If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office,
we would be happy to speak with you!
Spangler Hall (main office for Spangler, Baran and Burton) 360-412-6163
Parsons Hall 360-923-8727
Saint Martin's University
Office of Housing and Residence Life
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Damage deposits and refunds
A refundable $200 damage deposit must be on file with the Office of
Student Accounts prior to the issuance of keys to the room. No portion
of the $200 deposit will be refunded if the application is canceled more
than 30 days from the date it is submitted; after August 1, regardless
of the date submitted; or if requested more than 30 days after
officially checking out of the halls. After taking occupancy, if the
applicant stays the entire contract period and applies to return to the
residence halls the following academic year, his/her damage deposit will
automatically be carried over to the following academic year.
Damage deposit refunds may be requested only by submitting the damage deposit
request form through the housing and residence life website. The refund request
must be received no later than 30 days after a student officially stops living
in the residence hall by checking out or formally withdrawing the application.
The deposit will be refunded if:
- The resident follows the check-out policy outlined in the
- Room keys are properly checked in with the Office of Housing and
- No damages or excess cleaning charges are associated with the
room upon check-out.
- The resident does not have an outstanding balance on his/her
account with the university.
- The student fulfills the housing contract terms of residence and
does not cancel his/her reservation more than 30 days from the date
it is signed or after August 1.
A resident who does not check out in accordance with the procedures described
in the Student Handbook and Housing and Residence Life Bulletins and
correspondence will be subject to fines and/or forfeiture of all or part of
A student who withdraws from housing after fall add/drop but within the first
30 days of the semester will be charged a $300 cancellation fee, forfeit his/her
deposit, and be prorated for the number of days in residence. Students who
withdraw from the University or leave housing after the 30th day of the semester
receive no refund.