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Prospective Nontraditional Students

Getting Started

Academic Success

Research Assistance

Commuting Students

Student Life

Prospective Non-traditional Students

  • Apply to Salisbury University [+]

    Whether you are attending college for the first time, transferring credits from another institution or returning after time away, the Office of Admissions guides you through the application process. Learn more about required materials, important dates, evaluation criteria, credit evaluation, articulation agreements between Salisbury University and other regional institutions of higher education, etc. To find out more, visit

    Office of Admissions
    1200 Camden Ave.

    Phone: 410-543-6161
    Fax: 410-546-6016
    AIM: AskSalisbury

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  • Finance your education [+]

    If you are wondering whether you are eligible for financial aid as a nontraditional full-time or part-time student, the answer is, “Yes, you are.” Remember, financial aid is not age specific. Financial aid is available to adults and may include grants, scholarships and loans. The Financial Aid Office at Salisbury University is prepared to assist you in the process of securing the federal, state and local resources necessary to afford your college education. For more information, visit

    Office of Financial Aid

    Holloway Hall, Room 213

    Phone: 410-543-6165
    Fax: 410-543-6138

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Getting Started

  • Register for classes [+]

    Matriculated, degree-seeking students at Salisbury University are assigned academic advisors who help them identify their career goals and develop an educational plan designed to meet those goals. To learn more about advising or find out who your academic advisor may be, please visit

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  • Buy textbooks [+]

    The University Bookstore is your gateway to textbooks and other classroom essentials. As you plan for the semester ahead, you can find a list of textbooks for your courses on their Web site. Textbooks can be purchases online and shipped to the address of your choosing or picked up at the Bookstore at the beginning of the semester. The Bookstore also offers Salisbury University apparel, gifts, etc. To find out more, visit

    Salisbury University Bookstore
    Commons, Ground Floor

    Phone: 410-543-6085
    Fax: 410-543-6184

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  • Gull Card (Student ID) [+]

    The Gull Card is a multi-functional card that serves as your free, official Salisbury University ID. Your Gull Card is necessary for accessing services in residence halls, University Dining locations, Blackwell Library, Maggs Physical Activities Center, computer labs, the new University Fitness Center, and other services throughout campus. It may also be used as a debit card; a prepaid declining balance account enables you to make purchases at on-campus and participating off-campus merchants that accept the Gull Card as a form of payment. For more information, visit

    Gull Card Office
    Commons, Room 036

    Phone: 410-543-6053
    Fax: 410-543-6184

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Academic Success

  • Get academic support [+]

    The mission of the Center for Student Achievement (CSA) is to enhance student learning, academic success and personal growth through engagement in the Salisbury University academic community. Guided by the Council of Student Achievement and Success, the CSA works with students who face unique barriers to success, academic achievement and degree attainment to help students reach their greatest academic achievement. Some of the services offered include academic coaching, tutoring, study strategy resources and Praxis preparation. Their services are free to all students. For more information, visit

    Center for Student Achievement
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 213

    Phone: 410-677-4865

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  • Improve your writing skills [+]

    The Writing Center offers a place where writers can meet to talk about their work with trained consultants. Their services are free of charge to any member of the Salisbury University community. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by phone or in person. Walk-ins are also welcome in the center.

    University Writing Center
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 206

    Phone: 410-543-6332

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  • Blackwell Library [+]

    The Blackwell Library offers a collection of books and articles available on site, as well as access to off-site resources such as electronic journals, USMAI intercampus borrowing and interlibrary loans. Desktop computers are available, and wireless laptop computers can be checked out at the Circulation Desk for a three-hour loan period. The library also offers printing stations, scanners, photocopying machines, etc. For more information, visit

    Blackwell Library

    Phone: 410-543-6130
    Fax: 410-543-6203
    Toll Free: 1-888-543-0148

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Academic Research Assistance

  • Technology assistance [+]

    The HelpDesk assists the campus community with their technology needs. They can help you troubleshoot your Live@Edu student e-mail or your GullNet account, connect to the wireless network, buy discounted software and much more. More information is available at

    Teacher Education and Technology Center, Room 113

    Phone: 410-677-5454

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  • MyClasses [+]

    MyClasses is your gateway to online course content, message boards, quizzes and/or tests, grades, and much more.

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  • GullNet [+]

    GullNet gives you access to your academic records, campus finances, advisor information, personal information, registration, grades and much more! To log in, visit For help accessing your account, contact the HelpDesk at 410-677-5454 or

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  • Research help [+]

    Blackwell faculty librarians can help with your information and research needs in the physical or the virtual environment. They can assist you in person, via e-mail, over the phone and online via Blackwell’s instant messaging service (only available during certain hours) or Maryland’s 24/7 Virtual Research Service (which is not run by the library, but is available to SU students). For more information, visit

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Commuting Students

  • Look for off-campus housing [+]

    Through Off-Campus Housing Services, the University is committed to assisting students in the process of looking for off-campus housing by providing them with resources and useful information. From looking for roommates to signing a lease (and everything in between), the Off-Campus Housing Web site has important information for students transitioning to the local community. For more information, visit

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  • Commute to Salisbury University [+]

    Commuter Connections is assists commuting students throughout their Salisbury University experience by providing programming, advocacy and the resources they need to succeed. Visit for more information.

    Commuter Connections
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 222

    Phone: 410-543-6100
    Fax: 410-543-6002

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  • Park on campus [+]

    Don’t put yourself at risk for an expensive ticket! Vehicles parked on campus are required to display a valid parking permit. Parking permits can be obtained from Salisbury University Parking Services Office. For more information, visit

    Parking Services
    Holloway Hall 219

    Phone: 410-543-6338

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Student Life

  • Get involved [+]

    There are countless opportunities for students to become active members of the campus community, including:

    • GUC Events: The Guerrieri University Center hosts fun and engaging activities throughout the semester.
    • Student Activities: The Office of Student Activities, Organizations and Leadership (OSAO&L) provides meaningful opportunities for involvement in campus and community life, including clubs and organizations, the Student Government Association, the Student Organization for Activity Planning, and more.
    • Campus Recreation: Have fun and stay healthy! Recreational opportunities include intramurals, sport clubs, aquatics, fitness, tennis and more.
    • Volunteer Center: Meet engaged students like you while helping those in need. Complete your volunteer profile and get connected to volunteer opportunities today!

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  • Professional development [+]

    Career Services assists students in identifying and maximizing the connection between what they learn and how to make a living. They offer comprehensive services to facilitate self-assessment, skill identification, career exploration, decision-making, career preparation and graduate school selection. Services provided include career advising, assistance in choosing a major and/or minor, information on what to do with various majors of study, resume reviews, job listings, job fairs, and much more! To learn more, visit

    Career Services
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 133

    Phone: 410-543-6075

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  • Get the support you need [+]

    The Counseling Center at Salisbury University provides professional services designed to assist students in their career, personal and social development and to support their academic success. Services include consultation and outreach, counseling, crisis intervention, group therapy, etc. The center also hosts Campus Against Violence, the LGBTQ Virtual Center, Mental Health Self-Assessments, Smoking Cessation and Ulifeline. To learn more, visit

    Counseling Center
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 263

    Phone: 410-543-6070
    Fax: 410-548-4052

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  • Dining on campus [+]

    Salisbury University offers students a variety of on-campus dining options, ranging from sit down restaurants to grab-and-go for those on the run. Dining Services offers meal plans specifically designed with commuting students in mind. They also offer nutrition counseling services free of charge to all SU students and employees. Call 410-548-9112 to make an appointment to talk with the University Dietitian Kate Cerulli, M.S., RD, LD. To learn more, visit

    Dining Services

    Phone: 410-543-6105

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  • Information for students with disabilities [+]

    The Office of Student Disability Support Services (OSDSS) provides guidance, access to resources and accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Such disabilities could include medical, psychiatric and/or learning disabilities, and/or mobility, visual and/or hearing impairments.

    Disability Support Services
    Guerrieri University Center, Room 256

    Phone: 410-677-6536

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  • Care for your health [+]

    Student Health Services (SHS) provides convenient primary care services for injuries, illnesses, health promotion and referral resources to all students. Whether you are full-time, part-time, undergraduate or graduate level, you can access healthcare through SHS. All patients visit are scheduled by appointment. To request an appointment, you may use your GullNet account or call 410-543-6262. To learn more, please visit

    Student Health Services
    Holloway Hall, Room 180

    Telephone: 410-543-6262


    The University also hosts Wellness Programs offering students, faculty, staff and members of the Salisbury community information and resources to create and maintain a healthy approach to life. They efforts cover six wellness dimensions: occupational, emotional, physical, social, intellectual and spiritual. To find out more, visit

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  • Get academic records [+]

    The Registrar’s Office provides enrollment-related services to the Salisbury University academic community, including academic records, degree progress reports, course catalogs and schedules, credit evaluations and awards for military experience, transcripts, enrollment verification, and more. To learn more, visit

    Registrar’s Office
    Holloway Hall, Room 120

    Phone: 410-543-6150

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  • Stay safe [+]

    The University Police are responsible for personal safety and law enforcement on campus. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Available services include escort service, bicycle and laptop registration, Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Training, Self-Defense Awareness and Familiarization Exchange, crime prevention education, etc.

    University Police
    East Campus Complex

    Phone: 410-543-6222

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  • Information for veterans [+]

    Salisbury University is committed to providing quality services and programs for veterans. A Web site with information for veterans was created to provide information and links to resources on and off campus that will help you navigate the various aspects of participation in the University. For more information, visit

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  • Gathering spaces [+]

    If you have some free time while on campus, take the opportunity to learn more about the services offered by the various University departments, study, use a computer, relax or grab a bite to eat. Learn more about your options at

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