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Qualtrics (Survey Tool)

Qualtrics (Survey Tool)

Surveys and forms for the Cornell community
Without exception, all human participant research conducted by Cornell University investigators, students, and staff, and any others conducting research at Cornell or utilizing Cornell resources, must receive prior approval of Cornell University's Institutional Review Board (IRB).

To determine whether or not your research requires review and approval by the IRB, review Is your activity covered under the Human Research Protection Program?, a PDF published by Cornell's Office of Research Integrity and Assurance. Visit the IRB website for more information.

Cornell provides a survey tool, Qualtrics, for use at no cost by Cornell faculty, staff, students, and retirees. Users can create and distribute their own surveys and gather information in support of the university's educational mission and organizational goals. Qualtrics has been reviewed by CIT's security team and approved for conducting surveys at Cornell.

Learning How to Use the Survey Tool

Information about creating and distributing a survey may be found at Qualtrics's support site.

Visit the Qualtrics Academic Support Portal
Select Qualtrics Support, then Survey Platform. In the left-hand menu, starting partway down, you'll see entries for different parts of Qualtrics (Projects Page, Survey Tab, Action Tab, etc.) The first listing under each is an overview of that subject, followed by more specific topics.

View Videos at Qualtrics Experience Basecamp.
Choose from Qualtrics Research Core or Research Methodology. When prompted to sign in, click Sign in with SSO. For Organization ID, type cornell. You will then be able to sign in using CUWebLogin. You'll be asked to authorize the application.


In addition to the information on this website, you can contact Qualtrics for support. 

Visit the Qualtrics Academic Support Portal
Select Qualtrics Community to find existing information or click Contact Support to request personalized help. To sign into Qualtrics Community, click Sign in with SSO. For Organization ID, type cornell. You will then be able to sign in using CUWebLogin.

Related Services
Cornell Survey Research Institute offers survey project services including questionnaire development and testing, assistance completing IRB forms, sampling, programming, administration, data delivery, analysis, report writing, best practices in survey research, and other services.
CISER Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research.
How to Survey from the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
Survey Calendar to see when surveys of undergraduate students take place at Cornell, to help you in planning your own survey.

Service Details


No Fee

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See the Regulated Data Chart for Cornell policy considerations for this service.

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