There are several ways to download the original file submitted by students to Turnitin. This guide will go through the process of downloading original student submissions individually and as a bulk download.

Access Turnitin

  1. From the Control Panel > Course Tools > Turnitin Assignments

click turnitin assignments

  1. Click on the required submission link.

Download individual submissions

  1. Click on the Document icon in the file column to download the submitted paper.

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  1. Click on either the Originally submitted format link or the PDF format link.

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  1. Browse to the required location of where you would like to save a copy of the student assignment. 
  2. Enter a File name in the text-field.

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  1. Click on the Save button.

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Bulk download submissions

  1. Check the top checkbox in the first column to select all submissions.

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  1. Click on the Download button. 
  2. Select either Original File or Original File as PDF from the dropdown.

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  1. A pop-up message from will appear.
  2. Click on the OK button.

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  1. A message will appear at the top of the page.
  2. Click on the Messages link in the menu.

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  1. Click on the Message title.

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  1. Click on the download link to begin the zip file download. 

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  1. Enter a File name ​in the text-field.

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  1. Click on the Save button.

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  1. Click on the file in the file explorer to select it.
  2. Right-click on the file and select Extract All... from the dropdown.

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  1. Click on the Extract button.

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  1. The files will be extracted into a folder in the same location as the zip file.