Security enhancing programs and services
Several University programs and services help protect members of the
Saint Martin's community and educate them to protect themselves on and
Office of Public Safety
Old Main, room 251, 360-438-4555
The Office of Public Safety has direct oversight responsibility for
all operational and administrative aspects of campus safety and
security. In conjunction with the Office of the President, the office
endeavors to provide a safe environment for all faculty, staff and
students in which to work and learn. The office pursues this goal by
insuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place and that
necessary resources are made available to the appropriate departments
within the Saint Martin's University community.
One area in which the Office of Public Safety has contributed greatly
to campus safety has been insuring that campus security officers are
well-trained and that vital public awareness programs are in place.
Helping to make the Saint Martin's community aware of safety and
security issues enhances the University's ability to prevent crime and
to deal effectively with that crime we face.
Office of Student Affairs
Old Main, Room 206, 360-438-4367
The Office of Student Affairs is committed to providing a safe campus
environment for all students through a variety of programs sponsored by
several departments. These programs are designed to make students aware
of safety issues and to motivate them to become active participants in
keeping the campus safe for everyone. The dean of student services is
open to suggestions, comments, complaints or concerns from students
about safety issues and will make every effort to resolve them.
Associated Students of Saint Martin's University (ASSMU)
Trautman Union Building, 360-438-4299
Every student is a member of the University's student government, the
Associated Students of Saint Martin's University. Leaders of the student
body are elected each spring and are charged with the responsibility of
representing the concerns and issues of their constituents. If you have
safety issues that are student-related and would like a venue in which
to present and gain support for your concern, please feel free to
contact the ASSMU office. ASSMU is committed to educating students about
safety issues and has been a co-sponsor of a variety of educational
programs, such as Alcohol Awareness Week, Wellness Week and Sexual
Assault Awareness Week.
Office of Campus Life
Trautman Union Building, 360-438-4299
The Office of Campus Life is committed to the education of students
using co-curricular avenues. The office provides educational programs
surrounding current issues and concerns of the student body. The
office's goal is to promote understanding, awareness and education
through programs on topics such as date rape, self-defense and alcohol
The Office of Campus Life is a resource office for students who would
like to conduct a program or are interested in a venue to address
Office of Residence Life
Spangler Hall, 360-412-6163
The Office of Residence Life is staffed by an enthusiastic group of
professionals and students who are here to make each resident's campus
stay a safer, more secure one than might be found elsewhere. The office
has many things planned to keep students busy this year, including
programs about personal safety. Office staffers look forward to working
with students. Please stop by.
Counseling and Wellness Center
Old Main, Room 203, 360-438-4371
Counseling services, provided by professional counselors, are
strictly confidential and are available without charge to members of the
University community living either on or off campus.
Individual counseling services, support groups, community referrals,
consultations, workshops and relaxation tapes are available through the
The office of counseling services assists students with issues
ranging from dealing with the daily stresses of school and adjusting to
University, to depression, family issues and eating disorders.
Office of Disability Support Services
Old Main, Room 214, 360-438-4580
The Office of Disability Support Services coordinates services and
accommodations for students with disabilities.
Students wishing to request reasonable accommodations are responsible
for initiating contact with the office. The Office of Disability Support
Services will assess the student's individual needs, assist in
communicating those needs to faculty and staff and help the student
obtain materials, services and the assistance necessary to successfully
pursue an education.