You're in!

Dear Future Saints

Congratulations on your admission! You studied hard, worked hard and dreamed of this day. Now here you are. You're ready to be a Saint!

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First-year and transfer undergraduate students

New students at the annual Sand in the City volunteer event in downtown Olympia

The following steps apply to first-year students or transfer undergraduate students, domestic and international students.

  • Step four: How are you paying for school?

    Whether you are going to use scholarships, financial aid, military benefits, or any combination of these forms of payment, here are the resources/forms you may need:

    • Check your financial aid award on the Student Aid Portal. You will need your student ID number (contact us if you need it) and then create your own PIN# to log in. 
    • Not planning to do a financial aid application? Submit your FAFSA waiver form.
    • Using military benefits? Submit your VA paperwork to the Office of the Registrar at

    To fully understand your financial aid award and ask about any additional available scholarships, sign up for a financial aid talk with your admission counselor

  • Step five: Receive your Saint Martin's email account

    After submitting your deposit(s), please allow at least one week to receive your official Saint Martin's email account (e.g., from our ITS Help Desk labeled “Saint Martin’s network email account”. Check your Junk Mail too as the email sometimes gets sidetracked there.

    Once you have received your email account, log in and change your password as all official University notifications will be sent to this email. If you have not received an email address after two weeks, please contact your admission counselor or the ITS Help Desk at

  • Step seven: Complete course placement exams

    Most students are required to complete placement exams to determine accurate starting class levels in English, math and world languages. There is no charge for placements. For exceptions to those needing to take a placement (prior college credit, AP exam scores, etc.) please see the below exceptions:

    Placement test exceptions

    Students who do not meet the exceptions need to complete all placements prior to orientation.

    • English - once you have paid your deposit, you will receive an email from Accuplacer with instructions to complete the English placement online. 
    • Math - available online (Important: The math placement exam may take up to three hours to complete and cannot be paused and restarted. Please allow yourself adequate time to complete the test.)
    • World languages - available online.
  • Step nine: Complete New Saints Online Training program

    All new undergraduate students - domestic, international, freshmen and transfer - must complete our New Saints Online Training, which covers 3 key areas:

    1. Sexual assault prevention
    2. Alcohol and drug education
    3. Diversity, equity and inclusion

    Details about how to log into the Everfi online training platform will be sent to your SMU email account ( This will be sent to students during the summer of 2020 and must be completed by the start of the semester.

    If you have questions, please contact Associate Dean of Students Justin Stern at

  • Step ten: Submit your final documents

    To complete enrollment, submit your final documents, which include:

    • Final official transcripts from current high school, community college, or university
    • All AP test reports and IB transcripts
    • If you are a homeschool student, please include date of graduation on transcripts
    • If you will be participating in NCAA Division II athletics, please register with NCAA Eligibility Center
    • Paperwork for those using military benefits; certificate of eligibility, Vocational Rehabilitation counselor approval, etc. 

    Please submit all materials to the Saint Martin's Office of Admissions or to your admission counselor.

Nursing students

In addition to the undergraduate requirements, please submit completed nursing paperwork by email, fax or mail.

Download admitted nursing student packet
Fax: 360-486-8404
5000 Abbey Way SE
Burton #102
Lacey WA 98503


  • Fall start - May 1
  • Spring start - Nov. 1

Not attending Saint Martin's?

If you are no longer wanting to attend Saint Martin's, please visit your student portal to decline your admission; or, send an email to indicating your wish to cancel your acceptance. Please also include where you will be attending or what your future plans may be.

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