Classroom Response Systems

School of Medicine students use Turning Point, a “clicker-less” audience response system. Faculty often employ this technology during lectures and group discussions to encourage audience participation and to receive feedback.

For Orientation

You will establish your account and answer a polling question between Wed, Aug 5th 12pm – Thur, Aug 6th 11am.

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign In. (Upper right hand corner)
  3. Enter your Email (use your email account)click Sign In.
  4. You will be prompted for you UVA username and password, after you enter you will be prompted for Duo.
  5. Enter the Session ID SOMLS in the Enter Session ID field.
  6. Click Join Session.
  7. You will be promoted to answer a question about your computing setup – do that!

For future use

When faculty open a poll they will post or announce the Session ID so that you can respond to the poll using:


  • The ResponseWare application, available for download on their phone or tablet from the iOS or Android app store.

Email if you have a technical issue with Turning Point.