Frequently Asked Questions



What is Viking Warrior Day?

Viking Warrior Giving Day will be an energetic, inspiring, 1,854-minute virtual gathering of alumni, parents, staff, students, faculty, and friends in support of a better Salem State.

What can I do to help get the word out about Viking Warrior Day?

Post about Viking Warrior Day of Giving on your networks, like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, using #vikingwarriorday and spread the excitement!

Giving on Viking Warrior Day

How do I make a gift?

Sign up for a reminder.

Then on Viking Warrior Day, come back to this site and make a gift.  You can also learn more about the impact of gifts on campus as well as the donors—like you—who make them. If you prefer to make a gift by phone on Viking Warrior Day please call 978.542.7530. Most importantly: Thank you for your support!  

Is there a minimum donation amount?

No, gifts of any size count toward the overall total and are welcomed.  Participation is every bit as important as individual gift size. 

Where do gifts go?

You can choose from among many giving opportunities at Salem State and all gifts on Viking Warrior Day count. Gifts to any fund make a vital difference in the lives of students. If you don’t wish to prioritize any one cause, you may donate to The University Fund, which allocates donations to the area of greatest need at Salem State.  

Can I give via stock in support of Day of Giving?

Yes, You can give a stock gift on Viking Warrior Day. For more information, please contact 

Is it safe to make my gift online?

Yes. Viking Warrior Day utilizes up-to-date technology to capture gifts that are PCI Level 1 compliant. We are not storing, nor are we able to access, your credit card information. Additionally, any information collected during Viking Warrior Day will be used only by Salem State University.

Will my Viking Warrior Day contribution be tax-deductible?

Yes, your gift is tax-deductible. You will receive confirmation by mail or email that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes. 

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