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Salem State University has permitted parking areas available on each of its five campuses. All vehicles parked on university property must be properly permitted. Parking permit decals will be available for purchase online through your Navigator or Polaris account beginning in August each year. 

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Contact Us

University Police is located on Central Campus, near Marsh Hall. For any parking related question, please email Emails are answered during business hours, Monday-Friday.

Fall 2019 Parking Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 6pm
Friday: 9am – 12pm

General Information

All motor vehicles and motorcycles must be legally registered and insured to operate or park on Salem State University Property.  Failure to comply may result in your vehicle or motorcycle being ticketed or towed or both.

All persons parking on Salem State University property do so at their own risk. Salem State University is not responsible for theft or damage to your vehicle. Lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables in plain view. Designated parking areas are for authorized and permitted parking only with limited exceptions for special events.

Vehicles that are not parked within the designated permit area are subject to ticketing and towing. In an effort to ensure compliance with the university parking regulations, the university police department has added dedicated parking enforcement officers. If you have any questions on this matter please email

Parking and Traffic Policies and Fines

For additional information please visit our policies page for parking and traffic rules and regulations, parking fines and our tow and hold policy.

Green Transportation Options

Explore green transportation options for your visit to Salem State! 

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