Smarthinking is an online tutoring service that Northeast Iowa Community College makes available to its students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in mathematics (basic math through calculus including bilingual math), biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, economics, accounting, finance, statistics, Spanish and writing. The tutoring services are available 24/7.

With Smarthinking you can:

  • Connect with an e-structor and interact with a live tutor
  • Submit your writing for any class to the Online Writing Lab
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor

Students will notice an "Online Resources" section by using the full menu within each online courseroom where a direct link is located to the Smarthinking website. Students are automatically logged in to Smarthinking when this link is clicked; no additional username and/or password is needed.


NICC OnTheHub provides discounted software for NICC students, faculty and staff, which can save you money and help you better meet the costly demands in an ever-changing software environment. You will be required to create an account using your NICC email address. All available offerings will appear for you to download.