Getting Ahead – Winter Courses!

Hey First Years and Transfers! Interested in getting ahead on your degree? Knock out some of your General Education Requirements now instead of later? I have the perfect solution for you - Winter Courses! During Winter Break between the Fall and Spring semesters, many professors offer Winter Session courses - these courses are expedited, meaning... Continue Reading →


SSU does National Student Exchange!

SSU works alongside the National Student Exchange program in the US and US Territories! Now you may be wondering... OH YOU MEAN STUDY ABROAD?! Yes, but not in another country. The National Student Exchange program allows students who are enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation and the nations territories to go study at... Continue Reading →

Get your tickets for “The Cripple of Inishmaan”

Hi First Years! At SSU there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with and appreciate the arts. Needless to say, so much time and effort is put in by our faculty, staff, and peers to create productions, galleries, concerts, and recitals so attending these different events is much appreciated.  Be sure to look at posters and come to the CCPA to find out more  about... Continue Reading →

Halloween Season Housing Policies

Hello Vikings, Welcome to your first Halloween in Salem! Halloween festivities begin on the first of October and continue through the end of the month. Over 500,000 people are expected to visit Witch City. Things tend to get a little crazy during Halloween, so during the month of October housing policies become stricter. Bag Checks... Continue Reading →

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Hey Vikings! It may only be Monday, but who says we can’t be excited for all the amazing events that are coming up this weekend?! October 20th-22nd is our annual Homecoming and Family Weekend at Salem State. This is a chance to join current students, alumni, parents and the entire community in celebrating Salem State... Continue Reading →

Goal Setting

Hello Vikings, I hope this blog finds you well & you are enjoying your first semester in Salem! I am sure many of you obtain goals, whether it be academic, personal, or professional. The goals you set pave a road to success. As a First Year Mentor, I want you to succeed on a variety... Continue Reading →

Time To Get Spooky!

Hi Vikings! You all have the privilege of attending Salem State during the fall season, or in other words, during our Halloween extravaganza! As you can probably see on campus and around the area, the vibe of Halloween is definitely catching on and there doesn’t go a day where more people are flooding into Salem... Continue Reading →

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