Direct Submission to Turnitin

The quick submit feature allows instructors to submit papers and receive Similarity Reports without creating a class or an assignment. This is ideal for instructors who would like to use Turnitin to spot check submissions and have these papers in electronic format. If you have used Turnitin before through Canvas, you will follow the instructions below to set up your password directly with Turnitin using your LETU email address.

Logging In to Turnitin’s Website

  1. Go to
  2. Click on Log In
  3. If you have not accessed this website directly before, click on Reset Password and follow directions below.*
    1. Fill in your LETU email address and your last name. Click Next.
    2. You will be sent an email to reset your password.
    3. Sign in to Turnitin
    4. Set up a secret question as requested
  4. If you have accessed this website before, log in with your email address and password.

*If you have never utilized Turnitin in any capacity using your LETU email address, Turnitin will not have an account created for you, and clicking "Reset Password" will give you an error message. To remedy this, either create a dummy Turnitin assignment (via these instructions) or contact CDT at 

 Direct Submit

  1. If you do not see an option for direct submission (now titled "Quick Submit" by Turnitin), you will need to first enable it for your account. Follow the steps under Activating quick submit found here:
  2. Once you set up Direct Submit or if you already have it set up, follow the directions on Submitting via quick submit found here:


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