Award Details

Solicitation Title: 
Online Proctoring & Anti-Plagiarism Software Solutions & Integration Services (E&I Award)
Solicitation Number: 
January 13, 2021 to August 31, 2025
Renewal Information: 

1, 5-year Renewal

Brief Summary of Award: 

Ouriginal is an educational technology company providing an industry-leading text similarity detection and plagiarism prevention solution to secondary and higher education institutions worldwide.


Contract Highlights:

  • Preferred contract pricing for members.
  • All-inclusive pricing model for system integration, training, ongoing support, data transfer, and enhancements.
  • Cloud-based architecture—Microsoft Azure.
  • Three decades of combined strengths, experience, and expertise in plagiarism detection for education from the merger of two leading providers: Urkund and PlagScan.
  • Author metrics create student profiles; the system automatically checks to ensure all metrics match the original profile, easily detecting ghostwriting, essay mills, etc.
  • Compliant with Section 508 Standards requiring a fully-accessible solution for all students, faculty, and administration.
  • Full compliance with strict GDPR data privacy requirements protecting the intellectual property of students and instructors.


Proctorio is a comprehensive learning integrity platform serving 950+ educational institutions worldwide, with more than 1.9 million active weekly users. Proctorio’s services include automated and live remote exam proctoring, originality verification, ID verification, content protection, live pop-in, professional review, bring-your-own proctor, and detailed reporting.


Contract Highlights:

  • Tiered contract pricing exclusively for members.
  • Fully automated and live remote proctoring services are available as needed.
  • A team of partner success managers (PSMs) assists members with training and onboarding.
  • A pilot program is available for 1-2 months, and PSMs work with members to schedule the go-live date.
  • Seamless integration with your LMS through LTI, API, deep integration, or the Verify Login feature.
  • Single sign-on: no additional logins or personally identifiable information needed.
  • Designed for unrivaled learner privacy, system security, scalability, and reliability, achieving FERPA, FIPPA, COPPA, CCPA, and GDPR compliance.
  • Plagiarism detection services available for Canvas LMS users.

Vendor Extended to Other Community Colleges
Ouriginal Yes
Proctorio Yes

IPHEC Contact
Graham LaMontagne