Salem State offers many ways for students to get involved on- and off-campus through student groups and clubs. Groups manage their own activities through an independent platform--visit the groups and clubs event listing. If you're looking to get involved, contact StudentEngagement@salemstate.edu for more information.
Student Involvement and Operations
Encourages professional interest among students preparing for careers in accounting.
ACS On Campus
Works alongside the American Cancer Society and educate the Salem State community to promote cancer advocacy and education. Hosts Relay for Life, a 12-hour annual event on campus.
One of a 250+ chapter network of schools across the country aiming to spread awareness about mental health. One of our main objectives is to make mental health as easy to talk about as physical health. In doing so, we hope to erase mental health stigma on campus.
American Advertising Federation
Promotes and protects the field of advertising.
American Marketing Association
Exposes students to the practical and ethical practices of marketing in the business world.
Campaigns to end grave abuses of human rights and to ensure that every person enjoys the rights in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Encourages the appreciation and understanding of Anime media.
Best Buddies is a club to interact with local students with disabilities.
Offers opportunities for students to expand their knowledge of biology.
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Provides a variety of social, educational and recreational activities for the student body.
Campus Educators on Sexual Assault
Offers training and workshops on sexual assault education and prevention.
Provides opportunities to further investigate the field of chemistry, including all applications of science.
Advance the policies and ideals of the Democratic Party.
The SSU Community Garden Collective is an organization of students committed to environmental sustainability, philanthropy, and civic engagement on campus. We provide a platform for students and faculty to raise and use fresh produce, as well as the opportunity for hands-on education.
Community Service Initiative
Provides service events that will enhance the well being of the Salem State community and the surrounding area.
Competitive Gaming Club
The goal of the Competitive Gaming Club is to create an environment for Salem State students to interact with their local peers on an online platform as well as to compete against neighboring colleges in tournaments and scrimmages in varying video game titles.
Criminal Justice Academy
Enhances students’ awareness in the field of criminal justice through group activities, guest speakers and field trips.
Datahon focuses on data science and how we utilize SQL to extract, transform, and load information onto Visualization tools.
A business club focused on developing skills in entrepreneurship, public speaking and networking through role-playing scenarios.
Earth Science Association
Promotes and conducts educational activities about geological sciences and the earth.
Encourages the understanding of economics in theoretical and practical applications.
Exercise Science Club
Provides learning experience that help guide and support professional development to the students with an interest in the field of exercise science.
Finance & Investment Association
Provides learning experiences, career awareness and networking opportunities for students.
Promotes awareness of Francophone cultures through a variety of programs.
The purpose of the Geographical Society is to bring the people of the world together in an effort to share and learn from each other the different beliefs, views, and cultures of the world.
Grandma's Third Leg is Salem State University's only student led improv group.
Promotes the general welfare of the overall fraternity and sorority community.
Provides opportunities to celebrate and learn about Judaism.
Engages students in historical study and discussion.
Fosters a community of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior.
Love Your Melon
The Love Your Melon Campus Crew Program is an exclusive Crew made up of college students who are determined to improve the lives of children battling cancer.
MASSPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. Since 1972, we’ve stood up for consumers, countering the influence of big banks, insurers, chemical manufacturers and other powerful special interests.
MTG Players of SSU
The MTG Players brings students together that enjoy playing the popular trading card game, Magic The Gathering.
Provides a social and cultural forum for musicians and non-musicians alike.
NARAL Pro-Choice at Salem State
NARAL works to support and protect, as a fundamental right and value, a woman’s freedom to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices by building a strong pro-choice presence on campus, educating and encouraging dialogue in the campus community, and advocating for privacy rights and expanded reproductive health choices on campus and in the community.
To create a learning environment for object manipulation and an infrastructure of individuals to practice with and learn new material from.
Increasing and encouraging awareness of Paganism.
Encourage philosophical engagement, critical thinking and critical awareness. Holds events that promote philosophical discussions.
Founded on November 26, 1913 Phi Sigma Sigma was the first collegiate nonsectarian sorority to allow membership of women of all faiths and backgrounds.
Political Science Academy
Promotes political thought and discussion through speakers, trips and model U.N. competitions.
Provides opportunities to learn about law school, careers in the legal profession and contemporary and historical issues under the law.
Prime Generation Club
Educate, raise awareness, and advocate on campus and in the community about first generation students.
