Getting Started with Qualtrics Surveys


Qualtrics Research Suite, the industry-leading online survey platform, is now available to all Xavier faculty, staff and students.

What is Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is a web-based survey software tool that allows you to build and distribute surveys, analyze results, and create reports. Some of the key features are:

How do I create an account?

Go to and use your Xavier username and password to log in. If you are having trouble logging in, contact the Xavier Help Desk at 513-745-HELP.

Where can I go to get help?

Qualtrics Support can be contacted directly at 800-340-9194 or

Use the yellow "Help and Tutorials" button that is visible on most Qualtrics screens to access numerous helpful videos and training article, including: 

If you need a collaboration group created, submit a request with a Qualtrics Brand Administrator after all persons to included in the group have logged into Qualtrics at least once. 

Xavier University Research Conduct

Before distributing a survey using the Qualtrics tool, remember that your survey may require a prior review and approval from Xavier University's Institutional Review Board. Take time to visit the IRB site for helpful information and forms regarding proper research clearance. 

Please note that the guideline for communications to more than 500 members of the university community is to utilize Today at Xavier and the Announcements site for communications to faculty and staff, and to submit communications for inclusion in the SGA Student Weekly for communications to students. These can be submitted at Any communication outside these channels to the university community, including email blasts, should go through University Communications via a request from a member of the Senior Executive Team. 
Due to survey fatigue on Xavier students, a survey invitation targeted to more than 500 current students requires specific approval of the Provost Office. In addition, it is highly recommended that any survey to the Xavier community (students, faculty or staff) is planned well in advance, and its schedule be coordinated with the Office of Institutional Research ( 



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