Qualtrics is Lafayette’s web-based survey tool that is available to the entire campus community. Qualtrics offers extensive online training materials as well as weekly live trainings.

Features include:

  • Account logins using Lafayette NetIDs
  • Over 100 different question types
  • Interactive questions to help increase response rates
  • Rich text and media that will better engage survey takers
  • Conditional branching and data piping
  • Invite survey takers using panels and invitations
  • Reporting tools
  • Ability to customize the look and feel of a survey

Getting Started

  1. Log into to Qualtrics using your NetID and password then follow the prompts to create your account.
  2. Qualtrics provides useful help documentation and videos to help you learn how to use the software. We recommend going through the “Learn the XM Platform” program to help get you started.
  3. You can register for a Qualtrics online webinar, or an on campus training class. If you can’t make it to either of those you can also contact help@lafayette.edu for help.

Sharing surveys

  1. Using the upper left hand menu, navigate to the Projects page. Click on the “…” to the right of the survey name. Note:  you are only able to share surveys for which you are the owner.
  2. Choose [Collaborate] from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click the “User and Group Address Book” link. Enter the person’s name in the search box and select them from the list when they appear and click Add. You will also see a list of the Qualtrics Groups you are able to collaborate with.
  4. Check the boxes for the different accesses you want to grant the person and click Save.

For more information on collaboration see the Qualtrics help documentation here.

Getting help

For information on accessing Qualtrics Support, see Getting Help with Qualtrics.

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