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Commencement 2017



Salem State University is proud to celebrate commencement exercises this May.

Commencement Ceremonies

School of Graduate Studies Thursday, May 18, 4 pm
College of Health and Human Services
Bertolon School of Business

Saturday, May 20,10 am

College of Arts and Sciences
School of Education
Saturday, May 20, 3 pm

All commencement exercises take place in the Richard B. O'Keefe Complex, 225 Canal Street, Salem. Families and friends may also watch the live broadcast online.


Commencement Speakers

Salem State University's 2017 commencement speakers include Governor Charlie Baker, Former U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns, and Dr. Antonia Novello, the first female and first Hispanic Surgeon General of the United States. Read more.



Students and Guests

Questions about commencement? Fill out our contact form or call 978.542.7455.

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