Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017

Sponsored by Chartwells

Please check off below the event(s) you will be attending. Events that require registration are listed chronologically. Salem State students should also be registered. For paid events, select the SSU Student option. For complimentary events, include them in your total number of tickets.

Some events listed below do not require prior registration, all are welcome to arrive at the designated start time:

  • Pep Rally - Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 pm
  • Open Skate - Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 pm
  • Field Hockey vs. Fitchburg State - Saturday, Oct. 21 at 12 pm
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Mass College of Liberal Arts - Saturday, Oct. 21 at 3 pm
  • SGA Haunted Happenings - Saturday, Oct. 21 from 1-4 pm
  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Friday, October 20,
7:30 PM
Salem State's Fall Theatre Production held at the new Sophia Gordon Center of Creative and Performing Arts
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
Friday's Show
 
Saturday, October 21,
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
University volunteers learn, brainstorm and collaborate in the name of engagement. Includes breakfast, two breakout sessions, lunch with beer and wine, and admission to the Donor & Volunteer Hospitality Lounge at the Viking Tailgate.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
Invitation Only
 
Saturday, October 21,
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Epic outdoor community celebration of students, families, alumni and friends! Includes music, novelty fair, games, food, and cash beer garden. $10 per person/$5 per person for groups of four or more. Salem State students may use ClipperCard and meal plan. Children under 10 are free. Rain location is Gassett Fitness Center.
Category
Quantity
Price
$10.00
Choose for 1-3 people over age of 10
 
$5.00
Choose for 4 or more over age of 10
 
Complimentary
using Clipper Card
 
Complimentary
 
Saturday, October 21,
11:00 AM
All first year students and families are cordially invited to a special reception in your honor. Meet President John Keenan, Salem State’s 14th chief executive.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
 
Complimentary
using Clipper Card
 
Saturday, October 21,
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Volunteer Summit attendees and university annual donors who made a gift between July 2016 and June 2017 are invited with a guest to celebrate in an exclusive field lounge during the Viking Tailgate. Includes complimentary snacks, refreshments, beer, wine and admission to all Viking Tailgate Celebration buffet and activities.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
Invitation Only
 
Saturday, October 21,
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM
Choose among two 30 minute workshops. The first session will be held from 12:20-12:50pm and the second session will be held from 1-1:30pm. Discover the rich history of Salem, growing from a small colonial village to a modern day city.
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Quantity
Price
Complimentary
12:20-12:50 pm
 
Complimentary
1-1:30 pm
 
Saturday, October 21,
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM
Choose among two 30 minute workshops. The first session will be held from 12:20-12:50pm and the second session will be held from 1-1:30pm. This 30 minute workshop by Destination Salem (salem.org) discusses what makes Salem such an exciting place to live, learn, and play all year!
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Quantity
Price
Complimentary
12:20-12:50 pm
 
Complimentary
1-1:30 pm
 
Saturday, October 21,
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM
Choose among two 30 minute workshops. The first session will be held from 12:20-12:50pm and the second session will be held from 1-1:30pm. This 30 minute workshop discusses the fabulous opportunities from our Center for International Education staff.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
12:20-12:50 pm
 
Complimentary
1-1:30 pm
 
Saturday, October 21,
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Tour the campus with our admissions ambassadors
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
 
Saturday, October 21,
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Please select if you plan to utilize the shuttle running from the O'Keefe Complex to the Salem Visitor’s Center in downtown Salem so we can plan accordingly.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
 
Saturday, October 21,
6:30 PM
Night sky observation of the Moon and Saturn (weather permitting).
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
Complimentary
 
Saturday, October 21,
7:30 PM
Fall theatre production in the new Sophia Gordon Center.
Sold Out
Tickets are no longer available. Please contact Alumni Relations for additional information at 978.542.7530.
Sunday, October 22,
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Families are welcomed to join their student for brunch and live jazz music.
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
 
Complimentary
using Clipper Card
 
Sunday, October 22,
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Witness the art of glassblowing live!
Category
Quantity
Price
Complimentary
Demonstration is free but space is limited
 
Make an additional donation to the University Fund: Area of Greatest Need $  
Event registration summary
The Cripple of Inishman: Friday:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
Volunteer Summit:
Attendee
0
Complimentary
Viking Tailgate Celebration:
Ticket
0
$10.00
Group
0
$5.00
SSU student
0
Complimentary
Under 10
0
Complimentary
First-Year Family Brunch:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
SSU student
0
Complimentary
Donor & Volunteer Hospitality Lounge:
Attendee
0
Complimentary
Workshop - "Salem: Place, Myth, Memory":
Session 1
0
Complimentary
Session 2
0
Complimentary
Workshop - "Salem: More Than Halloween":
Session 1
0
Complimentary
Session 2
0
Complimentary
Workshop - "Study Abroad 101":
Session 1
0
Complimentary
Session 2
0
Complimentary
Campus Tours:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
Downtown Shuttle:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
Planetarium Show:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
Superfan Brunch:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
SSU student
0
Complimentary
Glassblowing Demonstration:
Ticket
0
Complimentary
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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If you need help registering or have questions, please contact our Alumni Relations at 978.542.7530 or alumni@salemstate.edu