Winter Session

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Winter Session
December 21 – January 11

Take a full course in just four weeks! CSM's Winter Session is a chance to keep up your momentum and earn more credits toward your degree.

Wherever you want your education to take you, this is a perfect time to keep moving toward your goals and get what you really want this winter.

With CSM’s distance learning options through our Virtual Campus, you can do it all from wherever you happen to be.

This winter, you’ll also enjoy the best kind of freeze: the kind that saves you money. CSM’s tuition/fee freeze remains in effect for the Winter Session.

Steps to Registration

1) Browse Our Courses

Explore our online offerings available for in-demand subjects, such as English, business, science, and more! 

Winter Session classes are available in:

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Technology
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Office Technology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Theater

Search for Classes

Search by course number or do an advanced search and select "2021 Winter Session" to check out all of the term options available when you're planning your schedule.

2) Register or Apply 

Current students can register through my.CSMD. New and visiting students can apply online at no additional cost.

3) Contact Us With Questions

Need help? Our academic advisors will help guide you through the registration process and answer any questions you may have.

Resources for Winter Session Students

During the Winter Session, the following help is available online from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with the exception of being closed on December 24, December 25, December 31, and January 1.

Note: CSM campuses will close for Winter Break at 3 p.m. on December 23 and will reopen on January 4.

IT Help Desk

The Help Desk is a single point of contact for all CSM technology-related services. We offer free support services to CSM students, faculty and staff who need assistance with any of CSM's computing, network, and internet resources. 

  • If you need assistance, please e-mail
  • For other online resources, like help with my.CSMD passwords, Microsoft Office 365, or student e-mail, please visit

Online Learning (myLearning)

The online learning platform is called myLearning.  All courses use myLearning to post syllabi, take attendance, and post grades.

  • If you need assistance with myLearning, send an e-mail to
  • For immediate assistance, you can use the myLearning Help button to chat or call a representative 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The button is on the myLearning homepage and on the homepage of each course.

If you are experiencing issues with my.CSMD, you can access myLearning through a “back-door” site at and login using your my.CSMD username and password.

Learning Support: 24/7 Online Tutoring

Students have access to tutoring support with ThinkingStorm 24/7 during the Winter Session. If you need assistance accessing ThinkingStorm, contact the Help Desk at

Library Services