Trenholm State Community College


SMARTHINKING Free Online Tutoring Service

SMARTHINKING is an online tutoring service program that provides students with access to on-demand, individual instruction and other academic support assistance from expert online tutors across a wide variety of subjects, accessible 24 hours a day/7 days a week! The service is FREE to all currently enrolled Trenholm State Community College students.

Need homework help, live tutoring, or someone to review your writing? Log-in now to SMARTHINKING to get started. Currently enrolled students can access SMARTHINKING through Canvas using the “SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring” link that is located in the left navigation bar of courses.

  • SMARTHINKING is Convenient: Work with a trained and qualified tutor from any Internet connection up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Submit an essay for critique and review, usually within 24 hours.
  • SMARTHINKING is Effective: 93% of students say that they would use SMARTHINKING again and recommend it to a friend. Studies from some of SMARTHINKING’s more than 300 subscribing schools and libraries confirm that SMARTHINKING improves student performance.
  • SMARTHINKING is Economical: Get help in any subject, at any time, in any increment. For instance, one hour of tutoring can be used to submit an essay to the writing center, receive live tutoring in math, and to submit a question in general chemistry. The service is FREE to all currently enrolled Trenholm State Community College students.

You can also choose the kind of help you want:

  • Drop in and work with an E-structor® Certified tutor
  • Submit a piece of writing for any subject to the Online Writing Lab
  • Submit a question and get a response, usually within 24 hours
  • Schedule an appointment with a E-structor® Certified tutor
  • Use our online study resources

Login Information:

Username: Your Trenholm State email address: 1st initial of your 1st name, your entire last name, birth month, birthday@stu... example (

Password: Your 6-digit date of birth ( 020773 ) Example: If your birthday is February 7, 1973, enter your birthdate in the 2 digit month, 2 digit day, 2 digit year format shown above

Click Here to Log-In: SMARTHINKING

If you have forgotten your password, click the “Forgot your password” link on the SMARTHINKING log-in page.

Additional Student Support Services

ADA/Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services at Trenholm State Community College is a student-centered, nurturing unit serving as the central campus resource for students who wish to request academic accommodations. In collaboration with students and instructors, our staff coordinate accommodations and support to ensure that students have equal access to an education, campus resources and activities. Visit the office of Disability Services.

For more information, contact Monica Robinson at (334) 420-4418 or

History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108