Qualtrics online survey tool now available

Effective Nov. 1, 2018, Qualtrics will be available for OHSU data collection activities. Thanks to an enterprise license and a Business Associates Agreement, Qualtrics is both free of cost and approved for use with all restricted information, including PHI, as well as confidential and proprietary data. KeySurvey will be retired Dec. 31, 2018.

Features include
 Free for faculty, staff and students
Available online with no download required
Create surveys with graphics and complex branching
Over 85 question types, including advanced questions
Dynamic reporting
Real-time collaboration
Online/offline posting and collection with the Qualtrics downloadable app

Advanced features

Offline API

Qualtrics Offline Surveys is a new application available for iOS and Android that allows users to administer surveys on a mobile device without an internet connection. Responses can be collected in the field on the mobile device and then uploaded back into Qualtrics as soon as an internet connection is available.

Advanced Question Types

Advanced Question Types is an employee engagement module offering three advanced question types: Timing, Meta Info Question and Org Hierarchy.


The Qualtrics REST API allows you to query the system using simple URL syntax. Submit a ticket with Digital Strategies to request access to REST API.


Existing KeySurvey users will be contacted individually in order to create a transition plan for surveys and data.

For user guides and help materials, visit O2.

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