Selecting and registering for your college courses is all new territory for you, and Salem will provide you with a team of support that includes Dr. Jenna Sheffield, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, a Faculty Advisor, and Laura Merritt, Director of Advising & Retention.
Your academic advisor will contact you via phone or email to set up an advising appointment. Be sure to get started on the roadmap so that your registration process will go smoothly. To learn more about registration, read our “Getting Ready to Register” Guide.
Transfer Students are advised after all college transcripts have been received and credits are evaluated. Laura Merritt, Director of Advising & Retention, will contact you to complete your advising and registration.
Adult students are advised after their college transcripts have been received and credits are evaluated (if applicable). Adult students should follow the adult student roadmap to prepare for registration and contact Laura Merritt, Director of Advising & Retention, at email@example.com with any questions.
The Honor Tradition
The Honor Tradition is a long-standing, highly respected tradition at the heart of life at Salem. When you join our community of scholars, you will sign your class’ official copy of the Honor Code, pledging to maintain academic integrity and to treat all members of the community with dignity and respect. Visit the Honor Code section of our website for more details.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
& Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of English
Director of Advising and Retention
Director of Academic Support & Student Accessibility Services