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To submit an assignment to SafeAssign:
For additional information, see the SafeAssign Student Guide (PDF). May be viewed with Adobe Reader - Download Adobe Reader (Free).
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After you submit your file to the SafeAssign dropbox, you will see a blue bar stating that your submission was successful.
You can verify that your submission has been accepted by checking two places in Blackboard: (1) the assignment item in your course where you submitted the paper and (2) your "My Grades" page.To verify a submission on your "My Grades" page:
If your submission doesn't appear, this means your submission was not successful. Make sure you are using a supported browser for Blackboard and you are using an acceptable file format, as listed on the file upload screen. For additional help, see How do I submit an assignment to SafeAssign? and Why won't SafeAssign accept my document?
This problem occurs when a course that uses SafeAssign needs to be "synchronized" with the SafeAssign central database; this must be done by the instructor. For more information, see How do I synchronize my course...? on the Blackboard FAQ: Instructor Information page.
This is most likely caused by difficulty connecting to the server located at SafeAssign. Try submitting the assignment at a later time. If that does not work, clear your browser cache and then try submitting the assignment. If you continue to experience problems submitting to SafeAssign, please contact the CTC HelpDesk, and provide the following information:
If the problem persists, a system administrator can contact SafeAssign to report the problem.
When submitting a file to SafeAssign:
For additional details, view Blackboard Maximum Upload Limits and Acceptable File Extensions. If the above suggestions do not resolve the problem, it is possible that a Java installation issue may be causing the problem. For more information, see How to Install or Update Java.