The Catholic University of America

What is TurningPoint?

TurningPoint offers instant management of polling participants, content, sessions and reports. Available in install and no-install versions for both Mac and PC.

Why use Turning Point?

Please click the icons below for online tutorials and videos:


Click on image for the faculty tutorials


Click on image for the student tutorials

PLEASE NOTE: the ResponseWare app has changed.
Students and faculty must migrate their old account and download the new ResponseWare 2.0 app.  You will be prompted to update your password.

The ResponseWare app is free, but students intending to participate in in-class polling MUST purchase a license through TurningPoint.

Technology Services is in the process of updating all tutorials in order to reflect this change.

Technical Requirements:

TurningPoint does not work with every browser.  The following browsers are supported and will work successfully with TurningPoint:

-Internet Explorer 10+
-Firefox 28+
-Chrome 33+
-Safari 6+
-Firefox 28+
-Chrome 33+            

TurningPoint also requires that Javascript be enabled.
Internet Explorer in Compatibility View in not supported.


There is a is conflict between TurningPoint and Panopto when PowerPoint is involved. To avoid this, please update TurningPoint by following these steps:

  1. Launch the TurningPoint Dashboard
  2. Click on the icon on the bottom center
  3. Then click on "Check For Updates..."