Turnitin.com is a system that evalutes student papers for originality. In other words, it is a tool for students and teachers to check for plagiarism (both accidental and intentional). If an instructor has created the assignment in such a way to make the "originality reports" available to the students, here is how a student can access that report:

To access your Turnitin originality report on Canvas, go to your grade book.


  • Once the Turnitin report is completed, a green icon will appear to the right of the assignment, click the icon



  • You will be redirected to Turnitin's website, click agree


  • The originality report will appear on the right side of the page
  • You can view in your paper where the plagiarism claim is in place