Incoming Transfer Students

Transferring to CSM?

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Submit your official transcript and evaluation request form in a timely manner.

  • Registering for Summer Courses? Submit by May 1.
  • Registering for Fall Courses? Submit by July 15.
  • Registering for Spring Courses? Submit by December 1.

Please review the steps to enroll below. For questions, check out our Frequently Asked Questions or e-mail us at

Steps to Enroll

1. Apply to CSM

Submit your Application

Providing your Social Security Number is optional at the time of applying to the college but will be required to complete the registration process and to apply for financial assistance. You may be asked to provide proof of residency in person at a campus location.

2. Submit Official Transcripts

Submit your official transcripts or test scores to an academic advisor or have your transcripts sent using a method listed below. Please note: All physical transcripts must be sealed by the issuing institution. Any opened envelopes will not be accepted by CSM. 

Step 3: Complete and Submit a Transcript Evaluation Request

Submit your Request

Step 4: Meet with an Advisor

The evaluation process can take up 4-6 weeks. While you wait, please schedule to meet with an academic advisor. Each CSM Advising Office maintains its own appointment and student walk-in schedule. Click here to contact the campus most convenient to you.

Step 5: View Progress

Once your transcript evaluation is complete, you will receive confirmation via e-mail and instructions on how to log in to your my.CSMD account and track your progress.

If you would like to appeal a decision regarding the transfer of credits, please click here and follow the transfer appeal procedure.

Transfer Agreements for Transferring Credits Into CSM

To earn credits, please submit your certificate to the Registrar's Office at any campus.

Students earn the following credits at CSM:

  • CJS-1015: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJS-2040: Juvenile Delinquency
  • CJS-2070: Corrections: Law, Theory, and Operations
Agreement (PDF)

To earn credits, please submit your certificate to the Registrar's Office at any campus.

Students earn the following credits at CSM:

  • CJS-1015: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJS-2020: Introduction to Criminal Investigations
  • CJS-2030: Criminal Law
  • CJS-2060: Police Management and Administration
  • CJS-2200: Community Policing
Agreement (PDF)

To earn credits, please submit your MFRI transcript and the Articulated Credit Certification completed by MFRI. Please contact Bob Rose at to have this form completed.  Credits earned depend on the courses taken at MFRI. Please see the agreement for more information. Agreement (PDF)

To earn credits, please submit your SHLSS transcript to the Registrar's Office. As well, please request an American Council on Education transcript to be sent to CSM. Credits earned depend on the courses taken at SHLSS and which concentration students wish to enroll in under the AAS Maritime Operations Technology degree. Please contact the Transcript Evaluator to confirm your concentration at  Agreement (PDF)

Students can transfer in to the College of Southern Maryland to participate in the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology program. Each year, 25% of the seats available for incoming students shall be reserved for students from PGCC, until June 1st. Students who qualify for this articulation agreement and are accepted into the program receive an in-county tuition rate.

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the following coursework at PGCC with a minimum grade of "C":
    MAT-1250 or MAT-1350
  • Earned a high school diploma or GED
  • ACT composite score of 16 or above, SAT equivalent score of 790 or above for Critical Reading and Math, or a degree from an accredited college or university. ACT and SAT scores are considered current for five years.
  • Provide evidence of registration for Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science theory and laboratory courses (MLT 1012 & MLT 1012L).
  • Possess a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Submit the petition for admission no later than June 1st of each year.
Agreement (PDF)

AACC has a Health Information Technology (HIT) Program that is no longer accepting students and has applied for discontinuation of the program with the Maryland Higher Education Commission effective May 2021. AACC and CSM enter into this agreement to facilitate the successful academic program completion of all enrolled students in AACC HIT Program that which to complete their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students will be able to transfer into CSM's Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management.

Students must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Enrolled in the HIT Program at AACC when it closed;
  • Enrolled in the HIT Program at AACC during the 365 days prior to closure without completing the program of study; and/or
  • Have completed at least one (1) HIT course at AACC.
Agreement (PDF)
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