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Originality Check Procedure for Graduate Students
- Students can either run self-checks of their theses/dissertations through TurnItIn.com OR their theses/dissertation Committee Chairs can create TurnItIn assignments through Blackboard.
Click here for instructions on performing self-checks of manuscripts and receiving TurnItIn accounts through the Graduate College.
- At the time of their defense, students obtain signatures from their Committee Chair for the
Thesis/Dissertation Transmittal Memo
to confirm that their work has been checked for plagiarism.
- Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Transmittal Memo to Graduate College along with signed signature page(s) and completed draft of thesis/dissertation according to the Graduate College Submission Deadlines.
Students who have any additional questions regarding TurnItIn accounts, submission, or evaluation of Originality Reports are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.