Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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Spring 2022 update

Maintaining a safe working and learning environment is part of our college community’s social contract. To ensure our common safety in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Southern Maryland will require all employees and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the exception of individuals with approved exemptions. Individuals exempted for approved reasons will be required to test for COVID-19 each week prior to coming to campus.

Learn More About the Vaccination Requirement

Campus Hours

Spring operational hours begin on Monday, January 3, 2022 and vary based on campus.

Classes

Credit and noncredit classes will continue in all instructional modalities. Please check for modality, time, and location when registering. More information on instructional modalities can be found here.

Student Services

All student services are available online, by phone, by email, and on campus. Appointments on campus are recommended; however, walk-in services can be accommodated. Schedule an appointment here.

CSM College Store

The College Stores on all three campuses are open Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.(subject to change). Textbooks and required course materials are only available for purchase online with UPS shippingorfree in-store pick-up.

Healthy Campus Protocols

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Vaccination Policy

To ensure our common safety in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Southern Maryland will be implementing a vaccination requirement starting January 18, 2022. This will require all employees and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the exception of individuals with approved exemptions or visitors who are typically on a CSM campus for a day or less per week. Please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements page here for further details.

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Masks and Face Coverings

Masks are required. Wear masks at all times indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

If community transmission of the COVID virus drops to low or moderate and the college reaches an 85% vaccination rate, CSM may revise this requirement.

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Physical Distancing

When possible, it is recommended to maintain six feet of physical distancing. This helps prevent the spread not only of COVID-19, but other airborne illnesses.

More information on current COVID-19 metrics for Maryland.

Last updated 1/19/2022. This page will be updated as information changes.

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