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Salem State University

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352 Lafayette St
Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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Event Types Welcomed

Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1200
Meeting
Rooms:30
Maximum
Overnight:1000
  • North CampusNorth Campus
  • North to Central campus aerial shotNorth to Central campus aerial shot
  • Viking Hall entry lobbyViking Hall entry lobby
  • Viking Hall glass floor loungeViking Hall glass floor lounge
  • The Quad party set-upThe Quad party set-up
  • Viking Hall floor loungeViking Hall floor lounge
  • Field between Atlantic Hall and Marsh HallField between Atlantic Hall and Marsh Hall
  • Viking Hall floor kitchenViking Hall floor kitchen
  • Viking Hall resident roomViking Hall resident room
  • Gassett Fitness center at nightGassett Fitness center at night
  • Gassett Fitness interiorGassett Fitness interior
  • Atlantic Hall unit kitchenAtlantic Hall unit kitchen
  • Marsh Hall dining roomMarsh Hall dining room
  • Marsh Hall deckMarsh Hall deck
  • CateringCatering
  • Atlantic Hall pool tablesAtlantic Hall pool tables
  • Residence Hall bunk bedsResidence Hall bunk beds
  • Residence Hall exterior w/umbrellasResidence Hall exterior w/umbrellas
  • Seminar RoomSeminar Room
  • O'Keefe CenterO'Keefe Center
  • O'Keefe Center banquet set-upO'Keefe Center banquet set-up
  • Historic Downtown Salem Historic Downtown Salem

About

About Salem State University

Salem State University is located approximately 14 miles north of Boston, less than a mile from historic downtown Salem and a mile from the beautiful waterfront. The location and amenities make it ideal for summer conferences and events near Boston.

Campus offers a variety of overnight accommodations in various arrangements (apartment, suite or traditional halls) and unique facilities, including large outdoor spaces, recreational fields, classrooms, auditoriums and much more.

Group organizers and their guests can enjoy accommodations with Wi-Fi, meeting spaces that range from small conference rooms to auditorium seating for over 1,000, a state-of-the-art recital hall, on-site parking options, private catering, and dining hall packages customized to fit unique needs.

Whether your interest is to stay close to campus or explore the Salem or Boston areas, Salem State University is a flexible venue perfectly situated for your next Boston area event.

Contact us today to host your next summer event at Salem State University.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Boston - 15

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Boston Logan International Airport - 25 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Train | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
At Salem State University, our Boston Area Event Specialists will coordinate catered meals, cafeteria-style meals, or any other meal option you prefer.


In-House CateringNO
Cultural CateringNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
24-Hour Check-In
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Wi-Fi
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1200 Attendees


30 Spaces

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Theatre Style 450 | Classroom Style 30 | Standing Reception 250 | Seated Reception 200

TECHNOLOGY
Our Boston Area Event Center offers interactive video conferencing, satellite teleconferencing, PowerPoint / smart classrooms and internet connectivity in meeting rooms upon request. Internet connections in each guest room are included in room fees.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyNO
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1000 Overnight Guests


Suite/Apt Style | Traditional

Yes
Free NO
Cost:


Semi-Private | Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

1000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Suite/Apartment Style | 350 beds | image
Exterior image of Viking Hall from back corner

Viking Hall is the newest of the residence halls on Central Campus, is fully air-conditioned and has suites which can be set up in double or single rooms. Each suite consists of student bedrooms, closets, an entryway space, and an in-unit bathroom.
The four floors, each with common lounge areas (both television and study) and a small common kitchen are split into two wings with a glassed in walkway between them. Viking also houses a Starbucks, vending machines, a laundry area and meeting spaces on the ground floor.

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 450 beds | image
Interior of Atlantic hall lounge

Atlantic Hall is one of Salem State’s most vibrant living areas on Central Campus, overlooking the Marsh Quad, Salem Bike Path, and the salt marsh. Located on Central Campus, this modern residence hall accommodates up to 450 guests within 77 six-person apartments. Each fully-furnished apartment includes two double rooms, two single rooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, a living room, and is air-conditioned. 
Atlantic offers small lounges throughout the building, and a spacious community space on the ground floor complete with a fitness room, laundry area, pool tables, in addition to a television and lounge area.

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 525 beds | image
Marsh Residence hall at night

Located on Central Campus, Marsh Hall accommodates up to 525 guests in double and triple dormitory style rooms across five floors. Each floor offers multiple lounge/study areas, kitchenettes, and community bathrooms.
On the ground level, guests can find an information desk, fitness room, flatscreen TVs, video game consoles, a Bluetooth speaker bar, pool tables, vending machines, a laundry room and a mail room. Marsh also houses a dining hall and convenience store with a separate entrance from the residence hall.

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 340 beds | image
Bowditch Hall exterior with student on deck

Located on North Campus, Bowditch Hall is one of two traditional residence halls and houses up to 340 guests in double, triple and quad style rooms across six floors with a community area on each floor. Each floor is designated as either single-gender or co-ed.
This newly renovated hall comes equipped with an information desk, vending machines, a pool table, a foosball table, a flatscreen TV, Bluetooth speaker bar, laundry room, mail room, and a kitchen area. 
| Residence Halls | 350 beds | image
Peabody Hall exterior

Peabody Hall is the second traditional residence hall on North Campus and accommodates up to 350 guests. The hall consists of seven floors, each complete with a community area, and offers double, triple and quad style rooms. Each floor is designated as either single-gender or co-ed.
On the ground floor, Vikings have access to an information desk, vending machines, a pool table, a foosball table, a flatscreen TV, Bluetooth speaker bar, laundry room, mail room, and kitchen area. 

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
24-Hour Check-In
24-Hour Check-In
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
1200
Overall
30
Classroom
Style
250
Standing
Reception
200
Seated
Catered Event


Meeting + Event Spaces
| 3,500 SQ FT | image

Large function room suitable for dances, concerts, speakers, dinners, workshops, etc. This room can be divided in half upon request. Built-in sound system, LCD projector and screen,. Portable staging is available.
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Viking Square set-up

One of our newer multipurpose rooms, Viking 123 can be set up any way you need. AV equipment is built in.
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Located on the 2nd floor of Marsh Commons, the Petrowski Room is our newest multipurpose space that can be arranged any way you may need. Suitable for luncheons, small dinners, speakers, receptions, and informal gatherings. Built-in computer, LCD projector and screen. Carpeted and air-conditioned.
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Medium-sized room suitable for luncheons, small dinners, speakers, receptions, and informal gatherings. Located in Ellison Campus Center
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Small conference room.
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Medium-sized function room suitable for luncheons, small dinners, speakers, receptions and informal gatherings. Built-in computer, LCD projector and screen. Carpeted and air-conditioned. Located on the 2nd floor of the Ellison Campus Center.
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Medium-sized room suitable for luncheons, small dinners, speakers, receptions, and informal gatherings.  Built-in sound system, screen and carpeted. Located in Ellison Campus Center.
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Outdoor courtyard space for medium-sized gatherings, weather permitting. Directly in front of the Ellison Campus Center.
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Conference room with flexibility to set up as needed.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
NO
YES


Catering
At Salem State University, our Boston Area Event Specialists will coordinate catered meals, cafeteria-style meals, or any other meal option you prefer.
Dining Options
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Marsh Hall dining room

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Boston Logan International Airport - 25 minutes
Nearby Cities
Boston - 15
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Train
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking

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Testimonials

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