The UBC Survey Tool is a survey-building application that allows instructors to easily create surveys for distribution or have students do the same—all while complying with BC privacy laws. The new tool is provided by Qualtrics and allows for analytics and reporting as well as the sharing and distribution of surveys to collaborate on with groups of faculty or staff. The tool includes over 100 question types to choose from as well as advanced branching and customization capabilities.

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Getting started How do I get started?

Instructors and students can log in to ubc.qualtrics.com with their CWL to start making surveys. All survey data is hosted locally on Canadian servers, complying with FIPPA regulations.

Detailed documentation is available at UBC IT's survey tool information page for planning and setup. Help materials on IT's site also include Qualtrics training webinars.

You may also want to view the self help documentation on the Qualtrics website or check out Qualtrics's support center.

What tool can I use with this?

Surveys can be used on their own or embedded with:

We are currently exploring other integration opportunities

Available support What support is available?

Help is available through the Learning Technology Hub, UBC's IT Service Centre (ITSC), as well as Qualtrics Support and other UBC contacts.

Frequently asked questions FAQ

FAQs are available on the UBC IT survey tool information page.


UBC has a new Survey Tool, provided by Qualtrics, which was implemented in December 2017. Get information on its former tool, FluidSurveys (expired on February 26, 2018).

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