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Student Success Center

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College of Southern Maryland
Student Success Center


La Plata Campus

Student Success Center, LR 120
Testing Center, LR 114

For information regarding academic issues contact:

Laurie Cangelosi
Student Success Coordinator

For information regarding testing contact:

Salman Zafarullah, Testing Center Manager
La Plata Testing Center: 301-934-7657

Leonardtown Campus

Student Success Center, B Building, Room 111
Testing Center, A Building, Room 109

For information regarding academic issues contact:

Beverly Dearstine-Russell
Student Success Coordinator

For information regarding testing contact:

Jacqueline Dyson, Testing Center Manager
Leonardtown Testing Center: 240-725-5340


Prince Frederick Campus

Student Success Center, PFA Building, Room 125
Testing Center, PFA Building, Room 109

For information regarding academic issues contact:

Laura M. Robins
Student Success Coordinator

For information regarding testing contact:

Linda Giles, Testing Center Manager
Prince Frederick Testing Center: 443-550-6040

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Services for Students with Disabilities

The College of Southern Maryland is committed to making individuals with disabilities full participants in its programs, services, and activities in compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other state laws.

*If you cannot find what you are looking for, please call the Student Success Center (301-934-7657)

Students with Disabilities

Welcome to Disability Support Services!

Disability Support Services (DSS) is dedicated to providing access to campus resources to students with disabilities.  DSS aims to help eliminate physical, academic, technical, and attitudinal barriers to help students reach their academic and career goals.  The department is committed to providing academic accommodations and operating all campus programs in accordance with Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

The Role of Disability Support Services

  • Provide reasonable accommodations to qualified students based on the student’s documented disabilities
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of student records as required by law
  • Assist the entire College community to understand the ADA and the enhancement to diversity that students with disabilities provide
  • Provide training for and use of assistive technology
  • Act as a liaison to external agencies, such as Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS) and local schools

 Resources for Individuals with Disabilities



Assistive Technology

CSM is committed to providing up-to-date assistive technology for its students. Our various programs include:

  • Specialized keyboards including on-screen keyboards
  • Screen reading software - JAWS
  • Voice recognition software - Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Screen enlargement software - ZoomText
  • Scan and read software - Kurzweil
  • Scanners
  • Optelec and Flipper Port

If you would like more information about using any of our technology, please contact the DSS office to make an appointment.


Contact Information

La Plata Campus

  • Glennis Daniels-Bacchus: ADA Coordinator, (301) 934-7614, F: (301) 539-7696 -

Leonardtown Campus

  •  Sariya Winters: Disability Support Coordinator, (240) 725-5420, F: (301) 539-7696 -

Prince Frederick Campus:

    Renata Zgorski: Disability Support Coordinator, (443) 550-6009, F: (443) 550-6100 -







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