UPDATE: Turnitin has indicated that the issue was resolved on Friday, May 3 at 11:09am. (Turnitin reported the degradation on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 10:08am until 11:09am)
As of Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:08AM EST, Turnitin, a 3rd-party plugin used in courses for originality testing, is experiencing service degradation. During this time, instructors and students may experience slowness or be unable to use the Turnitin service.
You can follow the progress of this disruption at Turnitin's Status page.
We apologize for any inconvenience and will update this message when service is restored.