Greetings!

We would like to remind everyone that this is a new service and we are growing together in our knowledge of the product. While our knowledge base is being established you are welcome to contact us with your question. The option to contact the company directory is also available and is outlined below.

 

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Greetings!

Web Address

Account Creation

Migration Screen

Menu Options

My Surveys

Create Survey

Edit Survey

Distribute Survey

View Results

Polls

Poll Results

Library

Panels

Reporting

Support

Support and Feedback

Help and Tutorials

Major Categories on Qualtrics University

Account Information

Resources at a Glance

Technical Support

Design & Logic

Look & Feel


Web Address

https://www.mnsu.qualtrics.com   - is the address you will want to login into with your user name and password. Below is the initial login screen.

 

 

 

Account Creation

After successful login you will be prompted if you have an existing account. If you do not have an existing account click on ”I don’t have a Qualtrics account.” Upon clicking, a short account creation process will begin and then you will be taken to the home screen. If you have used a free trial of Qualtrics or have used it in the past you can link your old account with your current MNSU account by clicking on “I have an existing account.”

 

 

Migration Screen

 

At the migration screen you will want to enter in your old account and click the Migrate account button. If you don’t remember your password for your old account click here to request a change password. Select forgot password and type in your user name.

 


Home Screen

On the Qualtrics home screen you will see a simple menu bar that will take you to open surveys, results, create new and edit current surveys. In the upper right corner you will find links to the support and feedback, help and tutorials and general account information


Menu Options

My Surveys

Under the My Surveys tab you can view your surveys, whether they are active or being created. You can get a quick snapshot here on the number of responses and quick links to edit, view results, send it out, view, collaborate with others, create a copy, translate and delete the survey.

Create Survey

From the Create Survey tab you are able to create surveys! You can work off of an existing survey by creating a copy, create a blank survey using Quick Survey Builder or browse the Qualtrics Library of Surveys to get started or even some interesting ideas.

Edit Survey

Here is where the real work gets done! The Edit Survey tab allows you to add new questions, edit existing questions, provide logic and give your survey a totally unique look. There are advanced options that allow for importing, exporting and other options.

Distribute Survey

The Distribute Survey tab allows you activate your survey.

After activation of the survey it will generate an anonymous survey link that can be emailed or shared. If the survey or questionnaire needs to be protected due to sensitive information options are available.

An example of a survey link. You can close the survey whenever you like. It can also be reactivated.

View Results

In the View Results tab you are able to view the results from a previous survey or check on one that is currently in process and see what surveys are currently active.

Polls

Underneath the Poll tab you will find a listing of your Polls. You can create a new Poll, quickly edit an existing Poll, copy, delete and view results.

Poll Results

Selecting a Poll will open to the right a window displaying the current results as well as what the poll looks like.

Here is a sample poll.

If you click on this button you will be shown the code to paste into a webpage.

Note that this must be placed between the <html> </html> tags.

Library

The Library tab will show collections of questions, surveys, questionnaires and polls. The first view will show you items in your library. With options to look through items in custom User groups and the Qualtrics community as a whole.

Panels

Currently this is a restricted area. The Panel tab is used for creation of groups or panels. This area is currently being furthered explored.


Reporting

In the reporting tab you can view and generate reports. You can also download your data, reports and share the results. You are able to look at when the survey was completed, the length of time it took, percentage completion of questions and many other features. Please remember that this tab is still in beta, so some features are work in progress.


Support

Your account allows for  unlimited survey and results. It also opens up access to Qualtrics support and tutorials. Below is a sample Support and Feedback form, accessed from the Support and Feedback button in the upper right. Tutorials can be access in the same location through the help and tutorials button. It will then take you to the Qualtrics University site.

Support and Feedback

 Selecting the support and feedback button will open a new box that will allow you to share your experiences and questions directly with Qualtrics. The ITS staff and MNSU community at large is also here to help the best that we can.


Help and Tutorials

 Selecting Help and Tutorials will take you to Qualtrics University has a wide range of online materials that are designed to help get you to where you want to be. With over 3 hours of training videos and other materials it is a good place to look for answers.

Major Categories on Qualtrics University

Basic Building

  • Getting Started
  • Edit Questions
  • Question Options
  • Look & Feel
  • Basic Survey Options

Advanced Building

  • Question Options - Advanced
  • Blocks & Block Options
  • Survey Flow
  • Advanced Options (Drop Down)

Distributing

  • Basic Distribution
  • Email Survey
  • Panels
  • More Distribution Methods

Reporting

  • View Reports
  • Reporting Beta
  • Responses
  • Download Data
  • Cross Tabs

Research Resources

  • Survey Basics
  • Survey Types
  • Data Analysis Guides
  • Other Resources

Developer Tools

  • API Integration
  • Custom Programming

Account Information

Within the account information drop down you can log out, reset your password, read messages and perform other account related activities.

Resources at a Glance

Technical Support

Design & Logic

Look & Feel

Development of on campus resources is ongoing and new documents, courses and scrums will be continually added to our knowledge base. We encourage the MNSU Qualtrics community to openly engage one another in conversation and be a local resource. With an active local community supported by one another, ITS and Qualtrics great potential can and will be realized.

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