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2015 fall schedule

Aug. 24 - first day of fall semester - Counseling Center is in full operation.

Available services include student counseling, emergency response, training presentations, consultations and referrals.

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

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.