Brings students interested in programming together and raises awareness of computer science issues.
Provides a social network for students interested in psychology.
Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) Salem State University Chapter
Advocate for high-quality, debt-free public college.
Public Relations Student Society of America
Provides scholarships, internships, leadership workshops, networking, travel opportunities, and job placement assistance.
Repertory Dance Theater
Provides a professional level dance company of the highest caliber.
Resident Student Council
Represents the resident student population in all matters concerning the quality of living on campus.
- Atlantic Hall Community Council
- Bowditch Hall Community Council
- Marsh Hall Community Council
- Peabody Hall Community Council
- Viking Hall Community Council
The Robotics Club is a club that focuses on providing its members with the resources for researching the science of Robotics and also providing an environment for them to do so outside of academics. We have a variety of equipment available to members for use.
Salem Geographical Society
Expands and pursues the academic field of geography.
Salem State Book Club
Help to broaden literary horizons and relate to the world around us through reading and analyzing books.
Salem State College Republicans
Promote the principles of the Republican Party.
Salem State Log
Serves as the campus newspaper and the independent voice of the students.
Salem State University American Sign Language Club
Allows students to learn and practice American Sign Language through activities.
Salem State Yoga Club
A place where people who share the same passion of yoga can connect with each other, while introducing the practice to new enthusiastic people.
Sci-Fi Fantasy Club
Promotes science fiction/fantasy fandom.
Provides opportunities for SCUBA divers of all skill levels to improve their diving skills, encouraging dive safety, and organizing dive trips for all members of the organization.
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity was founded in 1856, and has expanded to have chapters across the country that devote themselves to shaping young minds into true gentlemen.
The Sociology Club serves as a place to discuss social issues.
Sport and Movement Science Club
Creates a sense of community, academic and social enrichment within the SMS department.
Creates and performs acapella music on campus and in the community.
The purpose of SSU Productions shall be to encourage the education and appreciation of film, and to produce short films.
Student Commuter Association
Represents interests and provides activities for commuter students.
Student Education Association of Massachusetts (SEAM)
The Education Club (Student Education Association of Massachusetts) at Salem State University is a club for people who are passionate about education. We are open to all majors! The Education Club gives SSU students an opportunity to discuss important education topics, participate in community outreach projects, and take part in professional development.
Student Government Association
Serves as the sole voice of the students to the administration, faculty and legislators.
Student Nurses Association
Serves as the governing and representative organization for nursing majors.
Student Philanthropy Council
Promotes a culture of gratitude and provides students the opportunity to give back to the Salem State community and help fellow Vikings.
Student Theatre Ensemble
Provides students with performance and production opportunities on campus.
Student Veteran Organization
Assists military personnel and their families in achieving their educational goals by providing assistance and support.
Theta Phi Alpha is a sorority that focuses on academic excellence, leadership, service to others, and of course building a lifelong sisterhood with the other members of Theta Phi!
The Witch City Adventuring Academy
The academy serves as a way to connect those who have a love for Dungeons & Dragons and to be a resource for those who want to start playing.
Provides progressive and alternative radio programming.
Center for Justice and Liberation
African Student Union
Unites African students and raises awareness of African issues, culture and values.
Offers opportunities to meet, support and plan events for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students and their straight supporters.
Through our numerous partnerships and sponsors with large corporations, organizations and financial firms, varying across various industries and fields, we connect a global network of almost one million passionate Latino Leaders to career, networking and professional opportunities.
Asian Students Association
Provides activities for students to have a better understanding of different Asian ethnic backgrounds.
Black Student Union
Provides students with an avenue whereby they can get together to explore their heritage.
Haitian Cultural Club
The Haitian Cultural Club is to empower Haitian students at Salem State University. Creating a safe space to celebrate our culture and have conversations about things that affect our community.
International Students Association
Fosters international awareness and cultural exchange between all members of the university.
Intersectional Feminist Collective
Operates as a resource and referral service for women with a diversity of needs.
Promotes further knowledge of Italian culture through films, excursions, presentations, and discussions. The club also provides students and faculty opportunities to communicate in Italian.
Latin American Student Organization
Promotes interest among students in Latino history and culture by sponsoring educational, cultural and social events.
United people with an interest in Spanish language, culture and history.
Urban Arts Theatre
Teaches students about urban cultural expression through performing and visual arts.