Online Surveys

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What Are Online Surveys?

Online surveys are a type of audience response system. Online surveys can be used by faculty, staff, and students for teaching, research, and administrative purposes.

What Tools Are Available for Course Evaluations?

IT Solutions supports two enterprise tools, Qualtrics and ClassClimate, which are both FERPA and HIPAA capable and can be used for a variety of purposes on campus, including course evaluations.

For more information about Institutional Course Evaluation using ClassClimate/Scantron, please contact the Institutional Analytics and Strategic Effectiveness Office.

Where Can I Get Help with Online Surveys and Research?

For support on Academic Research using Qualtrics, please contact the Center for Excellence in Scholarship and Research Office.

Online Surveys for Teaching and Learning

Learn more about online survey tools that can be used for teaching and learning by browsing the links below.



Qualtrics, a survey tool, is an industry standard research survey tool that is easy to use and incredibly powerful. Data can be collected and mined in very simple or extremely complex ways, depending on the needs of the survey owner.



Microsoft Forms is an app that is part of our Office 365 package. Unlike Excel Online Surveys, Forms is designed specifically for educators and students. You can develop forms or quizzes that can be shared online.