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Smarthinking Online Tutoring is a service that The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is making available to all its students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in mathematics (basic math through Calculus, including Bilingual Math), Biology, Intro Human A & P, General and Organic Chemistry, Physics, Macro and Micro Economics, Accounting, Intro to Finance, Statistics, Spanish, and Writing. Tutoring is available up to 24/7.

If you have not used SMARTHINKING before, go to Campus Connect or login to Blackboard to find instructions to create your SMARTHINKING account. If you already have a SMARTHINKING account, you can sign-in through

Check the Hours of Service schedule for a complete description of subjects offered and times when available.

With Smarthinking you can:

  • Connect with an e-structor and interact with a live tutor.
  • Submit your writing for any class to their Online Writing Lab.
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor.

Once you log in, use the SMARTHINKING Student Handbook for tips on navigating the website and using the service.

The SMARTHINKING Technical Support team is available to assist you. The Customer Support section of the Smarthinking site can answer any questions you may have about using the service.

First check the information in the FAQ, but if you still need help, you can call or email SMARTHINKING support:

  • Call SMARTHINKING customer support toll-free: (888) 430-7429, ext. 1 Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
  • Email us at, and someone will respond to you within 24-48 hours.