have questions? Contact
How do I contact my
for your instructor can be located on the first page of
the course syllabus. You can also view the
for phone numbers, voicemail extensions, and email
How do I login for a Web course?
How can I find out about tutoring?
The Student Success
Center offers free tutoring in specific content areas.
View the current
tutoring schedule for more information.
Online Tutoring Services are also available through
Can I retake the math
mandated practices regulating placement tests do allow
for one retest of the placement test under special
circumstances. Permission for the retest is granted on
an individual basis.
Suggestions for reviewing for the retest:
- Enroll in CSM review classes scheduled periodically for
the placement test; inquire for these dates at the
- Utilize the services available through the CSM tutoring
center, including the
Compass Test Prep Review.
- Purchase and complete activities in an algebra review
workbook, available through most major bookstores.
Cut-off scores are set and regulated by the State of
Maryland. CSM officials cannot change these regulations.
I missed a class/exam -- what should I do?
your instructor's class syllabus for their policies. We
recommend that you contact your instructor as soon as
Can I purchase the
required textbook from Amazon, etc.?
recommend you purchase your texts from the
due to the fact that many texts are bundled with
additional supplements and access codes.
The course I want to register for is closed -- what
do I do?
Monitor the on-line schedule; students who are
registered periodically withdraw making seats available.
These are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so
check the schedule frequently. Continue to check
throughout the first week of classes.
confused about the grade I got in a math, physics, or
engineering class. Who can I talk to about this?
We recommend that you first contact your instructor with
any questions regarding your grade.
If you are not satisfied with the review of the grade
evaluation, you may contact the department chair.
However, keep in mind that the department chair does not
override the instructor's grade evaluation. He will
conduct a second review of the test scores and class
attendance for fairness and consistency.
The weather look severe, how will I know if/when the
college will be closed?
are many ways to find out the college opening status.
Try one of the following:
Call the CSM weather hotline at 301-369-1999 for
Register for email updates at www.schools-out.com
(see link in favorites
Many TV and radio news agencies will list college