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 orientation@stmartin.edu.

New Student Orientation at Saint Martin's University

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First Year Summer Orientation

All first year students are required to attend an in-person or virtual Summer Orientation session prior to attending Saint Martin's University. A first year student is any student who has not previously attended a college or university full-time, including running start, dual degree, and dual enrollment students. 

First Year Orientation gives new Saints the opportunity to get aquainted with campus, meet other students, and register for their first-semester courses. Students attending First Year Orientation in person will have the opportuntity to meet faculty in their area of interest during registration. This program allows students to get to know Saint Martin's from the perspective of a Saint by making connections with current students who can answer any questions they may have about transitioning to college. 

Students are encouraged to register for the day that best matches their area of interest to give them the opportunity to meet their faculty. Students who cannot attend their designated are welcome to choose the day that suites them best. Students who cannot attend any days should contact orientation@stmartin.edu.

Register for Virtual Orientation
Virtual Orientation will be hosted on July 18 & 26

Register for In-Person Orientation
In-Person Orientation will be hosted on July 14, 15, 20, 22

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Island Summer Orientation

Island Summer Orientation is a virtual opportunity for our students transitioning from Hawai'i and the Pacific Islands. Students and families attending this program will learn about campus and local resources, meet other students, and learn about the transition to Saint Martin's from current students from the islands. 

All first year island students are required to attend this virtual Summer Orientation session prior to attending Saint Martin's University. If you are unable attend, please reach out to orientation@stmartin.edu.

Register for Virtual Island Summer Orientation
Virtual Island Orientation will be hosted on July 8

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Transfer Summer Orientation

Transfer Student Orientation gives new Saints the opportnity to get to know campus before transitioning in to the Saint Martin's community. Students and their supporters will have the opportunity to learn about campus resources from current students, meet other transfer students, and engage with faculty and staff who will be integral to their success on campus. Students who cannot attend any days should contact orientation@stmartin.edu.

Register for Virtual Transfer Orientation
Virtual Transfer Orientation will be hosted on August 9

Register for In-Person Transfer Orientation 
In-Person Transfer Orientation will be hosted on August 12

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Incipio Welcome Weekend

All first year students are requried to attend Incipio Welcome Weekend and are automatically registered upon enrollment at Saint Martin's University. A first year student is any student who has not previously attended a college or university full-time, including running start, dual degree, and dual enrollment students. 

Incipio Welcome Weekend takes students on a deep dive into what life on campus is like as a Saint Martin's student! Students will have the chance to meet other new students, learn more about on-campus resources, engage is new student campus traditions, attend events and activies, and MORE!

Learn more about Incipio Welcome Weekend

Save the date!
Friday, August 26 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

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International Student Orientation

The Office of International Programs and Development will be posting information about International Orientation soon.

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First Year Spring Orientation

Information about First Year Spring Orientation will be posted Fall 2022. 

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