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Winter Break Guide to Campus Offices and Services

Salem State offices and services are still available for students over winter break. 

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Academic Affairs, 978.542.6240


Closed from December 28-January 3, 978.542.7260


Berry Library

December 21-23: Virtual services open 9 am-8 pm

December 24-January 3: Virtual services are closed. If you have an urgent request, you may leave a voicemail message or send an email to and a staff member will get back to you as soon as they are able. Messages or tickets that are not urgent and are received during the break will be answered after the library staff return on Monday, January, 4, 2020. 

January 4-17: Virtual services open from 9 am-8 pm, closed Sat-Sun January 18 (MLK day): Virtual services open 9 am-5 pm, 978.542.6230

Campus Recreation

Closed December 25-January 3; will reopen on January 4, 978.542.4442

Career Services

Career Services staff are working remotely during winter break and are available via email or phone during normal business hours., 978.542.6406

Center for Civic Engagement, 978.542.2873

Center for Academic Excellence - Academic Advising/SBA

December 21-23: 9 am-5 pm (last student appointment at 4 pm); December 24-25: Closed; December 28-31; 9 am-5 pm (last student appointment at 4 pm)., 978.542.5500

Center for International Education

By appointment.  Please email or an individual staff member., 978.542.6351

Commonwealth Honors Program

Resume January 4, Monday-Thursday, 9 am-4 pm by appointment, 978.542.6898

Counseling and Health Services

Will resume January 4

Disability Services

8:30 am-5 pm 
Closed Thursday, December 24 and Monday, December 28-Thursday, December 31, 978.542.6217


First Year Experience

Closed: Thursday, December 24-Sunday January 3
Open:  Monday, January 4, 978.542.2618



Closed December 25-December 27
December 28-December 31: 10 am-2 pm
Closed January 1-3
Will reopen on January 4, 978.542.6506



Orientation staff are working remotely during winter break and are available via email or phone during normal business hours., 978.542.7455


Peer Tutoring

Peer Tutoring Coordinator will be working remotely during break January 4-15, 978.542.6717

Prevention Education Advocacy Response (PEAR) Program

PEAR virtual office hours will not be available December 24-January 3. They will resume as normal on Monday, January 4., 978-594-7089


Professional Advisor's Office Bertolon School of Business

December 21-23: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
December 24: 8:30 am-12 pm
December 28-30: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
December 31: 8:30 am-12 pm
Week of January 4: 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 978.542.6634

Residence Life

December 28-31,10 am-2 pm, 978.542.6416

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

via Teams (978.542.3300): 
Wednesday December 24, 9 am-1 pm
Tuesday, December 29, 30 9 am-3 pm
Thursday December 31, 9 am-1 pm, 978.542.3300

Student Life Operations

Closed December 23-January 3, 978.542.6439

Student Life

December 21-December 23 10 am-2 pm
December 28-31 10 am-2 pm
Closed January 1-3, 978.542.6401

Student Navigation Center

Monday-Thursday December 21-24 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Monday-Thursday December 28-31 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 978.542.8000

Veterans' Affairs

December 28-31, 10 am-4 pm, 978.542.6082


English/Mary G. Walsh Writing Center

Starting 1/18/20, remote tutoring will be available as it was for the fall semester. There will be limited appointments from 9/4-9/16. Please check the schedule for availability., 978.542.6491

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