Submitters

Help articles focused on helping submitters use Submittable.

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Common Questions

Can I return to my saved drafts if a call expires before I submit?

Keeping copies of your saved draft entries is recommended.
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I received a request to collaborate on Submittable. What's next? (FAQs)

If you received an email inviting you to collaborate on a submission and have questions, learn more here.
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What notifications should I expect to receive from Submittable as a submitter?

As a submitter, you can choose whether or not to receive emailed notifications about the submissions you've made.
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How can I change the email address associated with my Submittable account?

Easily change your account email address in your profile settings.
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I received a reference request. What's next? (FAQs)

If you received a request that you complete a reference form on Submittable and have questions, learn more here.
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I cannot find my submissions in my account. Where did they go?

If you are unable to find your submissions, you may have more than one Submittable account.
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What is Submittable's Universal Submission Tracker?

Record and update submissions made using other submission platforms.
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How do I sign in to my Submittable account?

Sign into Submittable to access your account.
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How can I withdraw one of my pieces from a multi-piece submission?

When an organization asks for multiple pieces in a single submission, you can notify them when one of the files has been accepted elsewhere.
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I Forgot my Password

Easy instructions to reset your Submittable account password.
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How can I delete my Submittable account?

Submittable will delete your personal account upon request.
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Why should I use Submittable to submit my work?

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Can I have a refund for my submission fee?

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How can I sign in to Submittable using my Google account?

Sign in to Submittable using your Google account with our Google Single-Sign-On option.
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Why do I need a Submittable account to make a submission?

Creating a Submittable account is required to submit to an organization that uses Submittable's software.
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Who can see my submissions list?

Only you can see your submissions list.
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How do I return to a saved draft?

Return to a saved draft that you've saved but not yet submitted.
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Why do I need to create a Submittable account in order to vote in a public contest?

Some organizations running contests may require you to have a valid Submittable account in order to vote on their galleries.
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How can I check on the status of my supporting document request?

Check to see if your chosen recommenders have sent in supporting documents on your behalf. Re-send the request if necessary.
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How can I merge my Submittable accounts if I have more than one?

We can help you merge your Submittable accounts.
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Why is there a charge from Submittable on my credit card?

You have submitted to an organization that uses Submittable to collect content and fees.
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How can I communicate with an organization to which I've made a submission?

Use the messaging feature to contact a publication or organization to which you submitted.
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How can I stop signing into my Submittable account through Facebook?

If you typically use Facebook to sign into your Submittable account, it's easy to disconnect and sign in directly.
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Making New Submissions

How do I use my mobile device to upload files to an application I'm submitting?

Instructions on using your mobile device to upload files to a form you're filling out.
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Getting Started as a Submitter

If you'd like to submit or apply for an opportunity on Submittable, this video tutorial will give you a quick overview of what to expect.
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How do I submit?

Simple instructions on how to submit to organizations that use Submittable.
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I want to make a submission. What should I know? (FAQ)

Questions about making your first submission? Check here for answers.
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I just submitted. What’s next? (FAQ)

Questions about what happens after you submit? Check here for answers.
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Trouble submitting a Word for Mac document

Re-save your word processing file with an up-loadable extension.
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Product Demo for Submitters

This video walks you through using Submittable, from creating an account through applying, tracking, and finding new opportunities.
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How can I update, add, or remove a credit card in my user account?

Credit card information is automatically and securely stored in your profile settings when you make a payment using Submittable.
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How can I invite people to collaborate with me on a submission?

Submittable's submitter collaboration tool enables groups of applicants to work together on collective applications.
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Managing Existing Submissions

Why do I see two download options for a submission?

What it means if you see options to download either Original or Updated versions of your submission.
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How do I use the Note tab on my submissions? How are Notes different than Messages?

Submitters can attach a personal note to any submission using the Note tab.
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How do I check the status of my application?

You can see a submission's status in your Submittable account.
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How do I resend or change a reference request?

You can resend a reference request, or change your request recipient by editing your submission.
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Trouble uploading a file to your submission that has been opened for editing?

How to switch out or add files when your submission has been opened for editing.
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What does my submission status mean?

Submission statuses change as organizations move through the review process.
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How can I view a submission that I've made?

View all your submissions in your personal submissions list.
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How can I request to edit my submission?

There are a couple of ways you might be able to edit your submission.
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How do I withdraw my submission(s)?

Submitters can withdraw an active submission at any time.
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How can I view a report of my paid submission fees?

View and download a list of all your paid submission fees.
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How do I remove submissions from my personal submissions list?

Remove old submissions from your personal submissions list.
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I've submitted a form with a reference request. How can I see if it has been received?

The reference form feature enables submitters to monitor reference re-requests, with the ability to resend or cancel.
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Can publishers see my submission list?

Only organizations you submit or apply to can see your submissions.
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How do I remove or delete a submission I've made?

Submissions can be deleted or removed from your personal submission list after they are in a terminal status.
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How can I download a copy of my submission?

Download a summary of any of your submissions from your submission's details page, or download individual files within your submission.
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