Smarthinking Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is available to all Wilmington University undergraduate and graduate students free-of-charge. There are over 150 subjects available in the online tutoring format. Each student receives 900 free minutes of online tutoring per semester. Online tutoring can be accessed 24/7 through your Canvas site. Click on your current course, then on the left hand side, click "Online Tutoring."

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Follow these simple steps to access online tutoring:

  1. Login to myWilmU
  2. On the top row, click "Canvas"
  3. Click on your current course
  4. On the left hand side, click "Online Tutoring"

Technology Requirements

  • Please disable all pop-up blockers
  • Enable Cookies/Javascript - if you need to install Java, please go to and follow the instructions for the free download.
  • For a full list of the most up to date settings, please visit:

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Smarthinking top menu bar allows you to access study guides, tutorials and much more.

  • Writing Center: Choose submit my writing, then choose the subject for submission.
  • Tutoring: Choose the type of session you need, then choose the discipline, then the subject.
  • Study Aids: Video Lessons, General Resources, and Digital Content – Writer’s and Study Skills Handbooks.
  • Support: Access links to Technical Support, Online Knowledge Base, and Tutorials.
  • Profile: Access to your Profile, Usage Details and to request more time.


"Welcome to Smarthinking" is the starting point for all of your tutoring interactions. Services available to you through Smarthinking:

  • Work with a Tutor: Connect with a live tutor on demand or make an appointment for a future session.
  • Submit a Question: Ask a question, a tutor will respond within 24 hours.
  • Submit My Writing: Send an essay or draft for review, a tutor will return the submission within 24 hours.
  • Review My Sessions and Submissions: Find past sessions, responses, reviews, or upcoming sessions.