CSM Reopens After Winter Break. Jan. 2, 2019. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. All CSM campuses will resume regular operations Jan. 2 after being closed for Winter Break. Visit www.csmd.edu.
CSM 2019 January Term Begins. Jan. 3. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. Classes begin for CSM’s 2019 January Term, which runs through Jan. 20. www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/credit/academic-calendar.
CSM Changes Sunday Hours for Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics Department. Jan. 6. The College of Southern Maryland’s Wellness, Fitness, and Aquatics Department is changing Sunday hours for the La Plata and Leonardtown campus facilities; beginning Jan. 6, these facilities will operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays. For complete hours of operation, visit www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/personal-enrichment/wellness-fitness-and-aquatics/fitness-center-pool-hours/index.
CSM Offers Walk-in Advising. Jan. 7-Feb. 1. All campuses. The College of Southern Maryland will offer an all walk-in advising schedule from Jan. 7 to Feb. 1. The Waldorf Center hours during peak walk-ins are Monday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m. For information on all campus walk-in hours visit https://www.csmd.edu/student-services/advising/academic-advising/contact-info-and-hours/. For more information call 301-934-7574.
CSM Super Saturday. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 12. College of Southern Maryland at La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. The College of Southern Maryland will host a Super Saturday event where those who have applied for admission to the college can complete a variety of tasks to prepare for the upcoming semester; they can complete placement tests (test-takers must arrive by 9 a.m.), meet with an academic adviser, register for classes and make payment arrangements and purchase books. 301-934-7765, www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/super-saturdays/.
CSM 2019 Winter Graduation Commencement. 6 p.m., Jan. 17. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center (PE Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The College of Southern Maryland will recognize its winter graduates. Tickets are required to the PE Building; however, tickets are not required to the Fine Arts Building (FA), where the ceremony will be broadcast, but seats are limited. Guests are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony. All guests are subject to a bag check before entry. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.csmd.edu/commencement. Nursing recognition will occur at 1 p.m. in the PE Building.
CSM Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Jan. 21. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. The College of Southern Maryland will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21. www.csmd.edu.
CSM Spring Semester Begins. Jan. 22. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. Classes begin for the Spring 2018 Full-term (Jan. 22-May 13) and Minisession I (Jan. 22-March 10) terms. Payment for classes in the full-term session is due Jan. 9 or day of registration if registered after Jan. 9. Registration is available by visiting www.csmd.edu/apply-register.
CSM Theater Auditions. 6 p.m., Jan. 22-23. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Open auditions for the spring production of “Pippin” will be held. Participants are asked to prepare a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a song with music for the accompanist. Come dressed to move. There are roles for performers ages 10 and older. 301-934-7828, https://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/auditions/index.
Registration Open for CSM’s Ninth Annual Nonprofit Institute Conference. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Feb. 21. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The theme of CSM’s Ninth Annual Nonprofit Institute Conference is innovation, and the keynote speaker is CSM Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute Director Tommy Luginbill. Morning breakout sessions will focus on leadership, strategic planning, management, fundraising and marketing. The conference will feature local and statewide exhibitors who offer programs, grants and resources for nonprofit organizations. Time will be set aside after lunch for attendees to meet with exhibitors. For information and registration, visit, www.csmd.edu/community/institutes/nonprofit-institute/conference-information/registration.
CSM’s campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities. Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two-week advance notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support/ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.