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Qualtrics: Online Survey Tool

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Learn about Qualtrics, an Online Survey Tool for current UC San Diego faculty, staff and students.

About Qualtrics

Opt-out language requirements updated

Qualtrics users must add “STOP” or opt-out language to every informational and promotional message of an SMS campaign. Otherwise expect messages that are sent to AT&T customers to be filtered or blocked. Read the compliance guidelines. Request SMS access by completing this form.

Qualtrics is a robust online survey-building tool that is highly customizable and easy to use. With the Qualtrics Research Suite, you are able to build and distribute your survey, analyze and report on your results, and collaborate in real-time in an easy to navigate web-based interface.

Qualtrics enterprise licensing is funded through a partnership between Academic Affairs, Health Information Services and Information Technology Services (ITS). Current UC San Diego faculty, staff and students can access to this powerful tool free of charge. 


  • Survey building and design
    • Survey building wizard
    • Create surveys from scratch
    • Survey distribution
    • Randomized questions
    • Supports use of video
    • Graphics and rich media
  • Data collection and management
    • Mobile friendly
    • Captcha verification
    • Document uploads
    • Tracks invitations and reminders via email
  • Data analysis
    • Data storage in Qualtrics
    • Real-time reporting
    • Export data in multiple formats (SPSS, Excel, HTML, PDF, and more)
    • Integrate with existing Customer Relationship Management solutions (e.g. SalesForce)

Getting Started

Qualtrics is now available to UC San Diego faculty, staff and students.

  1. Learn how to use Qualtrics:
    1. Review the training resources
    2. Watch Qualtrics' on-demand webinars
  2. Login to Qualtrics


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