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Fall 2018 Housing Selection Information

Graduate Students

Looking to live on campus this year? Salem State now offers graduate student housing in Bates Complex. 

New Students

Three easy steps to secure your housing:

  1. Make a non-refundable $300 deposit on your Navigator account
  2. Send an email to letting us know you’ve deposited
  3. Complete your application on your housing portal (it will be available after steps 1 and 2 are complete.)

Information about why you should live at SSU

Where will I live?

First year students will be placed in Peabody, Bowditch or on the 5th floor of Marsh 

Upper class students will be placed in Marsh, Viking, Atlantic or Bates

(Assignments will be based on availability)

Why should I live on campus?

  • Live in close proximity to your classes, the library, the dining hall and all that campus has to offer!
  • Access to Faculty in Residence and Academic RAs to support your academic success
  • Weekly programs in your hall to help you meet friends and create connections to campus
  • Lounges in every hall with big screen TVs, pool tables, video game systems and board games
  • Free Wi-fi and HBO-Go for all residents
  • A community kitchen available for you to use

What to do Around Campus


Contact Us

Residence Life
Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970

Phone: 978.542.6416
Fax: 978.542.6356

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm
First floor, Atlantic Residence Hall

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