2015 SMU Application Now Live

   This week’s post is written by Emilie E. Schnabel, Assistant Director of Admissions – Coordinator for Campus Visits and Events.       After all of the preparation through college fairs, campus visits, and online research the time you have been waiting for is now here! That’s right, as of this morning the undergraduate Common Application for Fall…

Around Campus Guest Blog: Featuring the Career Center

This week’s post is written by Ann Adams, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Career Development. What is the Career Center and what can it do for me? A university’s Career Center is one of those places that students are not sure of, and since they DON’T have to register for classes there; they…

Higher Ed: Death, Taxes and the SAT: The Nuances of Enrollment Management

This week’s post is written by Scott Andrew Schulz, Ph.D., Dean of Enrollment at Saint Martin’s University.   It’s often been said life’s only true certainties are death and taxes. Everything else seems to reside in some sort of gray area, though Murphy’s Law may say otherwise. Anyone that has ever had car trouble while…

Around Campus Guest Blog: Featuring Athletics

Today’s Guest Author is Bob Grisham, Athletic Director at Saint Martin’s University. Here are some interesting facts about athletics here at Saint Martin’s University. As a member of the NCAA and Great Northwest Athletic Conference we are very proud of our athletic programs and student athletes. We look forward to your support and interest in…

For the Students: Life as a Saint

Today’s post is written by Emilie E. Schnabel, Admission Counselor at Saint Martin’s University. With all of the time spent preparing for college applications, it is remarkable how quickly the months can pass by without actually preparing for the daily college experience. Each campus is unique, with their own layout, shorthand, and culture. New Student…

For the Students: Funding Your Education

This week’s author is Emilie Schnabel, Admission Counselor at Saint Martin’s University.   Now is the time of year where money is on the mind. Just as January kicks off tax-season, for students and their families these months could also be called “financial aid season”. While I do spend a lot of time on the…

Higher Ed: What is an Enrollment Professional?

This week’s post is written by Scott Andrew Schulz, Ph.D., Dean of Enrollment at Saint Martin’s University. Last year, a Gallup poll asked which jobs people consider trustworthy. Some of the most questionable professions are reportedly those in which people serve as lawyers, Congressional representatives and, you probably guessed it, car salespeople. Conversely, respondents identified…

Around Campus Guest Blog: Featuring Housing and Residence Life

This week’s author is Tim McClain, Director of Housing and Residence Life at Saint Martin’s University. Your home away from home: Living it up in Residence Life. For approximately one-third of our student body, the SMU campus is a home away from home where students live in apartment-, suite-, or traditional-style rooms in one of…