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TurnItIn for Insturctors: User Guides, Manuals & Tutorials: Create a Standard Class

This guide will help you getting started with Turnitin.


The creation of a class on Turnitin is the first step. New classes should be created each semester for new modules. A class is equal to course & the instructor should expire it each one at the end of semester.

Important to Read

To prevent students from creating duplicated accounts, the instructor can do the followings:

When creating a class on Turnitin, please inform your students with the class ID & enrollment password of your class on the e-learning or via the BUE mail so they can enroll successfully using their BUE mails within a period of time, then change the password secretly so that they won’t enroll again using other accounts.

Create a Standard Class

To create a Standard Class

  • Click the "+ Add Class" button on the instructor homepage.




  1. Choose "Standard Class" from the class type, If you are going to be the only instructor responsible for this class without any TAs or co-instrctors.
  2. Enter the name for the class (the name of the module).
  3. Enter the class enrollment Key (an easy password).
  4. Select the subject area that best fits the class.
  5. Select the student level that best fits the class.
  6. Select the end date for the class (it should be the end date of the semester.)once the end date has passed, the class will be expired & not accessible for submissions.
  7. Click "submit" to add the class.


8.Class information will be displayed in a pop-up window containing the ID and enrollment Key for confirmation (should be sent to students by BUE mail or on the e-learning).

9. Press Continue.

Class Information

Now you can view your class on your homepage

Move to the next page to create your assignment.

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