Information on Salisbury, MD
Salisbury University is located in the city of Salisbury,
Maryland. Salisbury was founded in 1732, incorporated in 1854,
and is the largest city on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the
county seat of Wicomico County.
Salisbury is located at the head of the Wicomico River, the
navigable waterway that leads to the Chesapeake Bay. As a
Chesapeake Bay maritime community, Salisbury boasts the second
largest water port in Maryland plus 14 boat ramps and 6 marinas
with over 400 boat slips. It is a central spot on the lower
Eastern Shore 30 miles west of Ocean City and two hours
south of Baltimore in the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula.
Salisbury University is a regionally accredited, four-year
comprehensive university offering 54 distinct undergraduate and
graduate degree programs. You will love the gorgeous 150 acre
complex that is surrounded by great attractions. In 1988 the
university was declared a national arboretum which provides an
attractive landscape setting, conducive to learning that boasts
over 2,000 species.
Local area attractions include Arthur W. Perdue Stadium (home
of the Delmarva Shorebirds Class A baseball), Art Institute &
Gallery, Poplar Hill Mansion, Chipman Cultural Center, SU’s Ward
Museum of Wildfowl Art, antique shops and the Salisbury
Zoological Park, recognized as one of the best small zoos in
America. The County has 58 parks, 34 nature trails, 4 golf
courses, 80 tennis courts, 76 ball fields, and 44 basketball
courts. It also has over 60 restaurants, 20 shopping centers and
an airport with daily flights to Philadelphia and Charlotte, NC.
Life is good on the Eastern Shore!
Salisbury University has modern accommodations on campus for
organizations of nearly any size desiring meetings, conferences,
seminars, exhibitions, catered events, sports camps or other
programs. Whether your group needs outstanding facilities for
food services, housing, or just meetings, Salisbury University
stands ready to serve you. Customer service is our number one
priority in the Office of Conference Planning!