Jen and Kaj Jan and Beng

2015 holiday schedule

The Counseling and Wellness Center will be closed on:
February 16th - President's Day
April 3rd - Good Friday
April 6th - Easter Monday
March 9th-13th - Spring Break
~(Emergency Sessions Only)~

The center is closed during major federal holidays or school closures. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for details.

For emergencies after business hours and during holidays or closures, call Public Safety at 360-438-4555.

You may also call the 24 hour Thurston county crisis clinic at 360-586-2800 or proceed to St. Peter's Emergency Room.


Our counseling and wellness services are committed to assisting students in their academic and personal development. Our staff of professional counselors provide free and confidential counseling, consultation and referral to the Saint Martin's community.


The counseling and wellness center promotes and enhances the health and development of Saint Martin’s University students through professional mental health services, education and training. The counseling staff integrates faith, reason, and service to empower students to develop self-awareness, knowledge and the skills necessary to make healthy choices and build relationships in a multicultural world. The counseling and wellness center provides consultative services and training for staff and faculty that fosters an environment supportive of student development and wellness.

Our location and how to reach us

Saint Martin's University Counseling and Wellness Center
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
The Lynch Center

Jan Berney

Meet the staff

Directions to the Lynch Center

Take the north entrance of Old Main (close to the mail room) and walk across the road to the steps that lead down to the 2 story building with a sky bridge. Our center is on the main level. On the campus map, the Lynch Center is building 4.

Hours of operation

The counseling center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday during fall and spring semesters to all enrolled students. Counseling services during the summer are reduced with some closures and limited to emergency outreach and consultations.