Cumberland University

Online Tutoring

Help when you need it: 24 hours a day! That's

Online Tutoring: Anywhere, Anytime

Math • Bilingual Math • Introductory Anatomy & Physiology • Biology • Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Physics • Economics • Finance • Accounting • Statistics • Spanish • Writing • Reading • Computers & Technology • Nursing • Allied Health Sciences

It's 12 am the night before your final and you're stuck on a problem. You decide it's too late to email your professor or call classmates. As you slip deeper into panic mode, you gulp your caffeinated drink and mumble under your breath, "where is help when I need it?"

Tired of situations like this one? We've got the answer to your studying needs!

With smarthinking, you can

  • Connect with an e-structor and interact with a live tutor.
  • Schedule a Personal Session with an e-structor of your choice.
  • Submit your Writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab.
  • Submit a Question and receive a reply from a tutor.

      Follow these steps to get started:

  • Go to
  • Log in. Your username is the first part of your student email address and your password is cumberland.

    Example username: swhenson66.

     If these credentials are not successful, assistance is available. For main campus inquiries contact Jennifer Novo (, (615) 547-1295) for Net.Work inquiries contact Stephani DeRouen (, (615) 453-6302)
  • Change your password from the About Me tab on your Smarthinking homepage.
  • Review the Student Handbook from a link at the bottom of your homepage. This document will provide information on the use of our service.

Technology Requirements and Troubleshooting Tips

  • Enable cookies and Javascript. If you need to install Java, go to and follow the instructions for the free download.
  • Enable ActiveX if you are running Internet Explorer.
  • Disable all popup blockers for

The SMARTHINKING Technical Support team is available to assist you. The Online Knowledge Base, which is located in the Support section of our site, can answer many questions you may have about using the service. First check the information in the knowledge base, but if you still need help, you may contact our support team at Customer Service (