What’s Qualtrics?

In January 2017 Qualtrics became available to all faculty, staff and students at Sul Ross. But wait…what’s Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is a user-friendly web-based survey tool to conduct research, evaluations and to other qualitative data collection activities.


  • Faculty, staff, students can use it at no cost
  • No need to install software
  • Point-and-click interface
  • Over 85 question types
  • Ability to upload graphics and multimedia content in your surveys
  • Built-in dynamic reporting tools
  • Ability to export data directly to SPSS, CSV, PDF, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point
  • Free online training webinars from Qualtrics
  • Live support from Qualtrics staff

There are many traditional and innovative ways to use Qualtrics, here are some examples of how faculty, staff and students may use Qualtrics.


  • Academic Research
  • Class Quizzes
  • Classroom Learning
  • Course Evaluations
  • Application Processes


  • Application Processes
  • Program Feedback
  • Campus Engagement
  • Evaluations
  • Paper Process Automation


  •  Conduct Academic Research
  • Class projects
  • Club event registration and feedback
  •  Field studies

Access to Qualtrics

To access Qualtrics, log into your mySRSU page using your SRSU email credentials and find the Qualtrics link on the mySRSU page. Easy!

Learn how to use Qualtrics

Qualtrics has a great collection of self-help resources including:

  • Free recorded and live weekly webinars (register HERE)
  • Visit Qualtrics’ support page at support.qualtrics.com
  • Contact Qualtrics Support by phone at (800) 340-9194

If you still have questions, contact the SRSU Qualtrics Brand Administrator, Alejandra Villalobos at x8585 or axv16gy@sulross.edu.

Many at SRSU (116 of us!) are already using Qualtrics. It is a useful and fun tool, so if you haven’t already, consider Qualtrics next time you collect data.