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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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In cooperation with Smarthinking, CSM offers online tutoring services in the areas of Math (Basic math to Calculus, including Statistics), Writing, ESL, Accounting, Economics, Chemistry, and many other subjects. Academic support in these areas is offered to all CSM student free of charge (up to 10 hours/semester). You must be a currently registered student to gain access. The college password is : csmdonlinetutor

Login directions:

  1. Go to
  2. For the username, enter your first name (capitalize the beginning, ex: John) + your last name (capitalize the beginning, ex: Doe) + and your six-digit date of birth (mmddyy).
    Username Example: JohnDoe010588
  3. Use the college password (csmdonlinetutor). If you change your password, you may not be able to access these hours. You will have to login again with the college password.

Need more help? Access Smarthinking's Student Handbook, or you can contact Customer Support at or (888) 430-7429, ext. 1 (M-F, 8am - 6pm ET, response within 24-48 hours).

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