a minimum of six credits.
  • Summer Pell Grant is available to all Pell-eligible student; federal rules apply.
  • Emergency loans and book advances are not available in the summer.

Important information:

  • Financial aid funds are earned based upon days of attendance. Students not completing their summer courses will be subjected to the Return of Title IV policy resulting in loss of aid, after classes have concluded.  This will result in you being responsible for any remaining balance for your classes.
  • If you change your enrollment, OR you do not attend, OR do not complete a registered course, then your aid will be adjusted and you will likely owe a balance. Summer aid revisions continue to take place even after the summer session ends.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office




Summer Conference and Group Hospitality Services

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Group organizers and their guests can enjoy accommodations with meeting spaces that range from small conference rooms to auditorium seating for 400, a state-of-the-art recital hall, on-site parking, private catering, and dining hall packages customized to fit unique needs. Whether your interest is to stay close to campus or explore the region, Salem State provides a flexible venue perfectly situated to be your landing place. Learn more about our services or contact us at 978.542.7172.

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