Welcome to OIPD
Office of International Programs and Development (OIPD) serves the Saint
Martin’s community by offering a variety of international programs which help foster an appreciation for cultural diversity. We play an important
role in the University’s international community by providing services
related to language, culture and academic exchange. Our office enhances
and supports cross-cultural education and seeks distinction through our
numerous programs designed to encourage an appreciation between
international and domestic communities.
We believe that international education here at Saint Martin’s
University is about cultivating a sense of global citizenry. Every year
we welcome students from many countries, host cultural activities that
promote international understanding, and provide avenues in which
cultural exchange is a daily event.
For students who are interested in going overseas, we provide support
for study abroad opportunities all around the world. We also coordinate
with our faculty to teach overseas or lead international study tours.
are committed to preparing Saint Martin’s students to be socially
responsible global citizens, dedicated to serving others in the global
community. Our goals include the following:
To strengthen connections between international and domestic
To offer and support international programs and events that
celebrate intercultural awareness and promote personal discovery.
To enable international students to have a successful experience at
Saint Martin’s University.
To provide support and promote discovery of other cultures, both on
campus and overseas.
Please come by and visit with us. We are happy to have you as a part of
our international community!
Office of International Programs and Development
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503