In Honor of African American History Month
Celebrate Education and Honor the History and Legacy  of Historically Blacks Colleges & Universities
It is with Enthusiasm that we Celebrate Our
7th Annual Southern Maryland College & Career Fair

Friday, January 24, 2020
Location: University System of Maryland At Southern Maryland (formerly Southern Maryland Higher Education Center) located at 44219 Airport Road, California, Maryland 20619.

Hosted by: The St. Mary’s County Branch, NAACP in Partnership with St. Mary’s County Public Schools

Featuring: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Local Colleges.

Local and Surrounding Area High Schools,  Grades 9-12 and  College Students Transferring to Four Year Colleges Are Invited.

Doors Open:

9:00am - 1:00am -  St. Mary's County Public Schools
11:00am - 1:00pm: Open to the Public and Surrounding Schools
All are Welcome to Attend !
We are honored to support our HBCU  as an investment in our history, our present, and especially our future, as we prepare to expose and launch so many students into their legacy. 

All recruiters must register.

Special Thanks to the 2019 college and universites

  • Bowie State University*
  • College of Southern Maryland
  • Delaware State University*
  • Edward Waters College*
  • Fayetteville State University*
  • Grambling State University*
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Mississippi Valley State University
  • Morehouse College Morgan State University
  • Norfolk State University*
  • Saint Augustine's University*
  • South Carolina State University
  • Southern University & A&M College
  • Spelman College
  • Tennessee State University
  • Talladega College*
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore*
  • Washington Adventist University*
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia International University*
  • West Virginia State University

*On the spot acceptance

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Special thanks to the 2019 career ops

  • Abacus Staffing*
  • Career Access Network
  • BECA Scholarship Program
  • CSM Center for Trades and Energy
  • Community Youth Center Campaign
  • Job Corp
  • Kairos, Inc. – Summer Job Opportunity
  • Keeping Students On Track, LLC MDTA Police
  • US Merchant Marines Academy (Kings Point) Minority Outreach Coalition
  • Southern Maryland Electric Corporation (SMECO)
  • St. Mary's County Board of Elections  
  • Southern Maryland Higher Education Center
  • St. Mary's County Public Library
  • St. Mary’s County Public Schools- Summer Job Opportunity
  • St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Department*
  • St. Mary's Volunteer Fire & EMS*
  • US Army Active/Reserve*
  • US Navy
  • US Marine Corp VX-20 Air Training & Test Wing Unit
  • Walden Sierra-Behavioral
  • Wells Fargo Bank

Frequently Asked Questions

Come “Well Prepared” for On-Site Admissions
What are on-site admissions?
On-site admissions are when college representatives admit students on the spot to their school.

What is required by the student in order to be considered for an on-site admission?
Students should bring several copies of the following to leave with college representatives:

  • Official transcript in a sealed high school envelope (One for each school applying to: 4-6 suggested)
  • SAT/ACT scores (printed copy)
  • Completed Application for each college of choice
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay (writing sample)
  • Most recent report card
  • Unofficial transcript (student’s copy)
  • High School resume
  • Application fee may be waived in some cases
  • Professional dress strongly recommended.

Talking to the recruiter

  • What makes your school great?
  • Do you have an honors college program?
  • Do you have athletic/specialty scholarships?
  • Are internships available?
  • What is the graduation rate?

We Need Your Support!

NAACP Spring College Fair Supporter

Sponsor or donate to support the Spring College Fair  (purchase supplies, fair materials, copying, refreshments etc.)

  • Level 3  $500 & Up (Name recognition on program, website & in newspaper)
  • Level 2  $200-$400   (Name recognition on program & website)
  • Level 1  $50-$100  (Name recognition  on program)

All donations appreciated!

Questions: Contact us

Mail to:

St. Mary's County Branch NAACP #7025

P.O. Box 189

Lexington Park, MD 20653

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Although we have provided information below, feel free to contact us with any questions not addressed.

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