Smarthinking is an online tutoring service that BCC is making available to its students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in a variety of subjects, some of which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

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Math & Writing

  • Drop-in with a Math Tutor and interact in real time
  • Use the Writing Center for any class for feedback on essays, paragraphs, and more.
  • Send an Offline Question and receive a reply from a tutor.
  • Use Scheduled Tutoring to set up a session at least 48 hours in advance to interact in real time.

Log in to your FREE account

  • Your User Name is as follows:

s(your 7-digit BCC ID number)

For example:

  • Your initial password is the last 6 digits of your Social Security Number.  When you are logged in, go to the “Manage Account” tab and change your password.

Smarthinking Log In

Technology Requirements and Troubleshooting

  • Firefox 12 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher
  • Safari 5.0 or higher
  • Google Chrome 20.0 or higher
  • Enable Cookies/Javascript (install Java here
  • Disable all popup blockers

There is a more detailed handbook of these steps inside your account.

Simply click on Academic Resources and look for the SMARTHINKING Student Handbook!

You may also contact Customer Support at