Free tutoring in mathematics and writing skills is available to all Faulkner students in the Instructional Support Lab. Students needing writing assistance may schedule an appointment with a tutor in the Instructional Support Lab’s Writing Center. Students needing tutoring in mathematics may use the lab’s computer-based instructional resources or may make an appointment for a one-on-one tutoring session with a qualified math instructor or peer tutor. All math and writing skills tutoring appointments must be scheduled with the Instructional Support Lab staff. For assignment of a one-on-one peer tutor in subjects other than mathematics or writing skills, contact Faulkner’s Student Support Services.


Smarthinking provides free on-line tutoring in core subjects such as:

  • mathematics through calculus II and beyond
  • economics
  • elementary statistics to advanced statistics
  • accounting
  • general and organic chemistry
  • physics
  • biology
  • introductory finance
  • writing for all subjects

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Smarthinking tutors are available during extended hours in the evenings and weekends when the Instructional Support Lab is closed. Faulkner students with an existing Blackboard account may access Smarthinking via the “Tools” link. Students who do not already have a Blackboard account should e-mailĀ Daniel Mease at dmease@faulkner.edu to request access to Smarthinking. Students who need additional time credited to their Smarthinking accounts should emailĀ bbsupport@faulkner.edu to request additional time.

Smarthinking Resources:

How to Access Smarthinking

Smarthinking Student Handbook

Smarthinking Faculty Handbook

Smarthinking Video Overview

Subjects Offered

Hours of Service

Time Deduction Chart