Richard J. Racioppa , M.A.
Director of Student Success
109 Hubbard Hall

(315) 223-2555
(315) 223-2504 (Fax)

Easy-to-Use Online Tutoring Services for UC Students

Expert assistance in a variety of subjects


Here is how to Register and login to Smarthinking for the first time, or to reset your password: 
  1. Click here for the "Forgot Password / First-Time login" form.
  2. Enter your Utica College email address and click "both" to have your username and password sent to you.
  3. If you have trouble with this, please contact Tutoring at or call 315.792.3209
That's it! Enter that username and password at when you need a tutor’s help.


Smarthinking is an online tutoring service now available to UC students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in a variety of subjects, some of which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With Smarthinking Online Tutoring, you can

  • Connect With a Tutor and interact live 
  • Submit your Writing for any class to the Online Writing Lab 
  • Submit a Question and receive a reply from a tutor
... and interact with your tutors in a variety of ways. 

View samples of essay feedback and whiteboard sessions > 

Let us know what you think

We want to know what you think about SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring! Please click the link below to take a quick, short survey. On this survey, you can also suggest additional classes that you would like to have added to SMARTHINKING.