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Student Wellness


Virtual SSU

Bringing SSU to you – Please visit our new webpage that offers virtual engagement and wellness programs, activities, and resources.

At Salem State, your health is our priority. Our team of professionals within student wellness work together to improve your mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Our services are here to help you develop awareness, knowledge, skills, and practices related to all of the dimensions of wellness, with a focus on:

  • The relationship between wellness and success
  • Healthy habits and coping strategies to maintain their health and wellbeing
  • Self-advocacy and self-care to address challenges when they arise
  • How to access resources when needed

Not sure where to start? Contact Elisa Castillo, assistant dean of students for wellness.

Health and Prevention Requirements

All incoming students are required to complete immunization and online prevention program requirements. Learn more!

Wellness Programming 

We provide content for pre-packaged programs, activities, and bulletin boards, as well as in-person programming, on topics including stress management, mindfulness, healthy and unhealthy relationships, consent and sexual assault prevention, sexual health, and alcohol education, among others.

Are you interested in partnering with student wellness on a program or looking for more information on a topic? Contact us at to collaborate with us.

Be sure to follow us on Instagram and look out for upcoming events and programs. Please review student wellness' social media guide.

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