Military and Veteran Support and Resources

Veteran and military-connected students enjoy a community of support and camaraderie while pursuing an education at CSM. These resources and support services are just some of the reasons CSM has been named a Military Friendly® institution since 2014.

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Students using VA educational benefits can take advantage of priority registration to sign up for their classes on the first day of registration, regardless of the number of credits completed.

Veteran and military-connected students have a dedicated academic advisor on CSM’s Veterans Benefits team to guide them in navigating their educational experience.

A Veterans Lounge has been established on the La Plata Campus as a dedicated space for student veterans where trust, support, and camaraderie can be found and fostered in an academic environment. Visit us in the Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 103 on the La Plata Campus.

The Veterans Club is open to all student veterans. For more information, contact John Delabrer at

Check out CSM’s FinancialAidTV for short, easy to digest videos related to using your VA educational benefits to pay for college.

Disabled veterans can contact Disability Support Services to request accommodation for their classes.

Pursuing your education is a positive and rewarding experience, but it can also bring with it stress and challenges. Free, confidential mental health support is available at all campuses through CSM Counseling Services.

CSM’s online Scholarship Finder lets you search for and apply for more than 200 CSM scholarships with a single application.

Edward T. and Mary A Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

The Edward T. and Mary A Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to: disabled veterans who have exhausted or are no longer eligible for federal VA educational benefits; or survivors or family members of servicemembers who died as a result of military service or who have a 100% service-connected disability. 
Download the Application
* Application deadline July 15


The Charles County Mediation Center is here to support veterans and their families in building honest, loving, and resilient bonds. We can help you navigate the strain that military service can put on relationships, including old and new family dynamics; conflict that may arise due to physical or emotional trauma you experienced; having difficult discussions with people you want to reunite with; and more.

Learn More about the Mediation Center


External Links and Resources

Jobs for Veterans

Contact Career Services for help finding jobs for veterans. Career Services has a variety of resources, including Job Connection, a search tool for jobs posted exclusively to College of Southern Maryland students. 

Veteran-Friendly Employer Sites

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