Due to the impending snowstorm, the university will be closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022. All classes and activities are canceled. Resident students authorized to park on campus should move vehicles to the North Campus Parking Garage for the duration of the storm.
A Tradition of Excellence
Salem State was founded in 1854
Salem State was founded as the Salem Normal School on Broad Street in SalemFor “young ladies who wish to prepare themselves for teaching”
Salem State remained on Broad Street until 1896The building was renovated in 1871 to better meet enrollment demands
In 1896, Salem State moved to an expanded campus in South SalemA model training school was housed in the Sullivan Building (image c.1932)