SMARTHINKING online tutoring

SMARTHINKING’s online tutoring service is available to University of North Dakota students for UND courses only. There is no charge to UND students for the SMARTHINKING online tutoring service. For more information, visit the support page.

To access SMARTHINKING, click on Tools in any course site and click on SMARTHINKING UND.

Use of SMARTHINKING for courses not offered by UND or misuse of the service will result in termination of your account. If you exceed the number of hours reserved in your name, please contact for assistance.

Online tutors are available for the following subjects and skills:

  • Math (Basic through Calculus II)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry (General and Organic)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Accounting (Introductory through Advanced, Cost, Payroll)
  • Finance
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Spanish
  • Microsoft Office
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing and Grammar (includes Online Writing Lab for detailed, personalized critiques of any written assignments as well as "live tutors" to assist with pre-writing techniques, research strategies, documentation, grammar, and mechanics).

Assistance is available in the following formats:

  • Connect "live" with an e-structor.
  • Submit writing for any subject and have it reviewed by an e-structor within 24 hours.
  • Pre-schedule an online personal session.
  • Submit a question and get a response, usually within 24 hours.
  • Search the schedule to find out when certain tutors are on-duty.

How do I access SMARTHINKING?

To access the SMARTHINKING 24/7 online tutoring service, log into Blackboard and enter a Blackboard course. Select Tools or Student Tools from the menu on the left and click on Smartthinking UND.

Use of this service for courses not offered by UND or misuse of the service will result in termination of your account.

Smarthinking Student Quick Start Guide

How much time are students allotted and how can more be requested?

Students are given 5 hours (300 minutes). More time can be requested by contacting UND Tech Support.

What hours are SMARTHINKING available?

SMARTHINKING offers live, online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Students may also submit their written work (paragraphs, essays, papers) to SMARTHINKING for review and critique 24/7. With the exception of major holiday periods, a response will typically be received within 24 hours.

Contact Us

Chat with Tech Support Submit a Ticket Call 701-777-2222


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