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
Working for the Office of Housing and Residence Life
Residence life staff
Every residence hall has a full-time professional staff
member, residence director,
who supervises a specially selected and trained student staff
consisting of resident assistants, (RAs), and residence life
receptionists. It is this team of the professional and
paraprofessional staff that ensures the hall atmosphere is
conducive to the student's academic learning, personal growth
and physical well-being. Our staff has been intentionally
selected to help provide a safe and positive experience for all
residents. It is important for you to get to know the
professional and paraprofessional staff in your living area.
Please contact them
if you need assistance with anything!
Office assistants are student staff members who serve as a
resource at the main lobby desks of both Parsons and Spangler
halls. Desk assistants are available to helps with lock-outs,
contacting the RA or RD, providing toilet paper or vacuums,
checking out game equipment, etc. This is a federal work study
position. Applications are available from the office of Housing
and Residence Life. These positions are typically filled through
an application and interview process at the beginning of the
fall semester. However occasionally there will be openings
throughout the school year. We are no longer accepting
applications for the office assistant position, please check
again at the start of spring semester.
Resident assistants (RAs) are student staff members who live
on the floor with residents and serve as a resource to
residents. In addition, RAs strive to foster a rich community on
their floor and in the hall. RAs have typically lived on campus
for at least one semester. There is approximately one RA for
every 32 residents. This student leadership position is paid and
includes room and board.
Applications are now open for this position. Please
make sure to complete the following forms by Friday,
Jan. 23, 2015 by 5 p.m.:
RA and NM application first year
RA and NM application returning
RA and NM reference form
Norcia Mentors (NMs) are established or emerging student
leaders who have expressed a commitment to further develop their
own leadership abilities while engaging with first-year students
and guiding them through the transition to college life. NMs
will work directly with 1 to 3 first-year students while living
in community with their mentees and pursuing lasting
relationships with their peers. They are responsible for
fostering an environment that encourages and supports leadership
in all its forms, and will actively participate in forming the
shared expectations and values of the floor.
Applications are now open for this position. Please make sure
to complete the following forms by Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 by
NM and RA application first year
NM and RA application returning
NM and RA reference form
Conference assistants (CAs) is a student leadership position
in the office of Housing and Residence Life during the summer.
The CAs assist with summer SMU residents, summer conference
guests, as well as staffing the residence life offices during
the summer months. This is a paid position that includes summer
housing. The application process for this position occurs toward
the end of spring semester. Our application process for
conference assistants will start at the end of spring semester.
Applications are closed for this position.