Create a TurnItIn.com Account

  • To create a student account, follow the steps below.  Use the class ID and password provided.

    1. Open turnitin.com in a web browser. 
    2. On the top right hand corner, click "create account".
    3. Toward the bottom of the page, click the link that says "student"
    4. Find the class ID and enrollment password for your class above.
    5. Enter your first name.
    6. Enter your last name.
    7. Enter your email address. Your school email address is your username followed by @aguafria.org. (If you use your school email address, it's easy for me to help you recover it if you lose it).
    8. Enter a password (Here again, if you use your school password, it's easy for me to help you recover it if  you lose it.)
    9. Re-enter your password
    10. Choose a secret question from the list and answer it.
    11. Click on "I agree -- create profile"

Instructions for Submitting a Document on TurnItIn.com

    • Save your document
      • In Microsoft Word:
        • Cick the Office button on the top left corner:
        • Click “Save As”
        • Select a location
        • Name your file Lastname, Firstname Upload Practice (ex: Essay 1). You must follow this format on all assignments to get full points.
      • In Google Docs
        • Click "File", "Download As", "Microsoft Word 1997-2003"
        • Select a location to save the file.
        • Name your file Lastname, Firstname Assignment Title (ex: Essay 1). You must follow this format on all assignments to get full points.
    • Upload your document to turnintin.com
      • Log in to turnitin.com
      • Click on the class name
      • Click the “Submit” button for the assignment
      • Change the dropdown box to “Single File Upload” (This is very important)
      • Type your name in the boxes, name your file according to the format: Lastname, Firstname Assignment Title (ex: Essay 1). You must follow this format on all assignments to get full points.
      • Click “Browse” to find your file on the computer
      • Click “Upload”
      • Click “Submit”
      • Click “Go To Portfolio”