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  • Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool for users to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities.
  • Users can build survey forms, launch online surveys and download the data collected for analysis in SPSS, SAS, Minitab or other statistical software product.
Vendor Qualtrics
Platform Web based. Survey builder works best with Internet Exporer 7 and above or FireFox 3.6x and above.  Any web browser works for taking surveys. 
Software Depot Installation Policy

California State University, Long Beach has a Qualtrics license allowing faculty and staff to directly use Qualtrics for university-related business. It is an annual subscription coordinated by Academic Technology Services.

Using Qualtrics for personal, commercial or other non-academic endeavors is not allowed.

Your use of Qualtrics is bound by Qualtrics' Acceptable Use Statement [opens new window].

The new subscription term is from January 2015 through December 2015.


Faculty and Staff Only: Connect to Qualtrics using your employee campus id and password. Faculty should contact the ATS Software Depot team to request classroom account privileges for their students when teaching Qualtrics and web-based surveying.

Thesis students or students working on special projects should apply for CSULB Qualtrics account access.

Users are responsible for managing project surveys and backing up any survey data collected through this application.


Qualtrics Standards of Use

Users must comply with the CSULB Institutional Review Board's policies regarding data collection and the use of email.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs' Policies and Executive Orders can be found at [opens new window].

The Institutional Review Board's Manual can be reviewed at [opens new window].

Do not collect personally identifiable information, including health information, social security number, driver licenses, or credit card numbers.



Go to Qualtrics University at [opens new window] and select a learning category. The training is free.

It is recommended that users attend Basic Training and Advanced Editing Training sessions. Check the Qualtrics University training calendar and use the online registration to enroll.



Students can take advantage of the Qualtrics web-based survey tool by creating a free trial account.

Thesis students or students working on special projects can request a CSULB Qualtrics account.



Our subscription includes Qualtrics support for all users and access to the Qualtrics online survey tools.

Email Qualtrics at or call 1-800-340-9194 for user support.

Online Tutorials are also available at Qualtrics University.

Direct email support questions can be sent to Qualtrics Technical Support.

Contact the ATS Software Depot team regarding the CSULB Qualtrics license.

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