CSM TV and Public Access Station


CSM-TV is the cable access station serving the College of Southern Maryland, its faculty, staff, and students, and community viewers. We strive to provide high-quality educational and informational programming which showcases CSM and in support of its events and projects. As a part of the local educational access cable system, CSM-TV produces original shows and acquires a vast array of public interest programming. Additionally, the channel provides an outlet for programming produced by students enrolled in CSM’s Digital Media Production program of study.

CSM-TV is simulcast on Comcast Channel 98 and Verizon Channel 16 in Charles County. In St. Mary’s County, the college shares content with other higher education institutions on Metrocast Channel 98. Additionally, many of CSM-TV programs may be viewed on demand at CSM’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/csmdtube.

Questions, comments, or concerns may be addressed to Vanessa Manago, TV Station Manager, at 301-934-7702 or vamanago@csmd.edu.

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Charles County Public Access Station

Charles County’s Local Public Access Channel is made available through funding from the Charles County Government to residents of Charles County on a non-discriminatory basis.

A user must be an individual, organization or institution that has a legal address in Charles County. Public access programming airs on Verizon Channel 11 and Comcast Channel 99 in Charles County.

The studio is physically located at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Francis P. Chiaramonte, MD Center for Science and Technology (ST Building), Room 139.

Equipment and facility reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis to certified users with a Statement of Compliance on file.

For information on use of the Charles County Public Access channel, contact Vanessa Manago, TV Station Manager, at 301-934-7702 or vamanago@csmd.edu.

Download the Public Access Channel Operating Procedures

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