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Turnitin for Students

​Turnitin allows educators to check students’ work for improper citation or potential plagiarism by comparing it against continuously updated databases using advanced search technology. Originality reports are generated to provide instructors with the opportunity to safeguard their students’ academic integrity.

Submit a Paper to Turnitin

  1. After completing your assignment, login to Blackboard Learn and enter the course for which the assignment is due.

  2. Locate the Turnitin assignment, and then click on the bold title link.

  3. Red box and arrow highlighting the bold assignment title link.  

    *Your professor may have given the assignment different title.

  4. ​​​​​​You will be taken to the Turnitin Upload Submission page, click on "Upload Submission". ​​
    Red box and arrow highlighting the option to upload submission.  
  5. You will choose a method for submitting your paper:
    • single file upload (upload submission)
    • text input
    • cloud submission

    Red box and arrow highlighting the Choose File button.

    ​​NOTE:  Click on "Choose File" (files cannot exceed 20 MB). Turnitin accepts MS Word, WordPerfect, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF and plain text files.

  6. ​​​​​​​​​​​Browse your local files on your computer, click Open once you've selected the correct document. You may also copy and paste text if you wish.​

  7. Red box and arrow highlighting the open button in the file explorer window.

  8. ​Once file is located and selected, click the Upload and Review button.

  9. Red box and arrow highlighting the Upload and Review button.

  10. You will see a preview of the file you are about to submit. If this is correct, click Submit to Turnitin.

  11. Red box and arrow highlighting the Submit to Turnitin button.
  12. Once the paper has been submitted, you will receive a submission complete confirmation.​

  13. Highlighting the Submission Complete screen.

  14. You'll be redirected to the following page where you can view your submission file. You will see a link for you to Download Digital Receipt.

    Red box and arrow highlighting the Download Digital Receipt link.

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Last updated 11/10/2021 10:36 AM