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ClipperCard is your passport to campus and beyond!

The ClipperCard is Salem State University’s official identification card that gives you access to tons of resources on- and off-campus. The Student Navigation Center is here to help you understand all the ways you can enjoy the convenience of your card.

On- and Off-Campus Partner Links

Managing Your Card

The ClipperCard will serve as your university identification card and is required for all students attending. All students will get their first card for free. 

The ClipperCard will also serves as your:

  • Meal plan card including board, dining dollars and ClipperCash accounts
  • Access card various labs, classrooms, offices, resident halls and commuter parking garage
  • Berry Library and Learning Commons card
  • Copy and print card
  • Gassett Fitness Center card

The ClipperCard serves as your university employee ID card and is required for all faculty/staff members. Before coming to get your card please ensure you have been entered into the employee system. Please bring a government issued ID such as a license or a passport. 
Your ClipperCard allows a variety of privileges both on and off campus including:

  • Access to various offices and classrooms
  • Berry Library and Learning Commons card
  • Copy and print card
  • Gassett Fitness Center (with membership)
  • Earning employee bonus ClipperCash

On-Campus Access


Contact the ClipperCard office:

Location: Student Navigation Center on Central Campus

Contact by email and phone: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00 pm, Friday 10 am-5 pm

Make an in-person appointment via your Navigate app during business hours

978.542.2273 (CARD)

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