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Emailing Qualtrics Surveys to Large Numbers of People

If you plan to send a survey to more than 2,500 people, there are steps you need to take first.

This article applies to: Qualtrics (Survey Tool)


For all surveys that will be sent to more than 2,500 people, before you initiate the mailing, there are two steps you need to complete.

First, contact the IT Service Desk and let them know of your plans. They will need to know the email address from which the surveys will be sent (you'll set this address in the second step, below), the approximate timeframe that the mailing will occur, and the number of addresses to which it will be sent.

Second, set up the survey to come from a Cornell email address (either NetID-based or an EGA) rather than the default address (qualtrics@cornell.edu). When you are setting up the mailing as described in the Qualtrics Email Overview help page, specify this address in the From field.

Do not initiate the mailing until you have heard from the IT Service Desk that everything is ready. 

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