Week of Events at CSM to Explore Transfer Options

College Fairs at Three Campuses, Other Sessions to Be Offered Sept. 19-23

With the majority of students attending the College of Southern Maryland with the goal of preparing to transfer and pursue their bachelor's degrees, CSM students can learn more about the transfer process during Transfer Awareness Week Sept. 19-23.

CSM has more than 50 guaranteed transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country, and during Transfer Awareness Week students can get their questions answered and plan their future. Students will be able to meet representatives from a variety of colleges and universities, explore college majors and degree programs and meet with CSM faculty all in one place.

Three transfer fairs will be offered, one at each campus: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 19 at the Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 20 at the Leonardtown Campus, Wellness and Aquatics Center, Building D, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown; and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 22 at the La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Chaney Enterprises Conference Room, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata.

Institutions scheduled to be represented include American Public University System, Bowie State University, Coastal Carolina University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Excelsior College, Frostburg State University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Howard University, Longwood University, Loyola University of Maryland, Morgan State University, Mount St. Mary's University, North Carolina A&T University, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Pennsylvania College of Technology, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Salisbury University, Salem International University, Shenandoah University, Stevenson University, Towson University, University of Baltimore, University of Mary Washington, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, University of Phoenix, University of Virginia, West Virginia University and York College.

During Transfer Awareness Week, students can attend a variety of sessions as well:

·         Transfer Success Academy: Transfer Essentials? from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 19. Focus on general transfer information which includes exploring careers, majors and universities; steps to a seamless transfer; transfer application process; financial aid considerations; and university life and culture. At the La Plata Campus in the Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 201; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 322; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 107.

·          Guide to Financial Aid? from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20. At the La Plata Campus in the Career Education (CE) Building, Room 102; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 322; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 107.

·         HBCU Advantage will explore the advantages of transferring to a historically black college or university from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 21. At the La Plata Campus in the Career Education (CE) Building, Room 102; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 322; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 107.

·         Get There: Charting Your Career Path from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21. CSM Career Services will show students how to chart a road map to career success. At the La Plata Campus in the Career Education (CE) Building, Room 102; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 322; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 107.

·         Ready When You Are: Leveraging Your Previous Education and/or Military
Experience in Online Education from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 21. At the La Plata Campus in the Career Education (CE) Building, Room 102; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 322; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 107.

·         Transfer Shock? from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22. At the La Plata Campus in the Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 009; at the Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 208; and at the Prince Frederick Campus, Flagship Building, Room 108.

Ongoing college road trips will be offered. Call James Spence at 301-934-7574 or email jamess@csmd.edu.

Students interested in any of these sessions can visit http://www.csmd.edu/student-services/advising/transfer-services/ or call 301-934-7574 in La Plata, 240-725-5320 In Leonardtown or 443-550-6026 in Prince Frederick.

Last year, 1,762 CSM students transferred to 226 different four-year colleges and universities in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

 

Calendar

Calvert County

Fall 2016 CSM Transfer Fair. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 19. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. More than 1,700 students transferred to 226 different four-year colleges and universities in 45 states and the District of Columbia last year. CSM has more than 50 guaranteed transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country. Meet with representatives of multiple colleges in one location, explore degree programs, and meet with CSM advisers, faculty and students at this fall's CSM Transfer Fair. Free. www.csmd.edu/TransferServices, 301-934-7574.

 

Charles County

Fall 2016 CSM Transfer Fair. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, Chaney Enterprises Conference Room (Room 113), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. More than 1,700 students transferred to 226 different four-year colleges and universities in 45 states and the District of Columbia last year. CSM has more than 50 guaranteed transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country. Meet with representatives of multiple colleges in one location, explore degree programs, and meet with CSM advisers, faculty and students at this fall's CSM Transfer Fair. Free. www.csmd.edu/TransferServices, 301-934-7574.

 

St. Mary's County

Fall 2016 CSM Transfer Fair. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 20. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Wellness and Aquatics Center, Building D, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. More than 1,700 students transferred to 226 different four-year colleges and universities in 45 states and the District of Columbia last year. CSM has more than 50 guaranteed transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country. Meet with representatives of multiple colleges in one location, explore degree programs, and meet with CSM advisers, faculty and students at this fall's CSM Transfer Fair. Free. www.csmd.edu/TransferServices, 301-934-7574.

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