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Need help with Turnitin?

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Need help with Turnitin?
by Learn @VCS - Friday, October 16, 2015, 10:48 AM

Read this post if you're having trouble submitting to Turnitin.

First, make sure you're following the technical recommendations for using Turnitin:

  • Use a laptop or desktop, if possible.
  • If using iPad, use Safari and position your iPad in portrait position, i.e. standing up tall on with the home button down.
  • If using iPad is too cumbersome, transfer the file from your iPad to your laptop/desktop and submit from there.
  • Use the Turnitin submission link on your teacher’s Learn@VCS page; Do not go to
  • Only submit papers in the following format: Microsoft Word PDF Google Doc.
  • If you created a document in Pages, you'll need to export the document as a Microsoft Word doc or a PDF.

If you're following the recommendations and still unable to submit a paper, click on the links below to solutions to some of the known issues with submitting to Turnitin: