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Address: 900 State St, Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: 503-370-6300
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The oldest Liberal Arts college west of the Rockies.

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Goudy Commons

Great selection/choices of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Soups, salad bar, cook to order items, deli sandwiches, specials, any type of fountain drink, water, bottled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Shirley A
Salem, Oregon
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Salem, Oregon
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Great selection/choices of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Soups, salad bar, cook to order items, deli sandwiches, specials, any type of fountain drink, water, bottled drinks etc...

Thank Shirley A
Fort Collins, Colorado
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We helped our daughter to move our grandson into his new dorm and then listened to the football coach inform us what to expect now that he will be playing for the University. All in all, a very pleasant experience and it is a beautiful campus located in the city. Everyone there from the administrators to the staff were extremely... More 

Thank JimT353
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

great campus. everyting is walking distance. admin office gave us fact sheet to truely understand the history of the univeristy. Stream running thru middle of campus is relaxing.

Thank BoiseID999
Etters, Pennsylvania
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Enjoyed our tour of the campus and hearing about the school. Definitely a contender and a great town and area.

Thank Diane w
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I am biased, as I graduated from Willamette many years ago and have become involved in alumni activities. That's bias, but it also indicates a pretty solid knowledge of the institution and its people. The campus is sort of a classic, right across the street from the state Capitol. The Mill Stream, once little more than a muddy ditch running... More 

1 Thank 44Boppa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

There is nothing to dislike .... Salem is actually quite similar to Hawaii where the people are friendly.... just the cold was a bit getting used to.

Thank Rosemary H
Portland, Oregon
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We attended the National Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest in Willamette University's Mark O. Hatfield Library. High school students from all over Oregon were competing for the state championship, reciting the poetry of many great poets. The winner won a scholarship and will compete in the National championship in Washington, D.C. The room in which the event was hosted was... More 

Thank Luv2TvlwU
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Lovely little university in the middle of Salem, the river running through the middle of it is so serene and captivating. An excellent university (my aunt earned her Law Degree there), worth a quick stop if you are traveling along I-5, walk around and explore, stop in the book store and get a t-shirt.

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Family alumni at this University, si we always enjoy visiting when we are in town, to see the changes over the years, and the growth of this Univeristy has been phenomenal. Beautiful campus and especially the Library.

Thank harry_41313
Pacific Northwest
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The buildings look to be well maintained. Some are old mixed with the new! Beautiful fall foliage this time of year.

Thank NWGAL61

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