After some initial troubleshooting, the new Turnitin login interface should be available and will simplify initial registration for instructors and students. Please read the information to learn more.

Turnitin Access Simplified for Instructors

Beginning July 15, 2014 after 2PM, individuals with faculty status or those teaching a course in the Summer 2014 semester will be able to automatically enroll in Turnitin by clicking the Log In button at the Penn State Turnitin home page and entering their Penn State Access Account userid and password. Instructors should no longer need to request access from the ITS Help Desk. Any instructor not able to access Turnitin automatically should contact for assistance.

Other individuals requiring instructor level access for Penn State academic business (excluding scanning of one’s own documents) can request access by contacting

Note: If you received a QuickStart guide, the information may no longer be valid after 2PM on July 15, 2014.

Student Access

Currently and after July 15, 2014, individuals requiring student level access can also log in to with their Penn State Access Account userid and password, but will need a course id and password from their instructor to gain access to that course. Students must use their official Penn State e-mail address and password within Turnitin or recording of grades may be affected. See for details.

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