24/7 Online Tutoring

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Smarthinking is 24/7 online tutoring available for free to all Morgan students. This service offers tutoring in a variety of subjects, as well as an online writing center. The tutors are live and responsive, not pre-recorded video resources.  

Student working with online writing center

Student Quick Start

Accessing SMARTHINKING is simple! Here's how: 

smarthinking on bb menuOn your browser, make sure pop-up blockers are turned off.   
Log in to Blackboard: Morgan.blackboard.com with your Morgan username and password.
On the My Msu Bb screen, click the link for for any of your Bb courses. 
Click the SMARTHINKING link on the course menu. 

Find the SMARTHINKING 24/7 Online Tutoring link on your Bb course menu.  

Submit your paper for any class to the Smarthinking Online Writing Center Please allow at least 48 hours for a tutor to respond to your Writing Center submission.

Need more time added to your Smarthinking Account? Please contact the Center for Academic Success and Achievement CASA - at 443. 885.3380.

Faculty Resources

If you’re interested in test driving the student experience with SMARTHINKING, you must use a Demo Account access the features of SMARTHINKING.


Browser Compatibility:

  • Firefox 12 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher
  • Safari 5.0 or higher
  • Google Chrome 20.0 or higher

Browser Settings:

  • Cookies/Javascript should be enabled.
  • Please disable all popup blockers for www.smarthinking.com
  • 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.

SMARTHINKING Minute Deductions:
As you use SMARTHINKING, minutes will be deducted from your account. The following lists the minute deductions for each SMARTHINKING service:

  • Real Time Tutoring - minutes used are deducted + 7 minutes for processing
  • Writing Review - Essay Submission - 42 minutes
  • Writing Review - Paragraph Submission - 27 minutes
  • Writing Review - One Hour Review - 67 Minutes
  • Pre-scheduled Session w/ Tutor - 30 Minute increments + 7 minutes for processing
  • Submission of Offline Question - 27 Minutes
  • Writing Practice Submission - 10 Minutes


  1. If your Smarthinking account needs to be replenished, please contact the Center for Academic Success & Achievement, x3380
  2. SMARTHINKING Student Handbook for complete instructions.
  3. Technical Support site: Customer Support
  4. Contact Information: P: (888) 430-7429, ext. 1| E: support@SMARTHINKING.com

*someone will respond to you by email within 24-48 hours.