Info for Parents & Family

Your student’s decision to pursue their college education is an important step in their life’s journey.

At the College of Southern Maryland, they can find their path to success as they decide where they want to go and who they want to be.


CSM offers your student a high quality, affordable education that they can shape to suit their goals, needs, and long-term plans.

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Opportunity & Outcome

  • Guided Pathways make it easy for your student to find the right program for them and get the support and direction they need. 
  • They can start mapping out the route to a bachelor’s degree or even farther, with more than 150 transfer and articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities nationwide. 
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Support & Community

  • At CSM, your student will be a part of a close-knit, supportive community that’s as beautifully diverse as Southern Maryland itself.  
  • They’ll have all the academic support they need, in class and out, to develop their abilities and excel in their program. 
  • There’s more to your student’s success than grades, and CSM offers comprehensive student support services, including wellness and counseling, career services, and much more. 

Learn More about CSM

Register to attend one of our Open House events to find out how you can help your student find their road to attaining their educational goals at CSM, or contact one of our Enrollment Coordinators.

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