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Qualtrics

Qualtrics is the preferred survey tool at the University of Minnesota.

Overview

Qualtrics is an easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys. Qualtrics has a range of features to meet both simple and complex survey creation and distribution needs Qualtrics can be used for many purposes:

  • Research, including experimental data collection, and random assignment
  • Teaching, including peer evaluations, quizzes with immediate feedback, lessons with branching, and midterm feedback
  • Administration, including event planning, program evaluations, and collection of uploaded files
  • Forms such as applications, contact forms, and agreements

Highlights

  • Guide beginners through creating a survey with the Intuitive Survey Builder
  • Control where participants go and what they see in a survey using survey flow with branch, display, and skip logic functions
  • Select from a variety of question types or access a survey library with hundreds of templates which you can customize to meet your needs
  • Send and track participation invitations and reminders
  • Collect anonymized responses if desired
  • Trigger emails and thank you messages
  • Report on results, including basic graphs and tables that can be filtered, stylized, and shared
  • Export data to a variety of formats, including Excel, SPSS, PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Upload files
  • Collect data on a mobile device without access to the internet with offline surveys option

Getting Started

Intended Audience

Students
Instructors
Researchers
Staff & Departments

Cost

University-funded: no charge.