Salem State University is located 15 miles north of Boston, less than a mile from historic downtown Salem and a mile from the beautiful waterfront. Our campus offers a variety of accommodation choices including auditoriums, large outdoor spaces, recreational fields, a theater, fitness center along with biking/hiking trails. We also provide electric vehicle charging stations and ZipCar access.
Salem State University Conference and Event Planning is pleased to offer:
Summer residence hall rentals for visiting students working for local internships
Summer residence hall rentals for visiting conference attendees, corporate retreats and other non-student functions for both short-term and summer long stays
Hosting SSU and other university Upward Bound Programs
International ESL programs combining classroom lectures and local field trips while staying in our residence halls
For profit and non-profit groups, corporate conferences, retreats, encoding seminars, music camps and other events of all types
With flexible spaces for events of all kinds, Salem State is the perfect location for whatever you may be planning. Meeting organizers and their guests can enjoy accommodations with wi-fi, free parking and dining packages customized to your needs.
Our overnight accommodations range from the traditional dormitory doubles with community bathrooms of Marsh Hall to the two-bedroom, four person suites with in-unit bathrooms of Viking Hall to the four bedroom, six person apartments of Atlantic Hall. Linens are available for our guests.
Dining and Catering
Salem State dining services will help make your event a memorable one. Custom meal packages and on-site catering are available to suit your needs. Whether it is breakfast for 10, boxed lunches for 100 or a clam bake for 250, we can provide a stress-free meal program with competitive prices.
As you begin to make plans, Salem is for those who would appreciate a quaint New England town with a rich history. Salem is, as we say, “WICKED” fun! Salem is a vacation destination where visitors can connect with New England history all the while enjoying family friendly experiences.
Things to do include:
Historic Essex street for shopping
Peabody Essex Museum with ever changing exhibits
Public and private walking tours
Narrated trolley tours that include Salem and the surrounding areas
Harbor tours including the Schooner Fame of Salem
High speed ferry service to Boston
Oh! Did we mention witches? Yes, we have them too!
In addition to downtown, there is easy access via the commuter rail which heads North servicing Newburyport, Gloucester and Rockport as well as south to Boston and beyond.
For more information contact Conference and Event Planning: