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The Rise of Plagiarism: Contract Cheating

Is it their own work? The practice of engaging a third party to complete student assignments is a growing trend in academic misconduct.

The Problem is Bigger Than You Think

When students engage in contract cheating, they earn credit for work they didn't do and material they didn't learn—putting the reputation of students and institutions at risk.


Everything you need to know about contract cheating

Across the education landscape, students, educators, and researchers are working hard to combat academic dishonesty. Here is everything you need to know to inspire action against contract cheating.

Amplify your academic integrity standard

Turnitin Originality supplements similarity checking and helps address emerging trends in misconduct, providing institutions with an amplified standard in academic integrity.

  • Safeguard academic integrity against emerging challenges such as AI writing
  • Ensure the originality of submissions with Authorship
  • Further improve similarity checking with access to ProQuest
  • Equip students with formative learning opportunities with Draft Coach

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