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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, Course Login orange button is on the bottom of all UTPB web pages, login to Blackboard following instructions, click on the Smarthinking link to go right in and find the topic you need.   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, and someone will respond to you within 24-48 hours.