What Is It?

iThenticate is cloud-based anti-plagiarism software available to faculty and graduate students to check papers, theses, grant proposals, books, etc. Undergraduate students should use SafeAssign (part of Blackboard Learn) to check undergraduate papers.

iThenticate is an external service directly supported by the iThenticate support group and website.


  • To check for plagiarism, iThenticate works with partners such as ProQuest and Elsevier to compare more than 130 million documents, journals, books, conference proceedings, etc. and more than 50 billion web pages for content
  • You can visit for more details


Each college has its own domain and at least one administrator in iThenticate. College administrators manually create accounts for faculty members in the college. Graduate students can be provided access to iThenticate from their prospective thesis coordinator or appropriate department administrator. A list of college-level administrators can be found at Who is my college iThenticate administrator?

Unfortunately, at this time iThenticate does not have a way to integrate into the campus-provided NetID and password system. While your account will have as your username, you will be asked to set up a password upon first login.

Once a college administrator creates an account for you, you will receive an email to activate the account. The URL is

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Access iThenticate button located on this page.

How can I access iThenticate?

How Do I Use It?

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

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