Technology Resources

Tech Resources for your Success

CSM uses a number of tech services and platforms to streamline students’ experiences, from registering for classes and taking exams to staying connected with e-mail and our campus apps.

Below you’ll find links to the platforms you’ll use most, as well as a brief explanation of what they can do for you!

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my.CSMD | Your Student Portal

my.CSMD (my.csmd.edu) is a web-based portal that provides a gateway to important info and services. It provides easy, centralized access to common tools, including:

  • Online Services (Class registration, bill payments, etc.)
  • myLearning
  • Microsoft O365 and student e-mail
  • Library resources
  • Upcoming events, announcements, quick links, and more

If you experience issues accessing my.CSMD, please review our my.CSMD Help and FAQs page.

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Online Services | Registration, Billing, and More

Online Services is CSM's student information system. You can access Online Services by logging into your my.CSMD account. Click on the red "ONLINE SERVICES" button. Through Online Services, you can:

  • Register for classes
  • Pay tuition bills
  • Plan your schedule
  • View your unofficial transcript
  • And more
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Microsoft Office 365 and Student E-mail

Microsoft Office 365 is available for you to install and use for as long as you are a CSM student enrolled in credit classes. The latest versions of Microsoft Office products like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint can be installed on up to five computers, tablets, and smartphones. You can visit portal.office.com to login, or if you're logged into my.CSMD, you can click the purple "O365/E-mail Access" button.

Your student e-mail is accessible through the Outlook app in Microsoft Office 365. It is mandatory that you monitor your student e-mail.

Learn More about Microsoft Office 365

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myLearning | Access Your Classes

myLearning is our learning management system used in most courses at CSM. Your professors will use myLearning to post assignments, enable collaboration and feedback, and give you access to course documents, reading assignments, and other supplementary materials.

You can access myLearning by clicking on the green "myLearning Access" button in my.CSMD.

Learn More about myLearning

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CSM Mobile App

The CSM mobile app is perfect for students who want to communicate with each other and keep up with what’s happening on campus. An events calendar keeps you informed, and discussion boards keep you connected with clubs, activities, and fellow students. Learn more.

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Search for "College of Southern Maryland" in your favorite app store or click here:
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CSM Safe App

CSM's Public Safety and Preparedness Department has a safety app called the CSM Safe App. The app is designed to help public safety minimize response times during both emergency and routine security/safety situations. Learn more.

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Search for "CSM Safe" in your favorite app store or click here:
 App store iconGoogle Play Store

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Computer Labs

Need a better environment to study, more reliable Internet connection, or just a computer to use? Computer labs will remain available by reservation only Monday - Thursday (reservations are made through myLearning).
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Internet Connectivity Options

We know that Internet connectivity can be a challenge. That's why we have put together this list of resources to help you find a reliable connection.
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Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is a multi-functional web-based video and telephone conferencing system. The system allows meeting attendees to join via telephone, video, and web. It also allows screen sharing, a white board, and a presentation mode. Zoom conferencing is available to faculty, staff, and students with a my.CSMD account at csmd.zoom.us.

  • Zoom mobile apps are available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Zoom also has a desktop application, which has been installed on all CSM computers.
  • Upload a professional headshot for when you choose to turn off video. This allows others to "see" who they are talking to.
  • Confirm your display name is correct. This will allow others to "see" your name.
  • To temporarily mute or unmute yourself, press and hold space key.
  • There is a Chat feature in Zoom. This allows participants to message the entire group or privately to one participant.
  • Each user is assigned a personal meeting ID. When logged into Zoom, click on Meetings and then Personal Meeting Room. Your personal Meeting ID will be listed. Users can use this ID for any Zoom meeting they would like to schedule instead of creating a new Zoom Meeting ID for each meeting.
  • When hosting a Zoom meeting, arrive to the meeting location 15 minutes prior to the start time to launch Zoom and trouble-shoot any technology issues.

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