Snow Closings Extend CSM’s Spring Semester to May 12

Spring Break, Commencement, Summer Sessions Remain Unchanged

The College of Southern Maryland is extending its spring semester through May 12 to make up for canceled classes due to weather-related delays and closings. The extension does not affect Spring Break, Spring Commencement events or the start of the Summer I Session.

End dates for Spring 2014 full-term, Minisession I classes and start and end dates for Minisession II have been changed.

The Spring 2014 full-term classes that were scheduled to end on May 7 are now ending on May 12. Spring 2014 Minisession I classes that were scheduled to end on March 12 are now ending on March 29. Spring 2014 Minisession II classes that were to begin on March 24 are now starting on March 31 and are now ending on May 12. Textbook buyback days will be May 5-13.

Credit students at CSM will be on spring break March 17-23.

During spring break, the college stores will close at 5 p.m. on March 17 and 18. Administrative offices at all campuses will close at 5 p.m. on March 18. The St. Charles Children's Learning Center will operate on a normal schedule on March 17 and will close on March 18 for staff professional development training. All other areas will operate on a normal schedule on March 17 and 18, including continuing education courses, the fitness centers, pools, athletics and public safety.

All campuses and facilities will be closed for spring break March 19 through March 23. During this time, access to the college’s online services remains available at  through my.CSMD services.

The college’s normal schedule will resume on March 24.

Summer I Session registration opens for returning students March 4 and opens April 1 for new students; Summer II session registration opens April 21 for returning students and June 2 for new students. Registration for summer continuing education classes begins on March 26.

Spring Graduation ceremonies are not affected by the extended semester. Honors Convocation will be May 14, and Nursing Recognition and Commencement ceremonies will be May 15.

Summer I session starts on May 19 and Summer II session starts on July 7.

For complete spring and summer academic calendar, visit