Saint Martin’s University announces holiday closure

December 1, 2011

LACEY, WASHINGTON—Saint Martin’s University’s Lacey campus will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

The University’s Information Center will remain open daily except Christmas, Dec. 26, and New Year's Day. The Center will have holiday hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 24. Dec. 27 through Dec. 31 and Jan. 2, the Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

The Public Safety Office will be open 24/7 during the holiday closure.  Those needing assistance can reach the Public Safety Office at 360-438-4555.

The University will reopen Jan. 3, 2012. Spring semester classes begin Jan. 17.

The JBLM campuses will be closed Dec. 23 through Dec. 27, Dec. 30, and Jan. 2. The JBLM Lewis office will be open Dec. 28 and Dec. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Dec. 22, JBLM offices will open 8-11:30 a.m.; the JBLM Lewis campus will reopen from 2:30-5 p.m. Normal hours will resume on Jan. 3, 2012. Spring session 01/Term 3 classes begin on the evening of Jan. 9.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, 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 14 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. Visit the Saint Martin’s University website at

For additional information:
Information Center
Sarah Holdener
Director of community relations and event management
Office of Marketing and Communications
Saint Martin’s University