Submitting your Assignment to Turnitin

To upload your assignment to Turnitin, please complete the following:

  1. Save your assignment with any cover sheets required by your department
  2. Give it a name that is easy for you to identify when you come to upload it and which follows any naming conventions required. You should seek guidance from your department about any naming conventions (For example, some departments ask you to include your student registration number in the title)
  3. Ensure that your submission is under 100mb in size and under 800 pages long
  4. Login to Blackboard through MUSE
  5. Click on the link of the Blackboard course module to which you want to submit your work
  6. Each Blackboard course should have a Turnitin content area accessible from the left-hand menu, these are named by your tutor and  there is no standard name but look for something like: "Final assignment" "Assessments". If in doubt, contact your module leader.
  7. Click on the View/Complete link, underneath the name of the piece of work you are submitting.

    turnitin submitting an assignment
  8. Click on the Submit icon
  9. Complete the form which appears next
  10. Your first name and last name should automatically appear in the correct fields
  11. Under submission title, please type the title of the work in the format and with the information specified by your department
  12. Depending on where your file is located, click on the correct box to select your file.

    student submission options
  13. Click Upload
  14. You will be asked to preview your paper to be sure this is the correct submission
  15. When you are happy that you have uploaded the correct file, click Confirm.

    final step in submission to Turnitin
  16. Confirm that you have submitted the right piece of work
  17. You will then see a page saying ‘Congratulations – your submission is complete!’ which you will also receive as an email, this is your digital receipt
  18. You should now receive an email digital receipt in your University Account Gmail inbox
  19. Please check that you have this, the digital receipt is your proof of submission.

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