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!

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.

Enter your login in the boxes below anytime you would like to access a tutor:



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