College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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.
The College of Southern Maryland is dedicated to making the transfer process as easy and afficient as possible for our students whose goals include earning a bachelor's degree. Transferring from a commuinity college to a four-year university can be made simple and efficient by understanding the process and proper planning. Each year a significant number of our students seamlessly transfer their CSM credits to other institutions in order to obtain their bachelor's degree. We offer transfer assistance through:
Maryland Transfer Advantage Program
Qualified CSM students are guaranteed admission to the University of Maryland, College Park through the Maryland Transfer Advantage Program (MTAP). MTAP students are also eligible for early access to University of Maryland advisors and other resources, including tuition discounts, to put them on track to a bachelor's degree from the start. You can find more information here.
CSM has articulation partnerships with a number of universities to provide bachelor's degree programs in Southern Maryland. These programs allow students to easily transfer between institutions with minimal risk of wasted credits, saving thousands of dollars on tuition, fees, housing, and transportation costs.
CSM has developed bachelor's degree partnerships with:
Find out other bachelor degree partnerships by visiting here.