PointSolutions (TurningPoint)

PointSolutions will no longer be available after February 2024. Vevox will be the new campus-wide polling tool for the new academic year.

PointSolutions (TurningPoint) is a system that allows students to participate actively in a class by giving responses to polls. This system fully integrates with Microsoft PowerPoint and enables students to use this website to participate in presentations and lectures by submitting responses on any device with an internet connection.

To use PointSolutions you will need to log in using your account details and create a session. Students can then use their smartphones to join the session using the session ID you provide them.

This page covers the steps for setting up and using PointSolutions 9, including a tutorial on how to create a simple interactive PowerPoint presentation and a troubleshooting section with the most frequently encountered issues.

The following guideline is based on PointSolutions 9 installed on a Windows operating system

TurningPoint 8 PowerPoint presentations are compatible with PointSolutions 9. However, the other way is not guaranteed

Set Up

For efficient use of PointSolutions, certain settings are preferred. This section describes PointSolutions requests, installation, user login and software preferences. Furthermore, an explanation is presented on how students can access the polling session of a PointSolutions presentation.

Recommended settings

There are two recommended settings:

Set Up Polling

There are 2 ways for students to join your interactive polling presentation, via mobile or web application.

PowerPoint Tutorial

The next titles will guide you through the different steps when opening and creating interactive PowerPoint presentations.