News Release, College of Southern Maryland

In observance of Memorial Day, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 28.

In addition, starting May 24 and continuing every Friday in July except for July 5, all CSM campuses will observe early closing for the college’s Code Green Friday initiative. To decrease energy costs during summer months, CSM will close most buildings on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. However, the Children’s Learning Center and Kids’ and Teen College and Public Safety hours and services will not be affected, with these services and classes to be held according to their normal schedules.

During Code Green Fridays, the fitness centers and pools remain open until 5 p.m. at the La Plata and Leonardtown campuses. The Prince Frederick Campus operating hours stay the same over the summer. For Memorial Day weekend, all fitness facilities follow the college schedule and are closed.

Access to online services, including registration, is available at through myCSMD services. For a complete summer academic calendar for the college, visit

Additionally, CSM will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. For information on events and holiday observances at CSM, visit


CSM Closed for Memorial Day Weekend. May 25-27. All campuses will be closed May 25 to 27 for Memorial Day weekend.

CSM Begins Code Green Fridays. May 24-Aug. 9, College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses. In an effort to decrease energy costs during the summer months, CSM will be running a Code Green initiative starting May 24 and continuing each Friday through Aug. 9. During Code Green days, most CSM buildings and services will close at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays and remain closed throughout the weekend. Code Green does not affect the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center, CSM Kids’ and Teen College programs or the CSM Public Safety and Preparedness team. 301-934-2251.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...