Pre-registration for Saint Martin’s summer session begins this week

April 8, 2010

Lacey, Washington — Pre-registration for Saint Martin’s University’s summer session begins this week and will run through May 17. Saint Martin’s summer session is divided into two terms: Session I classes run from May 17-June 25; Session II classes run from June 28-August 9. Most classes meet on the University’s Lacey campus.

The summer session curriculum is planned with the diverse needs of the community in mind. Saint Martin’s typically offers summer courses that reflect the regular University curriculum, as available throughout the fall and spring semesters. During summer session, the Saint Martin's University faculty is joined by other professionals from outside the University community, who offer courses in their own specific expertise. Saint Martin’s summer session offers both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in accounting, biology, business administration, chemistry, counseling, criminal justice, education, engineering, music, psychology, religious studies, and sociology.

“Saint Martin’s summer session is a great way for students to take a course that they were not able to schedule during the regular year, or to try something different,” says Les Bailey, director of summer session. Bailey also adds that tuition rates for most undergraduate courses are lower than in the regular school year.

Summer session is open to continuing Saint Martin’s students as well as new students who may or may not intend to work toward a degree or teaching certificate.

If you are a current Saint Martin’s student, you can register online at If you are a non-degree seeking student planning to attend Saint Martin’s for the summer session, register online at

If you are a new student planning to work towards a degree at Saint Martin’s University, you must complete a formal application and plan your program with an advisor. Contact the Office of Admissions at 360-438-4596 or e-mail at for arrangements.

Enrollment in all classes is limited and early registration is recommended. Registration is considered complete only when the University’s Office of Student Accounts has received the full tuition payment. Registration must be complete before the first day of the class(es) the student plans to attend. Limited financial aid is available for those students who are enrolled at least half-time. For more information about Saint Martin’s summer session, visit the website at

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine 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 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Everett College, Centralia College, and Tacoma Community College.

For additional information:

Genevieve Canceko Chan
Director of Communications & Marketing
Saint Martin’s University