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Learning Support

Smarthinking Online Tutoring

Smarthinking LogoAs a Valencia student, you get free, on-demand instruction and support from expert tutors across a wide variety of subjects with Smarthinking online tutoring. From beginner to advanced, help is available in math, reading, writing, science, business, computers and technology, nursing, allied health, and career coaching. Watch a short overview of Smarthinking’s services on their YouTube channel.


How to Access

Smarthinking location in Atlas: Courses tab, My Courses portlet.Access Smarthinking by logging into Atlas and navigating to the Courses tab. Click the Tutoring (online)-Smarthinking link to go to your Smarthinking homepage. Most subjects are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From the home page, you can work with a tutor or career coach, submit writing or career documents, submit a question, or review a previous session or submission. Select subjects are only available by appointment. To view those, select work with a tutor and then schedule a future session.


Online Help Center

If you are having trouble with the browser requirements, technical details, or using Smarthinking, visit the Online Help Center. You can live chat with a Helpdesk Support Specialist, submit a ticket, or search the Frequently Asked Questions for more information. You can also call 1-866-321-1004 to speak with a Helpdesk Support Specialist 24 hours a day.


Additional Time

Each student has eight hours loaded onto his or her account each semester. If you need more time, please contact your campus representative. Additional time is free!



College Closed Dates

Winter Break
December 21, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Spring Break
March 11, 2019 - March 17, 2019

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