FREE Online Tutoring

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Students: To use Smarthinking log in to Blackboard, and click Online Tutoring from the Tools module.   Quick Start Guide  || Introduction to Smarthining Video 

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Faculty Demo Account Information  Faculty, you must use a demo account to experience the features of Smarthinking.  Faculty handbook 

List of Supported Subjects 


Need Immediate Assistance? Contact Customer Support ||  email - 

Smarthinking is an online tutoring service that Morgan State is making available to its students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in a variety of subjects, some of which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Please read through this page before you begin using Smarthinking.

With Smarthinking you can:  (See a sample session here)

  • Connect With a Tutor and interact live 
  • Submit your paper for any class to their Online Writing Lab 
  • Submit a Question and receive a reply from a tutor 

Getting Started

Accessing SMARTHINKING through Morgan is simple! Here's how:

1. Log in to Blackboard:  Use your Morgan user name and password to log in to Blackboard.

2. On your browser, make sure pop-up blockers are turned off.
3. On the My Msu Bb screen, click link for Online Tutoring (found in the Tools box)

4. View the SMARTHINKING Student Handbook for complete instructions.

Student Handbook

Faculty Handbook

Smarthinking FAQs

Technology Requirements and Troubleshooting Tips

  • Cookies/Javascript should be enabled.
  • Please disable all popup blockers for
  • Make sure that your browser is set up to allow cookies and pop-up windows (SMARTHINKING uses both of these)
  • Make sure that you have Java installed. If you need to install Java, go to Java's Website and follow the instructions for the free download.
  • Browser Compatibility:
    • Firefox 12 or higher
    • Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher
    • Safari 5.0 or higher
    • Google Chrome 20.0 or higher

For a full list of the most up to date settings, please refer to SMARTHINKING's Technical FAQ page

Need Help using SMARTHINKING?

1. Once you log in, view the SMARTHINKING Student Handbook for complete instructions.

2. The SMARTHINKING Technical Support team is available to assist you. First, check the information in the Customer Support section of your Smarthinking home page to answer any questions about using the service. If you still need help, contact SMARTHINKING customer support at (888) 430-7429, ext. 1 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST or (someone will respond to you by email within 24-48 hours).

3. If you are a faculty/staff member, take a look at the SMARTHINKING Faculty Handbook. If you have questions for Morgan's SMARTHINKING Coordinator, please contact Karen Rubinstein at, or 443.885.1103.