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Submitting Turnitin Assignments

  • Go to the Content Area where your instructor deployed the assignment 
  • Under the title of the assignment, click on View/Complete


  • From the Assignment Inbox page, click on submit


  • Title your submission 
  • Click on either Choose from Computer, Choose from Dropbox, or Choose from Google Drive depending on where you saved your file
  • Upload your file and the click on Upload


  • After clicking upload, you will see the 'Processing' screen, with some additional information about the submission and assignment


  • When processing is complete, a formatted preview of the first page of the submission will then display. Click on Confirm to confirm your submission.
  • If you submitted your file successfully, you will see a message that reads, "Congratulations - your submission is complete! This is your digital receipt. You can print a copy of this receipt from within the Document Viewer." You will also receive an email that contains your digital receipt.

Troubleshooting Submissions

If for some reason a paper takes more than 2 minutes generate a preview (which is rare), there is an alternate workflow in which the user can choose a couple options:

  • Cancel, and try again—you will be taken back to select a file
  • Keep trying, I'll be back—you can leave and will be sent an email with status information

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