Turnitin provides tools for grading and peer review and helps deter and prevent plagiarism by checking student-submitted work against an extensive online database.


Turnitin checks student work against a variety of sources including peer reviewed articles, Internet content, and previously submitted papers. Turnitin also provides instructors with an assortment of grading tools including rubrics, voice comments, and the ability to grade papers via mobile application.

Grades entered in Turnitin are automatically entered in the Blackboard grade center. You can also use Turnitin to allow students to conduct peer reviews of papers submitted by classmates.

Teaching with Turnitin

Using Turnitin with LTI Select the Blackboard tab.

Turnitin Educator Network

Turnitin Blog




Turnitin Guides and Resources

Visit the CIT Knowledge Base for step-by-step guides, videos, and answers to frequently asked questions.


Turnitin Support

Technical and access issues

The Center for Instructional Technology manages UA’s instance of Turnitin and provides technical support for its use. Contact CIT for Turnitin help.

College of Continuing Studies instructors and students should contact CCS Online Technical Support .

Teaching and learning

CIT can help you find creative and effective ways to integrate Turnitin and other instructional technologies into your classroom or online course. Contact CIT to schedule a one-on-one consultation or an instruction session for your group.


Turnitin Workshops and Webinars

CIT offers workshops, webinars, and individual and group training on Turnitin and other UA instructional technologies.

CIT Workshops

Workshops and webinars from CIT and our vendor partners.

Turnitin Webinars

Ongoing free webinars from Turnitin.