The Catholic University of America

Adding a Course to Turnitin

How Do I Add a Course to

  1. Navigate to


  2. Click on the blue Log In button in the upper right corner.


  3. Enter your CUA email and password.


  4. On your home page, click on the green Add Class button on the right side of the screen.


  5. Select a Class Type from the drop-down menu. Most classes will classify as Standard.  However, if you wish to use a TA, you may want to create a Master class.

    Enter a Class Name.


  6. In the next box, enter an Enrollment Password.  This is the password which students will need to know in order to connect to the course.  Make sure that you remember this password and distribute it to your students at the proper time.


  7. Select one or more Subject Areas and Student Levels from the drop-down boxes by clicking on the arrows.


  8. The start date for the course will default to the day the course was created in Turnitin.

    Select an End Date for the course by clicking on the calendar icon.


  9. When you are satisfied, click Submit at the bottom of the screen.


  10. A pop-up window will appear, confirming that your course has been created.
    This window will also include the Turnitin Class ID and the Enrollment Password for the class.  It is important to make not of this information and share it with your students.  Students will not be able to access the class in Turnitin unless they have this information.

    When you are ready, click Continue in the lower right corner.


  11. Your class will now be visible on the Home screen.