Special events

The Office of Institutional Advancement hosts several annual special events to engage the greater community and provide support for student scholarships.

If you wish to attend, support and/or sponsor an event, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at advancement@stmartin.edu or 360-436-4366. 

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Saint Martin's Gala

The Gala is Saint Martin's University's signature fundraising event for student scholarships held annually in November. An annual celebration of community and wonderful food and wine, the Gala combines two important Benedictine values: hospitality and stewardship. More than 94 percent of Saint Martin’s students receive some form of financial assistance. As we gather together to break bread, we do so in support our students, whose educational dreams are made possible through scholarships funded from the proceeds of this event. 

Golf Classic

Saint Martin's Golf Classic

The annual Golf Classic is the largest fundraiser for Saint Martin’s athletics programs, raising critical funds for student-athlete scholarships held annually in August.  The event draws alumni, businesses, sponsors, and donors of the University together for some friendly tournament competition! Individuals who join in and support the Golf Classic help ensure we retain and recruit top athletic talent for the Saint Martin's athletic programs.   

St. Benedict statue


3.21GIVE is Saint Martin's annual day of giving held on March 21 (Saint Benedict’s Day). This is a day for all of the Saint Martin’s community to make a difference in the lives of current and future students by supporting the University that means the most to them and will in turn make a profound impact on students and the services that support them. 

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Office of Institutional Advancement

The mission of the Office of Institutional Advancement is to promote Saint Martin’s University’s cause among its alumni, parents and friends; raise funds in support of Saint Martin’s University’s Benedictine educational mission and its priorities; and build strong relationships between Saint Martin’s and its various constituencies.

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