Microsoft O365 and Student E-mail

For login assistance, contact:

IT Help Desk

For policy questions, contact:

Registrar's Office

All College of Southern Maryland credit students have an e-mail account and access to Microsoft Office 365 (O365).

Your student e-mail is the official means of communication between the College and students in credit classes. The College expects that such communications will be read in a timely manner. View the full Student E-mail Policy here.

Office 365 logoWhat is O365?

O365 provides students with:

  • A student e-mail address
  • Five free downloads of Microsoft Office Pro Plus for personal computers (Mac or PC) and iPad/Android devices
  • 1 TB of cloud storage
  • The ability to create, edit, and share Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) using a web browser

How to Access Your O365 Account and Student E-mail

  1. Visit, OR and click "O365".
  2. Sign in using your CSM e-mail address and password.
    • Your email address is your my.CSMD username followed by (Example:
    • Your e-mail password is the same as your my.CSMD password.

Contact the IT Help Desk at 301-934-7740 or for assistance for login. For questions regarding the student e-mail policy, contact the Registrar’s Office at 301-934-7588 or

Quick Links and Helpful Tools

Passphrase Protocols and Multi-Factor Authentication

Passphrases are recommended by IT security protocols. Learn more.

In addition, users will be prompted for multi-factor authentication when logging into MS O365 and Outlook. Learn more.