Students Unable to Submit a Turnitin Assignment

Occasionally, students receive an error message when attempting to submit an assignment using Turnitin. When this happens, it generally means the Turnitin needs to be enabled, or activated. Once you’ve created an assignment with Turnitin enabled, another page with the Assignment Inbox and Settings appears. You can also follow these steps to enable, or activate, Turnitin on established assignments by clicking the assignment first.


Click Settings, and then Optional settings (if desired). Verify your assignment settings, and then click Submit.

This enables, or activates, Turnitin and allows students to successfully submit assignments.

View this recorded workshop or recorded webinar for a refresher on using Turnitin with assignments.

Contact us with any questions about Turnitin.