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Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street 
Hays, KS 67601 
Phone: 785-628-4291 
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU 
Fax: 785-628-4037
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Smarthinking: Online Academic Assistance for Virtual College Students

It's 12 a.m. 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 and pre-schedule a live 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.

Take advantage of Smarthinking to get help with a variety of subjects.

To view the live, on-demand tutoring hours for Smarthinking, please see the Tutoring Hours of Service.

Access to is a free tutoring service available to students currently enrolled in at least 2 credit hours of only virtual college classes. Students access to Smarthinking is available in TigerTracks, on the "Online Services" Tab, Under the Academics heading. Once you click "smarthinking" a few browser checks will be performed and you will have access to the service. If you have additional questions, please contact Kathleen Cook at (785) 628-4291 or email

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