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Move-in 2020

We're ready to welcome you, Vikings!

  • To promote physical distancing, students are moving into their residence halls over five days, August 27-31. Check your Salem State email for your move-in time slot.
  • Check the Guide to Living on Campus for everything you need to know about living on campus this year, including COVID-19 testing info for resident students.
  • Questions? Email residence life for help.
Viking Hall located on Central Campus. Our newest residence hall.

Welcome Home, Vikings!


Information about why you should live at SSU

Why should I live on campus?

  • Live in close proximity to your classes, the library, the dining hall and all the campus has to offer!
  • Access to on-site faculty (faculty in residence) and RAs to support your academic success
  • Weekly programs in your hall to help you meet friends and create connections to campus
  • Free WiFi for all residents

Where will I live?

First year students will be placed in Bowditch and Marsh. Upper class students will be placed in PeabodyViking, Atlantic or Bates. (Assignments will be based on availability). 

What to do Around Campus


Contact Us

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

Fax: 978.542.6356


Office Hours

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

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