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Click the below image to log on to SmarThinking:

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  • Interact with a live tutor
  • Schedule a personal session with
    a tutor
  • Submit a question and receive a
    reply from a tutor
  • Submit an essay or paper for a tutor to
    review and receive feedback

Hours of Service:  24/7 for most subject areas, however some subject areas have limited hours.

Subjects Available:  Accounting, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Medical Assisting, Medical Terminology, Physics, Reading, Spanish, and Math-from basic math to statistics, calculus and beyond.  English for Speakers of other languages.  Math is also available in Español.

Writing Center:  Students may have a live session with a tutor or submit writing assignments for review and receive feedback from a tutor within 24 hours.  

Student Handbook:  Download or view the Smarthinking handbook as a resource for using online tutoring services.

Frequently Asked Questions:  Ask questions about using Smarthinking or view FAQs.

Smarthinking Tutorial for Students:  View a short video explaining how to use the service.

Concerns or Extra Time

If you have any concerns or need more time added to your SmarThinking account, please contact Ronillo Lacson:

1(805) 678-5243
Office:  117

How to Use Smarthinking Tutorial Video

Technical Issues

Review these trouble-shooting tips as a first step toward resolving your problems.

  • Minimum Operating System Version:  Windows XP, Mac OS-X (10.4)
  • Minimum Browser Version:
    o     Windows – Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12, or Google Chrome 20
    o     Macintosh – Safari 5 or Firefox 12
  • Internet Connection:  56k or greater
  • Security:  Cookies/Javascript enabled and pop-ups allowed for “
  • Smarthinking technical support

Please see the Coronavirus LLR Resources for additional support.