Existing Account

If you already have a SMARTHINKING account,
enter your username & password in the boxes below.
Username: (NC State Student email address)


Forgot Password?

Once you log in, view the SMARTHINKING Student Handbook for all you need to know about navigating the website and using the service.
First Time Users
If this is your first time using SMARTHINKING,
register yourself by clicking the “sign up now” button below. 

Note: You must be a registered North Central State College student
to sign up for this service. Registrations are monitored.

Your Username name must be your NC State student email address.  Thank you.

What is my NC State student email address?

Your student e-mail address will be the first five letters of your last name, followed by the first initial of your first name, followed by your birth month and date (using two spaces for each).  For example: The email address for student Jessica Monroe with the birth date of September 8th would be: monroj0908@ncstudent.net . Contact the NC State College IT Help Desk for trouble with your NC State Student Email address.  419-755-4734 or helpdesk@ncstatecollege.edu.