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How to Get Started With Qualtrics 2021


How to access Qualtrics?

Step 1: Go to and log into Qualtrics using your SNHU credentials.

Create a Survey

Step 2: The first time you log into Qualtrics you will be prompted to agree to the Qualtrics Terms of services.

Step 3: After that, you will see this screen. To begin, click the blue box "Create new project" in the center of the screen.

If you have accessed Qualtrics before, please follow the next steps.

Step 1: You will land on "My Project" page. Click on the blue button "Create Project" at the right side of your screen to create a new survey.

Step 2: Click on Survey on the Catalog page that pops up.

Step 3: Then select the Get Started button on the menu that appears on the right.

Step 4: Give your survey a name and then decide how you would like your survey to be formatted.


You can sort your projects in folders, so you can find them much easier.

Starring Projects

You can star projects to mark them as important.

Question Types

The question types are at the left of the survey creation screen, near the top and the first one on the list.

Selecting the box will bring down a drop down menu of all the different question types that you can apply to surveys.

For now, we will only go over the first three: Multiple Choice, Text Entry, and Text / Graphic

Multiple Choice looks like this:

To add the question or edit, click into the text boxes marked Question or answers

Text Entry looks like this:

This questions allows you to give the participant freedom in answering. To add the question or edit, click into the text boxes marked Question.

Text / Graphic use this question for creating the introduction paragraph for the survey, adding a graphic or an image. To do this, you go to the menu on the left.  Here is an example of adding a graphic:

Go to Content Type and select the drop down menu to either edit Text, add a graphic, or to add a file.

To ensure a survey recipient completes the survey, go to Response Requirements.

Then turn on Add Requirements and make sure Force Response is selected.

Any changes require to your survey to be published. To test the survey for user experience, click preview.

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