Smartthinking Online Tutoring

Contact Us

La Plata Campus
LR Building, Room 120

For academic issues, contact:

Laurie Cangelosi

For testing, contact:

Lee Desmarias, Testing Center Manager
La Plata Testing Center: 301-934-7657

Leonardtown Campus
Building B, Room 111

For academic issues, contact:

Beverly Dearstine-Russell

For testing, contact:

Jacqueline Dyson, Testing Center Manager
Leonardtown Testing Center: 240-725-5340

Prince Frederick Campus
John E. Harms Academic Center (Building A), Room 125

For academic issues, contact:

Laura M. Robins

For testing, contact:

Linda Giles, Testing Center Manager
Prince Frederick Testing Center: 443-550-6040

SmartThinking Tutoring

In cooperation with Smarthinking, CSM offers online tutoring services in the areas of Math (Basic math to Calculus, including Statistics), Writing, ESL, Accounting, Economics, Chemistry, and many other subjects. Academic support in these areas is offered to all CSM student free of charge (up to 10 hours/semester). You must be a currently registered student to gain access. 

The college password is: csmdonlinetutor

Login Directions:

  1. Go to
  2. For the username, enter your first name (capitalize the beginning, ex: John) + your last name (capitalize the beginning, ex: Doe) + and your six-digit date of birth (mmddyy).
    Username Example: JohnDoe010588
  3. Use the college password (csmdonlinetutor). If you change your password, you may not be able to access these hours. You will have to login again with the college password.

Need more help? Access Smarthinking's Student Handbook, or you can contact Customer Support at or (888) 430-7429, ext. 1 (M-F, 8am - 6pm ET, response within 24-48 hours).

NEW! Audio & Video Features Available

Students can enjoy the convenience of using audio & video features to work with SmartThinking Tutors and Career Coaches with select subjects in pre-scheduled tutoring sessions. These sessions can be booked at least 24 hours in advance in 30 minute increments.

The following subjects are currently available and can be found by selecting “Work with a Tutor or Career Coach” and “Schedule a Future Session” and the appropriate discipline.

Learn More and View Available Subjects