Congratulations and Welcome to Salem!

Use this reference to keep you on time and on task for your entrance to Salem College. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns.

Download the Accepted Student Handbook

Download the Accepted Student Handbook for Transfer Students

Confirm Your Plans to Attend Salem College


The best way to know if Salem is the place for you is to visit campus. We’d love to show you all Salem has to offer and to let you experience life at Salem first-hand. Click here to schedule a visit.


Important Dates for 2016-2017

  • Move-in date: August 20, 2016
  • Parents’ Weekend: November 4-6, 2016

Your Support Team

Your Salem College Admissions Counselor is here to answer questions and help make your transition to college as smooth as possible. Don’t hesitate to contact her today. Find your Admissions Counselor and her contact information here

1-800-32-SALEM or 336-721-2621

For residence life questions, please contact Assistant Dean of Students Nikki Laird,
For questions regarding class registrations, please contact Associate Dean for Undergraduate Students Richard Vinson,

Steps to Enrollment


Confirm Your Enrollment

By May 1, 2016

Enrollment Deposit

  • Pay Online

    Your $250 enrollment deposit is due May 1 and is non-refundable.
    Critical: forward a copy of your payment confirmation email to

  • Send $250 check payable to “Salem College” to:
    Admissions Office
    601 S. Church Street
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101 USA

By June 1, 2016

Housing Assignment

By June 15, 2016

Complete Insurance Waiver

Send Advisement and First Year Seminar Forms

Math and Foreign Language Exams

By July 1, 2016

Schedule a Physical

  • Schedule a physical before July.

Final High School Transcript

  • Send final High School Transcript, AP Scores and Dual Enrollment College Transcripts.

Health Information

By August 1, 2016

Payment Plan

By August 8, 2016

Vehicle Registration

Summer Read

  • The Salem Signature Summer Read for 2016 is The Moor’s Account, by Laila Lalami. Please read it before classes begin this fall.