Saint Martin’s announces campus closures for the holidays

Dec 13, 2013

Snow on CampusSaint Martin’s University’s Lacey campus will be closed from Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, except for essential University services. The Office of Public Safety will be on duty during the closure and can be reached at 360-438-4555. The campus will reopen Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, when offices will resume normal business hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Spring semester classes begin Monday, Jan. 13.

The Saint Martin’s Extended Learning Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be closed Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27; the Fort Lewis campus will be open on Monday, Dec. 30, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., while the McChord campus will be closed. The Extended Learning Division will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 and Jan. 1, 2014, and will resume normal office hours (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) on Jan. 2. Spring 01 classes (Term 3) will start Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will begin for the second cohort of students Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 23 majors and seven graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, nursing and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes more than 1,100 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey campus, and 300 more undergraduate students to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Centralia College. Visit the Saint Martin’s University website at

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Meg Nugent Dwyer
Media relations manager