Accessing a Turnitin Similarity Report

Assignments, Quizzes and Exams Turnitin

Note: You are only able to access the similarity report if your instructor has enabled this option for students.

  1. Log in to your Canvas course site.
  2. Click on the title of the assignment (See Figure 1). Depending on how your instructor has built the course, you may need to click on the Assignments link in the left-hand course navigation menu or locate the appropriate assignment within the modules of the course.
    Header: Assignments. Example shows "TurnItIn Example" assignment.

    Figure 1: Example Turnitin assignment
  3. Click Submission details located to the right-hand side of your assignment (See Figure 2).Submission status details. Submitted September 5 at 10:05am. Showshyperlink options "Submission Details" and option to download the submitted file. Students need to select "Submission Details."

    Figure 2: Assignment submission details
  4. Click the similarity percentage to view your Similarity Report in Turnitin Feedback Studio (See Figure 3).Select the similarity percentage. In the image example, the similarity percentage is 76%.

    Figure 3: Similarity percentage on an assignment

If you're experiencing difficulties opening Turnitin, check your pop-up blocker settings and create an exception. It can take up to 24 hours for a similarity report to generate once you have submitted your assignment.