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

Changes to Passphrase Protocols and Multi-Factor Authentication Beginning December 1, 2019

Changes include the required length of passwords, the number of required symbols that must be included, and password expiration. Learn more.


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