Frequently Asked Question

Last Updated 8 years ago

If you are a current Westfield State student, you have access to FREE online tutoring through Smarthinking. To learn more about the Smarthinking service, please visit our Smarthinking website.

Smarthinking now be accessed from within Plato, on the 'My PLATO' page and within courses using Plato. To access your Smarthinking account:
  1. Log into Plato.
  2. From the 'My PLATO' page, look for the 'Smarthinking at Westfield State University' box.
  3. Click on the 'Launch Smarthinking' button.
Smarthinking can also be accessed from within your courses in Plato. To access Smarthinking within one of your Plato courses:
  1. Log into Plato.
  2. Access any one of your courses using Plato.
  3. From the left menu, click into the 'Help Desk, eTutoring & Ely Library' link.
  4. On the page that comes up, click the 'Smarthinking (FREE Online Tutoring)' link.
If you need any help with using Smarthinking, please contact Joe Axenroth ( or 413.572.5664).

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