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Submit Individual Papers to Turnitin

December 1, 2016 - December 1, 2016



1. Log into   (upper right) with your and your Turnitin password. (See instructions for Set/Reset Turnitin Password)

2. Create a “dummy class” by clicking on +Add Class

Add Class


3. Enter the Class settings

          Class type set to Standard

          Enter a Class name

          Create an Enrollment password

          Select Subject area and Student level

          Select a Class end date. Note: A future date to use for multiple semesters

Create new class


4. When class is created, click Continue

‌‌Class created


5. Click‌ the class you created on the list

Course List


6. Create a "dummy assignment" to upload the papers by clicking on +Add Assignment

          enter an Assignment title, then Submit

Assignment Title


7. Choose your dummy Assignment title's More actions and select Submit



8. Enter information about the student and paper.  Choose where the document is coming from, then Upload

Student File


9. When upload is complete, click Confirm


10. Select Go to assignment inbox to review the Turnitin report


11. Once the assignment is checked, click on the Similarity icon to view the report.  Click Submit File for next paper