Smarthinking: Free Online Tutoring!

Help when you need it: 24 hours a day! That’s Online Tutoring: Anywhere, Anytime

Writing  Statistics   Math Biology   Chemistry   Organic Chemistry   Physics  Anatomy & Physiology   Economics   Finance   Accounting

With SMARTHINKING, you can
  • Connect With an e-structor and interact with a live tutor.
  • Schedule a Personal Session with an e-structor of choice.
  • Submit your Writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab.
  • Submit a Question and receive a reply from a tutor.

Follow these steps to get started:

  1.  Go to
  2.  Enter your username and password in the boxes provided, using the convention shown below: Username: Your UH email address Password: The first 5 letters of your last name plus the last 4 digits of your student ID (be sure to change it the first time that you login on the “about me” tab) Username Examples: James Iho’s email address is and his student ID is 12345678. His SMARTHINKING username will be and his password is iho5678. Ana Garcia’s email address is and her student ID is 56781234. Her SMARTHINKING username will be and her password will be garci1234.

Technology Requirements

  •  OS: Windows 98 +, Mac OS9 +
  • Browser: Windows: Netscape 6 +, Internet Explorer 5.01 +, Firefox 1.0.4+. Apple Mac
  • Connection: 28.8K min. / 56K+ preferred : Internet Explorer 5.1+, Safari 1.2+, Firefox 1.0.4+
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Trouble shooting tips

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 and follow the instructions for the free download.
  • Make sure you have Flash™ 7.0.19+ for Windows or Mac OS X installed. If you need to install Flash™, go to and follow the instructions.
Need help using SMARTHINKING? E-mail Customer Support at or call (888) 430-7429 ext. 1
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