Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

Graduate student resources

From recreation opportunities to academic support and career assistance, graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of the support services available to them.

Health and wellness

  • Charneski recreation center
    The Recreational Fitness Center is open seven days a week and most holidays. It includes three multi-purpose courts, a three-lane running track, and a 9,000-square foot fitness center equipped with weights, cardio equipment and an aerobics-dance studio. Free fitness classes such as Zumba and yoga are also offered.
  • Counseling and wellness center
    The Counseling and Wellness Center provides free and confidential counseling services to all enrolled students. Our professional counselors are trained and available to assist students with a wide range of issues to promote a successful college experience. Students can receive help for any social, emotional, educational or vocational issues, including: stress; adjustments; depression; anxiety; and relationship issues. Our Substance Abuse Prevention Program Coordinator is available to provide outreach and education on substance abuse prevention and awareness.
  • Student health center
    The Student Health Center assists graduate students with a range of health issues including colds, flu and other medical concerns for a $20 office visit fee. We also help manage chronic health problems, such as diabetes and hypertension. We offer flu vaccines seasonally, MMR vaccines and tuberculosis screening. We have prescription medications available on site for between $5 and $25.

Campus activities

  • Campus life
    Campus life offers many outings and activities for all students. Graduate students are welcome to attend and participate.
  • Campus ministry
    Service trips, retreats, concerts and prayer services are just some of the ways graduate students can be involved with campus ministry.
  • International programs
    Select study abroad options are available for some graduate students and international and domestic graduate students are welcome to participate in the activities sponsored by International Programs.

Academic support

  • Career center
    The career center offers resume writing support, mock interviews and maintains a list of posting for student job seekers. Alumni are welcome to take advantage of the career center services as well.
  • Center for Student Learning, Writing and Advising
    The center provides academic learning resources to help students strengthen study skills and to encourage the use of new learning strategies. Our free services are available to all Saint Martin's University students.

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