Qualtrics Online Surveys

Qualtrics is our user-friendly, free web-based survey software available to University of Kansas faculty, staff and students. It is a sophisticated yet flexible survey service with the functionality to create professional-quality surveys and reports.

Features

  • Create surveys from scratch or use pre-made surveys.
  • Edit surveys by selecting from a vast library of question types and response options.
  • Incorporate skip patterns and other types of logic.
  • Collaborate with multiple people in survey creation/distribution.
  • Provide anonymous links or send emails with unique links for each respondent for tracking and sending reminder emails.
  • Produce and edit reports in a variety of formats.

Get Started

Getting started is simple. Learn the basics of Qualtrics by reviewing the video tutorials and online training program.

Merging existing accounts to the enterprise license

If you belong to the School of Business or School of Education, continue to access your account at the individual license addresses listed below. These licenses will be migrated to the enterprise instance at a later date.

If your account is in one of the licenses listed below, simply login at http://survey.ku.edu with your KU Online ID and password. Select “I already have a Qualtrics account” and enter your existing account credentials to merge your old account with your new enterprise account.

  • Social Welfare
  • Liberal Arts
  • Journalism
  • Engineering
  • KUODL

​Creating a new account

If you belong to the School of Business or School of Education, visit the website listed below and select “Please click here to create an account.” These licenses will be migrated to the enterprise instance at a later date:

If your account is in one of the licenses listed below, simply login at http://survey.ku.edu with your KU Online ID and password. Select “I don’t have a Qualtrics account” and a new enterprise account will be created for you.

  • Social Welfare
  • Liberal Arts
  • Journalism
  • Engineering
  • KUODL

 

Guidelines for Use

Use of Qualtrics Online Surveys is limited to University of Kansas staff, faculty, graduate, and undergrad students for academic and research use only.

Users of Qualtrics Online Surveys must follow these guidelines:

  • Ensure their surveys are in compliance with applicable accessibility requirements and legislation. 
    • Survey creators should note that some Qualtrics question types do not meet common accessibility requirements. Qualtrics includes a tool that survey creators can use to check their survey for possible accessibility issues.
  • Ensure compliance with Qualtrics terms of service.
  • For surveys intended to go to the entire campus or a large subset of students, faculty, or staff, follow the OIRP Survey Review and Approval Process.
  • Ensure copyright and other legal compliance; ensure consistency with University policy and guidelines; best practice. All KU surveys must follow guidelines provided in the KU IT Data Classification and Handling Policy:

 

 

 

Training and Documentation

Users seeking training and documentation are encouraged to attend the Qualtrics Live Training Webinars and refer to the Qualtrics support pages.​ Their support form is also available from the Help tab for logged-in users.

For KU account-related matters, please email qualtricssupport@ku.edu.


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