Overview

Qualtrics is a survey tool that meets stringent information security requirements not found in most free online survey tools. It also has important quality control features, such as preventing multiple submissions from a single survey participant.

Getting Started

Qualtrics is centrally funded for Part 02 and Part 23 through FY23 by the TAMU Budget office. Other System Members agree to pay a license fee if they use the software. For more information, please contact softwarecenter@tamu.edu.

While you may be able to log in to Qualtrics with your Texas A&M NetID and password, you must have an account created to use the service.

Faculty and Staff Accounts

Look up your group's designated contact below and send an email to request an account. If your department is interested in becoming a new Qualtrics subscriber, send an email to the Texas A&M Software Center at softwarecenter@tamu.edu.

  • College of Education & Human Development
    Ben Smith

Student Accounts

Students interested in using Qualtrics for coursework should obtain an account from their designated college contact above. Surveys conducted for coursework require course instructor supervision.

Students interested in using Qualtrics for independent research, such as thesis or dissertation research, and who are not enrolled in one of the colleges listed below, should contact:

Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Evaluation
Dongling Zhan
979.862.7376
survey@tamu.edu

Student organization leaders and advisors interested in assessment or program evaluation can contact:

Student Life Studies
Darby Roberts
979.862.5624
sls@tamu.edu

Help and Support

To learn about using Qualtrics, visit the Qualtrics website for short training videos describing functional features and capabilities.

Have an account? Log In

Contact Information

Email
softwarecenter@tamu.edu
Phone
979.845.8300

Service Details

Data

Data about students, faculty and staff may be queried to supply survey recipients by administrative use of a Qualtrics control panel . This panel is only available to approved survey administrators. Since the student data is protected by the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA), proof of FERPA training and approval by the survey administrator's department head is required before access will be granted. For more about requesting access contact:

The Division of IT
Sally Yang
979.845.8300
syang@tamu.edu

FAQ

What is Qualtrics?
Why should I use Qualtrics instead of free online services such as Survey Monkey?
How do I get a Qualtrics account?
Where do I log in to use Qualtrics?
My department is not a Qualtrics subscriber. How do I get an account?
Where can I get help using Qualtrics?

What is Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is an online software service that provides tools for designing, distributing and analyzing surveys. Texas A&M University has a campus site license for Qualtrics.

Why should I use Qualtrics instead of free online services such as Survey Monkey?

Qualtrics is a preferred tool for campus surveys because it meets stringent information security requirements not found in most free online survey tools. Free services offer no protection of your data and may use your information for other purposes in exchange for giving you the service.

How do I get a Qualtrics account?

Employees: If your department is a paid subscriber, email your designated contact to receive an individual user account.
Students: Qualtrics accounts can be issued to students for coursework or research, or to leaders of student organizations for assessment or program evaluation. Please see the designated student contacts to request an account.

Where do I log in to use Qualtrics?

After receiving your Qualtrics account username and password, log in at tamu.qualtrics.com.

My department is not a Qualtrics subscriber. How do I get an account?

If your department is interested in becoming a new subscriber, send an email to: Texas A&M Software Center at softwarecenter@tamu.edu.

Where can I get help using Qualtrics?

Visit the Qualtrics website. The site includes how-to information, short training videos, ebooks, survey customization code snippets and other resources.

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