Congratulations! We are delighted you have chosen Saint Martin's University to pursue your educational goals. Whether you are arriving on campus as a first-year student or transferring from another school, the orientation team has been hard at work in anticipation of your arrival. 

Questions? Contact the Office of Campus Life by phone at 360-438-4577 or

Saint Martin's University Orientation

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Spring orientation

Thank you for attending the Spring 2020 Orientation! 

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On-island orientation

Due to COVID-19, this year's on-island orientation will be a virtual session on July 10. 

Register for virtual on-island orientation >> 

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Fall transfer orientation

1. Please sign up for a one-on-one advising and registration session between May 13 and July 29. You will meet with an academic advisor and register for fall semester courses.

Register for transfer advising and registration >> 

2. Then, register for a transfer orientation session in August, where you will learn more about Saint Martin's and meet other new Saints. 

Register for transfer orientation >>

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Fall first-year student orientation

Welcome to the Saint Martin's community! We look forward to meeting you at 2020 Summer Orientation. 

Register for Summer Orientation >> 

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Fall Incipio & Welcome Weekend

Incipio 2020 Welcome Weekend (mandatory for all first-year students, but open to all new students) will be Friday, Aug. 28 - Sunday, August 30 - save the date!

Incipio Welcome Weekend is an orientation for all first-year students held the weekend before school begins. Move into your new room, meet new friends, join us for rootbeer floats and explore Olympia while you familiarize yourself with your new community and friends. 

Registration for Incipio will open in July. Please check back for the registration link this summer! 

Saint Martin's Guide to Sainthood

We have created a guide with every incoming student in mind. From helpful hints to tips and tricks, there is information for everyone! Please find the link for the 2020-2021 school year Guidebook below. 

Check out this year's guide! 

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