Not able to make it to the Walk-In Tutoring Center?

Check out Smarthinking!

The University of Mary's online tutoring platform.

Students are able to access Smarthinking 24/7 and receive round-the-clock instruction for subjects such as Math, Science, Computer/Technology, Business, and Spanish. Nursing also offers weekly personalized live tutoring sessions. Students can load a Geometry or Statistics question via an online Whiteboard, schedule a Drop-in or Future session with a highly trained tutor, or submit a paper for detailed revisions from the Essay Center. Every student is given 10 hours per semester of online Smarthinking services.

Accessing Smarthinking through Canvas

Access to Smarthinking can be found on the left-hand side of your Canvas course homepage by following the steps below. If this is your first time accessing Smarthinking or you need additional assistance, please visit the Smarthinking Online User Guide.

  1. Log into your Canvas account.
  2. Select the course that relates to your tutoring request.
  3. Click on the Smarthinking tab at the bottom of your left-hand menu bar.
  4. You will be directed to a System Check page to make sure you enable popups. At the bottom of the page select, "Click here to continue".
  5. Welcome to Smarthinking! Please select whichever service you need:
    • Work with a Tutor or Career Coach
    • Submit My Writing or Career Documents
    • Submit a Question
    • Review My Sessions and Submissions

Each student is allotted 10 hours of Smarthinking tutoring services per semester. If you exceed that amount, no problem! You may contact the University of Mary Tutor Coordinator, Anne Hook, to add an additional 10 hours to your account.

For assistance, please contact the Tutor Coordinator, Anne Hook at [email protected] or call 701-355-8248.