What’s Your Reason?

We hope to learn more about what the Salem State community means to you. Whether you’re a student or alumni, faculty, staff, friend, family member, or fan—tell us your story! How have you helped or been helped? Who made a difference in your life? Where would you be without Salem State? What will be your legacy?

Feel free to share a few lines or a few pages. To be featured in the gallery, be sure to include a photo. We love videos, too! Need a little inspiration? Check out other stories in the Reasons Gallery.

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Special Events

Stay connected with Salem State and its community by attending special events held throughout the year that support the university’s mission. These events invite alumni, friends and students to engage with one another.

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Leave a Legacy

By adding Salem State University to your will or living trust, you will be providing countless opportunities for future generations of students to benefit from a Salem State education.

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