Photo of Christmas tree at Saint Martin's University
December 14, 2017

Saint Martin's University announces its holiday closure.


LACEY, Wash. — Saint Martin’s University will be closed for business from Friday, Dec. 22, through Monday, Jan. 1, to enable employees to enjoy the holiday season with their families. Offices will open again at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2.

Although the University is closed except for prearranged meetings, the Office of Public Safety will continue to serve the campus around the clock throughout the holidays and can be reached at 360-438-4555. The public can call the University’s Visitor Information Center, 360-491-4700, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27-29, although the center will remain closed to the public. The center reopens to the public Jan. 2 with normal business hours.

The University’s Office of Admissions, located in Old Main 256, will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 28 and 29. Prospective students can tour the campus with an admissions representative at 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m. those days. For more information about tours or to book a tour, please go to this page or call 360-438-4596/800-368-8803. 

Saint Martin’s O’Grady Library also will be open on a limited schedule. For library hours, please go to this page

Residence halls reopen Jan. 13 at the University’s main campus in Lacey. Students enrolled on the main campus begin spring semester classes Jan. 16. Students enrolled in Session 01 courses at the University’s campus at Joint Base Lewis-McChord also will begin classes Jan. 16.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent, four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedic¬tine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 25 majors and seven graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, nursing and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes more than 1,300 undergraduate students and 250 graduate students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey campus, and more students to its extended campus located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. 

For additional information: 

Kevin Hyde
Media Relations Manager
360-412-6126; khyde@stmartin.edu