If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office,
we would be happy to speak with you!
Spangler Hall (main office for Spangler, Baran and Burton) 360-412-6163
Parsons Hall 360-923-8727
Saint Martin's University
Office of Housing and Residence Life
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Students who are interested in canceling their housing contract or
being exempt from on-campus housing must complete a
Request. If the student is a current resident, he or she must
also complete a
Not Returning Form.
- A student who moves off campus without the approval
of the Office of Housing and Residence Life before the
end of contract period is responsible for the room
payment for that period.
- A student approved to withdraw from housing before
the add/drop deadline will forfeit his/her damage
deposit and be prorated for the number of days in
- A student who withdraws from housing
after add/drop but within the first 30
days of the semester will be charged a
$300 cancellation fee, forfeit his/her
deposit, and be prorated for the number
of days in residence.
Students who withdraw from the
university or leave housing after the
30th day of the semester receive no
If the student withdraws for reasons of serious accident or
extended illness, a refund of remaining room charges may be made.
Additional exceptions to room charges for those leaving the
university may be recommended to the Office of Student Accounts by
the director of Housing and Residence Life. Students leaving housing
are responsible for cancelling their meal plans in the Office of
Student Accounts, and board charges will be assessed at a daily rate
and prorated based on the number of days remaining in the semester.
Cancellation fee: A $300 cancellation fee will be assessed if
this contract is terminated after the university’s fall semester
A refundable $200 damage deposit must be on file with the
Office of Student Accounts prior to the issuance of keys to the
room. No portion of the $200 deposit will be refunded if the
application is canceled more than 30 days from the date it is
signed; after August 1, regardless of the date signed; or if
requested more than 30 days after officially checking out of the
halls. A resident who does not check out in accordance with the
procedures described in the student handbook will be subject to
fines and/or forfeiture of all or part of his/her deposit. After
taking occupancy, if the applicant stays the entire contract
period and applies to return to the residence halls the
following academic year, his/her damage deposit will
automatically be carried over to the following academic year.
Room damage deposits may be refunded only on written request to
the Office of Housing and Residence Life. The request for a
refund must be received no later than 30 days after a student
officially stops living in the residence hall by checking out or
formally withdrawing the application.
The deposit will be refunded if:
- The resident follows the check-out policy outlined in
the student handbook.
- Room keys are properly checked in with the Office of
Housing and Residence Life.
- No damages or excess cleaning charges are associated with
the room upon check-out.
- The resident does not have an outstanding balance on his/her
account with the university.
- The student fulfills the housing contract terms of residence
and does not cancel his/her reservation more than 30 days from
the date it is signed or after August 1.