Assistance for those affected by flooding

December 31, 2007

Saint Martin’s University is committed to assisting students and families affected by the regional flooding that occurred in December 2007.

Current Saint Martin’s students

If you or your family have been affected by the floods and you feel this will impact your academic work spring semester or your ability to pay tuition, make this known to your advisor, Student Accounts Office and the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. Each situation will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

The deadline to file the FAFSA and apply for financial aid for the next academic year is March 1. If you are unable to meet this deadline, please notify the Financial Aid Office. Staff from the Financial Aid Office may be able to facilitate a deadline extension and can brief you on the procedure for reporting exceptional circumstances, such as flood-related expenses or loss of income, on the FAFSA.

Applicants to Saint Martin’s University

The University will waive the $35.00 application fee for any student affected by the floods. To make arrangements for a waiver, contact an SMU admissions counselor at 800-368-8803 or

Saint Martin’s Priority Deadline for the application for admission and FAFSA for fall 2008 is March 1. If this deadline presents a challenge, an extension can be granted; contact an admissions counselor to make arrangements.