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Distance Learning : Personal Assistance

This guide provides information for MTSU and TN eCampus distance learners and their instructors.

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Online Tutoring Through Smarthinking

Free Online Tutoring through Smarthinking

All students who take at least one online or distance class have FREE access to online tutoring through Smarthinking! Smarthinking provides 24/7 access to online tutoring for students in several educational areas.

  • Mathematics
  • Math en Español
  • Spanish
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Introductory Finance
  • Intro. to Human Anatomy and Physiology

To log in go to and type in your username password (below) in the upper right-hand corner.  Please note that this service is for students who take at least one online or distance class.

Username: full MTSU email address (example
Password: MTSU

MTSU has already paid for a contract with this service. If you have questions about this service please contact the Student Services department at (615) 898-5332.

University Writing Center - Online Sessions

The University Writing Center provides distance learners a 45 minute session where you'll communicate in real time with a Writing Center consultant through WCONLINE.


  • To access the schedule, please go to  
  • If you don't already have a WCONLINE account, select "click here to register." Fill out the following form using your MTSU email address and choose whatever password you'd like. 
  • All appointments are 45-minutes, but they must be made in one-hour blocks on the schedule. Make sure that you choose a slot that has a full hour available when scheduling your own appointment.
  • You may also make appointments via phone! Please call us at 615-904-8237

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Sharon Parente
Walker Library 266F
(615) 898-2549