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Smarthinking Tutoring and Writing Assistance for Regis Online Students

Accessing Smarthinking

To access Smarthinking, sign into Moodle and go to one of your course pages. In the "Weekly Outline," select the "Resources" tab. You'll see the link for Smarthinking listed on the left side of the page.

How to get writing help

Do you find writing difficult?  Has it been awhile since you wrote an academic paper?  Are you looking for feedback and suggestions on how to make your writing better?  You can submit your writing paragraph, essay or extended paper to Smarthinking any time of the day or night and within a short period you will have expert suggestions to improve your writing.  Simply login to Smarthinking and submit your work for review.  Follow the steps below to determine your best options.

Which option to choose?


  • Work with a tutor or career coach
    • Select this option to work with a tutor one-on-one (either now or to book a future appointment).
  • Submit my writing or career documents
    • Send your paper to a specialist for review and feedback.  Papers are returned to you within 72 hours, but typically within 24-36 hours.

ESL Option

Smarthinking offers specific help for writers for whom English is not a native language.  Within Smarthinking, choose one of the options below to find an option for an ESL specialist.  You will see ESL specialist as an option to select when completing the form.

  • Essay Center
  • Essay Center (Extended Review)
  • Grammar & Documentation Review
  • Paragraph Review

Important Details

  • Submitted papers must be MS Word documents (.doc or .docx), plain text files (.txt), or in Rich Text format (.rtf).
  • Remember to provide your assignment criteria and rubric when submitting your paper for review.

Submit My Writing or Career Documents

TIPS for selecting an option:

Nursing Essays If you want help with the subject matter or content development of your paper.
Essay Center (Extended Review) Select this if your paper is more than 10 pages.
Paragraph Review Useful for reviewing discussion board post drafts.
Grammar & Documentation Review Use when you only need help with grammar and APA, and not with subject matter or content.