News Release, College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 for its winter break and will reopen at 8 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The last day of full-term, 12-week and Minisession classes is Dec. 16.

The winter break closure affects all facilities, including the campuses’ fitness centers and pools.

Even though CSM is closed for winter break, Winter Session begins Dec. 19. Classes begin for spring full-term and Minisession I Jan. 21.

Winter Commencement will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.

Access to online services, including registration, is available at through my.CSMD services.

For information about CSM,


CSM Closes for Winter Break. Dec. 20, 3 p.m. to Jan. 2, 8 a.m. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. CSM will close for Winter Break starting at 3 p.m. on Dec. 20 and will resume normal operating hours on Jan. 2The CSM pools and fitness centers will also follow this schedule.

During Winter Break, online services are available at and Students enrolled in the Winter Session will have access to services and resources during this time.

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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...