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Student wellbeing

Transitioning to college can be overwhelming, and staying healthy, in heart, body, mind, and spirit is important to maintaining success in your academic life. Balance is an aspect of the Benedictine way of life, and it encourages us to embrace physical health, intellectual challenge, social interaction and personal reflection. We are here to support you in your journey of health and wellness at Saint Martin's University.

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In need of emergency mental health or medical care?

Please call 911, or go directly to the nearest emergency room.
If you are on campus, Providence St. Peter Hospital is the closest location.

Additional emergency resources CWC COVID-19 crisis resources

Student mental health counseling

We promote the health and development of Saint Martin’s University students through professional mental health services, education and training. 

Student health 

We strive to help you transition into a position of responsibility for your health and to provide you with the resources you need to develop and maintain healthy minds and bodies.

Fitness and recreation

Saint Martin's recreation programs provide a wide variety of physical education classes, student activities, intramurals, and free fitness classes.

Additional student support resources

ACHA Healthy Campus Badge: Communty Culture Cornerstone

Saint Martin's Student Health Center has been designated a Healthy Campus by the American College Health Association for advancing the holistic well-being of students, faculty and staff by developing cross-campus coalitions and building capacity for achieving health and well-being goals.

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Saints Care

Saints Care of Saint Martin’s is a student support network bringing together campus partners—faculty, staff, families and students—to foster the success of each student in their navigation of campus life. Any community member who has a concern about a student—academic, socio-emotional, or anything else—can submit a report to connect that student with a team member who will provide resources to support them

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Bias Impact Resource Team (BIRT)

The Saint Martin’s University Bias Impact Response Team (BIRT) is a group of selected University community members appointed by the President to monitor and address incidents of bias to help Saint Martin’s live out its meaning and practice of community. Persons who experience incidents of bias are encouraged to report the incident through the BIRT Report form.


Title IX

Title IX protects students, employees, applicants for admission and employment, and other persons from all forms of sexual discrimination. If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence, sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, connect with one of Saint Martin's Title IX coordinators.

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Center for Student Success

The Center for Student Success is a hub for academic guidance with learning assistance in the form of peer tutoring, first-year and pre-major advising and an Early Alert Program.

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Diversity and Equity Center

The Diversity and Equity Center (DEC) of Saint Martin's University is committed to fostering an inclusive, supportive and equitable learning environment for all members of the campus community. 

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Veterans Center

For our military community, find support, resources and community in our main campus Veterans Center.

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Counseling and Wellness Center

The Counseling and Wellness Center promotes and enhances the health and development of Saint Martin’s University students through professional mental health services, education and training. Integrating faith, reason and service, we empower students to develop self-awareness, knowledge and the skills necessary to make healthy choices and build relationships in a multicultural world. We also provide consultative services and training for staff and faculty to foster an environment supportive of student development and wellness. For emergencies or referrals, call 24/7 crisis services at 360-754-1338, or see the "In case of emergency" section below for more resources.

Student Health Center

The Student Health Center complements the academic mission of Saint Martin's University and integrates faith, reason, service and community to empower students, staff and faculty through creating an environment in the health center that promotes learning.

Office of Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry at Saint Martin’s University accompanies and supports you as you explore and grow spiritually through experiences that are rooted in our core values of faith, reason, service and community. Together with our monastic community, student affairs and academic partners, community-based volunteer and immersion service opportunities, we are dedicated to hospitality for all without exception, as we promote and share the many gifts flowing from our Benedictine charism and Catholic faith.

Charneski Recreation Center

This 36,000-square foot facility provides students, staff and faculty access to cardio, strength, and functional equipment. Members also enjoy a wide variety of physical education classes, student activities, intramurals, and free fitness classes. Includes three multi-purpose courts, a three-lane running track, batting cages, and a 9,000-square foot fitness center equipped with weights, cardio equipment, a multi-purpose classroom and an aerobics-dance studio.

Office of Public Safety

Saint Martin's University provides full-service protection to the campus community through the Office of Public Safety which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Safety officers patrol campus 24 hours a day with an emphasis placed on crime prevention and education.

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