New England Estuarine Research Society

Meeting Venue


George Ellison Campus Center (2nd Floor)

Salem State University - North Campus

352 Lafayette St.

Salem, MA 01970

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Registration, Silent Auction: Martin Luther King (MLK) Room (Ellison Campus Center, 2nd Floor)

Meeting Room: Veterans Hall (Ellison Campus Center, 2nd Floor)


Back of the Dining Commons

Marsh Hall

Salem State University - Central (Harrington) Campus

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Parking: Parking will be available on campus, but you will be asked to print & complete a Parking Pass form and display it on your dashboard. You only need to fill out your contact information. This is so that the University can contact you to move your car in the event of an emergency.


Dorms at Viking Hall, Salem State


Viking Hall

71 Loring Ave

Salem, MA 01970

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  • Suite-style dorm rooms: Each suite includes two adjoining bedrooms that share a bathroom. Unless otherwise specified, everyone will be assigned their own bedroom with 1 suitemate. If you prefer to share a bedroom or suite with a specific person, please indicate each other's names when you register on the Meeting Registration form. The cost per night will be the same per person ($56/night) regardless of the number of people per room.
  • Each bedroom has two beds, two desks & chairs, a storage drawer beneath each bed, and a closet. The bedrooms in each suite (two bedrooms per suite) share a toilet, shower, sink, fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. A floor plan can be downloaded here: 4-Bed Mini-Suite
  • Bed linens (sheets & pillowcases) as well as a blanket and towel will be provided.
  • Cost: $56 per person per night
  • Room assignments & keys will be distributed by a Salem State staff member at the meeting registration table.
  • For more information and general photos of Viking Hall, visit: 

Alternative Lodging

If you prefer to stay in a hotel instead of a dorm, there are several hotel options in Salem where you can make your own reservations. Visit this website for listings:

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