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Online Tutoring with Smarthinking

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All Germanna Community College students receive 5 free hours of Smarthinking online tutoring per semester. With Smarthinking, students can:
  • Chat now with a LIVE tutor during Drop in Tutoring.
  • Have your writing reviewed by a tutor in the Writing Center.
  • Meet with a LIVE tutor in the future during a Scheduled Tutoring Session.
  • Send a tutor an academic query within Offline Questions.
  • Use the Academic Resources for help whenever you need it!

Subjects covered include:
Accounting | Anatomy/Physiology | Biology | Chemistry | Economics | English | Essay Center | Finance | IT | Math | Math en EspaƱol | Physics | Reading | Spanish

If you would like to see how Smarthinking works, click here to view sample tutorial sessions. Click here to watch a 15-minute demonstration of the service.

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Login Instructions:

Log on to: https://services.smarthinking.com

EXAMPLE: Click on the Smarthinking logo above to log in.
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Username: Enter your GCC email address as your username.
For example: jsmith0123@email.vccs.edu
Click here if you need to look up your GCC email address.

Password: The initial password is Germanna. Once you log in, please click on the My Account link in the menu bar at the top to change your password to a unique one that you will remember.


**Please note** Students have 5 hours of tutoring time to use each semester. Therefore, you must use your time wisely. Once inside your SMARTHINKING account, please click the "My Account" tab to find out how tutoring time is deducted from your account and to see how much time you have used.


Make sure you disable pop-up blockers and allow cookies on your web browser; Smarthinking requires both of these to work properly. For a full list of what is required to access Smarthinking, click HERE.

Need help using Smarthinking?
Click on the Smarthinking Student Handbook in the Customer Support & FAQ area of the Smarthinking homepage! Or, you can contact Customer support at support@smarthinking.com, or call (888)430-7429, extension 1 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm EST) You may also contact Germanna Community College Tutoring Services via email: ckaszuba@germanna.edu .