Things to Know:
How to Pay for College

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Learn more about 10 Ways to Pay for College.



Summer Session II starts July 6 and ends August 14. View the How to Register pdf, if you know what classes you want, but need guidance on self-registration. If you would like to visit Academic Advising to get assistance with choosing courses, make your appointment now.

Summer Session II: July 6 - August 14

Sign up for your fall 2015 schedule!

Be sure to register now to get the class times that you want! Make your academic planning appointment with Academic Advising and we will work with you to help you understand your program of study and plan your fall courses.

Fall Terms

Fall Semester (Full-Term): September 2 - December 16
Fall Minisession I: September 2 - October 21
Fall Minisession II: October 26 - December 16

Graduating this Summer?

Graduation is not automatic. Please visit Academic Advising by August 1 to apply for your diploma. The 2014-15 Commencement Guide is available with complete commencement information.



Succeed in Summer Sessions!

Student Success Tutoring is available to assist you with your summer courses. Find study skill-building information online!

Student Success Center Hours:

La Plata Campus
May 26 - July 31, 2015 (Code Green Fridays)

8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Friday

August 3 - August 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. -7 p.m., Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday August 22 and 29

Leonardtown and Prince Frederick Campuses
May 26 - July 31, 2015 (Code Green Fridays)

8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Friday

August 3 - August 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday August 22 and 29

CSM College Store Closures

The College Store on all three campuses will be closed for inventory June 26 through June 30. The College Store regular hours will resume July 1.

Waldorf Center for Higher Education Closures:

Friday, June 5
Friday, July 3
Saturday, July 4
Saturday, August 1
Saturday, August 8
Saturday, August 15
Monday, September 7

No CSM classes will be impacted due to the center's closing.


Twilight Performance Series

The College of Southern Maryland will offer a free, outdoor performance series during summer 2015. The CSM Twilight Performance Series consists of concerts at all three CSM campus locations, including the ever-popular Chautauqua program!

Bring comfy camp chairs and a picnic dinner!
Food and refreshments available for purchase at Leonardtown only, provided by the Rolling Grille.

View the full schedule now.

CSM Spring graduate takes advantage of CSM's partnership with Stevenson University to continue academic success:

Words, Wisdom and Lasting Memories of a CSM Spring 2015 Graduate

CSM love letter—Final words and wisdom from CSM student Brandon Scott:

To CSM. With Love

Mother, aspiring nurse and SGA president always finds time to share fun with family:

Summer Time!

Financial Assistance

It takes time to finalize financial aid, so complete your FAFSA now so that you may register for Fall classes soon!

"CODE GREEN" Fridays Continue through July 31

CSM is saving energy this summer with "CODE GREEN" Fridays. Now through August 1, all administrative offices at CSM will close at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays during this time, excluding Friday, July 4.

All classes, the St. Charles Children's Learning Center, and Kids' and Teen College programs are operating on a normal schedule.

Public Safety and Preparedness personnel will also remain on campus.

Thanks for your understanding!


In partnership with the College of Southern Maryland Environmental Sustainability Committee.

New Walk-In Hours for Advising!

As of June 1, Academic Advising walk-in hours have changed at the La Plata, Leonardtown, and Prince Frederick campuses.

La Plata, Leonardtown, and Prince Frederick:

Regular Walk-In Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday:
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Monday and Thursday: 3 - 6:30 p.m.

Please note: On June 1, the La Plata Campus will only have p.m. walk-in hours.

Waldorf Center for Higher Education:

Regular Walk-In Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 3 - 6:30 p.m.