Answered By: Jackie Stevens
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017     Views: 400

SafeAssign is text matching software built into Blackboard.  It matches your essay with text from the Internet, databases, University of Notre Dame assignments and assignments from around the world.

Some units use SafeAssign but many units will not have it enabled.  It is not suitable for some assessments and it is used at the discretion of the lecturer.

A SafeAssignment can be identified by the icon below: 

 -  SafeAssign link icon

For more information on SafeAssign, click on the link below to access the Safe Assign Student Booklet. Alternately, contact the Unit Coordinator for the unit in which you are using SafeAssign.