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Library Overview

Welcome to CSM Libraries! This guide is your introduction to the resources we offer.

Your first student ID card is FREE! If you need a replacement card, there may be a fee.

Request In-Person

Visit one of our campus libraries:

  • La Plata Campus (LR Building) 

  • Leonardtown Campus (Building C, Room 102) 

  • Prince Frederick Campus (Building A, Room 112) 

Bring a photo ID (such as a driver's license, high school ID, or passport) and your student ID number (find this in Online Services through myCSMD).

Request via Email


From: your CSM email account (

Subject: “ID Card Request” 


  • Name 

  • Birthdate 

  • Student ID number 

  • .jpeg headshot photo  

Our system will verify both your status as a currently enrolled student and your mailing address.

The completed ID card will be mailed to your home address. 

Sample headshot

Sample headshot

Headshot Requirements

  1. Use a solid light color for your background. 
  2. Make sure the photo is in focus. 
  3. Please show from at least below your shoulders up.