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Online Tutoring Through Smarthinking

Student Success Programs and Distance and Continuing Education have partnered to provide Smarthinking online tutoring services to undergraduate students enrolled at NDSU.   Smarthinking, Inc. provides online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week enabling students to get tutoring help when they need it.  Students work one-on-one with real-time with an expert tutor using a virtual whiteboard.  Students who do not require immediate feedback may choose to submit an asynchoronous question.  Finally, students may schedule an online tutoring appointment with a tutor of their choice. 

All undergraduate students enrolled in courses at NDSU have access to Smarthinking for up to five hours each semester. Contact Student Success Programs during office hours at (701) 231-5554 or Betsy Carter at with questions.

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Smarthinking Instruction Sheet for NDSU Students

This brief instruction sheet covers how to access Smarthinking, what subjects are available, and the basics for using the virtual whiteboard.

Schedule for Live Tutor Chat

Check out the live tutor chat schedule to know exactly when tutors for specific subjects areas are available.  Times shown are in Eastern Daylight Time.  Please note that the subjects of Writing, Reading, Nursing, and Allied Health are unavailable.

Smarthinking Video Tutorial

View a short tutorial about services available on Smarthinking.

Smarthinking Student Handbook

Use the Smarthinking student handbook for more detailed information on how to get started, submit a question, utilize drop-in tutoring, schedule a tutoring appointment, and use the virtual whiteboard.

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Orientation and Student Success
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8379 or Toll free: +1 (800) 488-NDSU menu option 2 / Fax: (701) 231-6253
Campus address: West Dining Center Lower Level
Physical/delivery address: 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5260 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2015 2:52:43 PM