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Student Services

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College of Southern Maryland
askme@csmd.edu
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-2251

 

Tips to Being Successful at CSM

Take advantage of new student orientations and student services.

Prepare your semester schedule carefully.

Attend all class meeting times.

Be an active class participant and ask for appropriate help from faculty.

Utilize CSM Student Services resources.

Refer often to class syllabi and my.CSMD online services to stay informed of upcoming deadlines, responsibilities, and status.

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Student Services

Procedures for Obtaining Transcripts and Enrollment Verifications

Please Note: Transcript processing time may take up to 2 weeks.

For immediate transcript results, students may go to any CSM campus to receive a transcript in person. If you have any outstanding debt owed to the college, your request will not be processed. Please take care of any outstanding debt prior to submitting your request.

  • There is no fee for processing transcripts or enrollment verifications.
  • They are processed within one week except during peak request times.
  • During peak request times (May, August, December, and January), we require 2 weeks from date of receipt for processing time.

 

Transcripts

Students may obtain a transcript one of several ways:

  • Unofficial transcripts can be requested by using myOnline services via myCSMD.
  • Students may visit any campus and request their transcript while they wait. Students must present a legal photo ID such as a driver's license. Please note that additional time will be required for processing transcripts for students who have credits prior to 1983 (could take up to 6 weeks).

    Students may obtain transcripts from the following locations during normal business hours:
La Plata Campus
8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, MD
AD Bldg Lobby Information Center
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm
Leonardtown Campus
22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD
Building C Room 106
Monday - Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm
Prince Frederick Campus
151 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick, MD
Room 101
Monday - Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm
Waldorf Center for Higher Education
3261 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD
Suite 1020
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 9 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Students may also request by mail or fax. Fill out a Transcript Request Form or write a letter and include the following items:
    1. Name
    2. Current mailing address
    3. A contact phone number and e-mail address in case of questions
    4. Student ID number (or last four of social security number and DOB if ID# not known)
    5. Last semester attended (extremely important for students with records prior to 1983)
    6. Number of transcripts requested
    7. The address(es) to send the transcript(s)
    8. Your signature (will not be processed without this)
    9. Fax the request to 301-934-7698 ATTN: Transcript Requests

      Or

      Mail the request to:

      College of Southern Maryland
      Registrar's Office (REG)
      Attn: Transcript Requests
      PO Box 910
      La Plata, MD 20646-0910

Verification of Enrollment

Students may obtain an Enrollment Verification one of several ways:

  • Enrollment Verifications can be requested by using myOnline services via myCSMD.
  • Students may visit any campus and request an enrollment verification letter while they wait. Students must present a legal photo ID such as a driver's license.
    Students may obtain Enrollment Verifications from the following locations during normal business hours:
La Plata Campus
8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, MD
AD Bldg Lobby Information Center
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm
Leonardtown Campus
22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD
Building C Room 106
Monday - Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm 
Prince Frederick Campus
151 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick, MD
Room 101
Monday - Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 1:30 pm
Waldorf Center for Higher Education
3261 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD
Suite 1020
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 9 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • You may send the request by mail or fax if you are unable to come in. Fill out a Verification Request Form or write a letter and include the following items:
    1. Name
    2. Current mailing address
    3. Information to be verified (including semester)
    4. A contact phone number and e-mail address in case of questions
    5. Student ID number (or last four of social security number and DOB if ID# not known)
    6. The address(es) to send the verification(s)
    7. Your signature (will not be processed without this)

      *An Enrollment Verification is a letter produced on official college letterhead that indicates that the student is enrolled in classes. Each semester a new letter is generated. The letter also indicates whether the student is enrolled part-time or full-time. If you have specific forms that need to be completed, you must include those with your request (i.e. a form from your insurance company).

      Fax the request to 301-934-7698 ATTN: Enrollment Verifications

      Or

      Mail the request to:

      College of Southern Maryland
      Registrar's Office (REG)
      Attn: Enrollment Verifications
      PO Box 910
      La Plata, MD 20646-0910

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I want my transcript?

Students may need a transcript for various reasons. Some common reasons are:

  • Transferring to another school
  • Employment verification
  • Joining the military
  • Insurance verification

What is an official transcript?

An official transcript is a record of all courses taken with the college and a record of grades received for those courses.
Each Official Transcript is presented in a sealed envelope and marked that it will be Unofficial if Opened.

Who can obtain my transcript?

Students may request their own transcript or that their transcript be sent to a third party. Student transcripts will not be released to a third party without the written consent of the student.