Survey creation

Also appears as Qualtrics, Questionnaire creation

What is Qualtrics?

Qualtrics, a HIPAA and FERPA-compliant online survey platform makes it easy to generate surveys, process data, and even create reports that help you share your findings.

Use Qualtrics to reinforce key decisions with insights from colleagues, customers, employees, and more.

Access type:

  • Log In with Mednet Credentials
  • Fully subsidized
  • Self-Service

Access Qualtrics

How do I access Qualtrics?

The tool is free to our community, with no setup required.

  • Visit the UCLA Health Qualtrics page
  • Log in using your Mednet AD credentials
  • On your first visit, select "I don't have a Qualtrics account"
  • Accept the Terms of Service and start creating surveys

How do I use Qualtrics?

The Qualtrics website features a plethora of training materials to help you figure out how to use the platform to meet your goals.

Get training 

Access guides 

Download templates

Get help

Qualtrics combines advanced survey technology with convenience, flexibility, and usability. Here are some key features that set Qualtrics apart from similar survey tools:


  • Use Qualtrics today—no form, approval, or setup required. (Simply log in using your Mednet AD credentials.)
  • Create and distribute an unlimited number of surveys in Qualtrics for free.


  • Choose from over 100 question types.
  • Set up choice randomization.
  • Enable piped text that customizes questions per respondent.
  • Force validation.
  • Incorporate advanced branch logic.

 Design Capabilities

  • Use a customized, preloaded theme designed just for UCLA Health Sciences.
  • Customize transitions, headers, footers, colors, fonts, and more.
  • Design your own redirect, thank-you, and results pages.
  • Access a comprehensive library of survey templates and questions.


  • Create attractive surveys using a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor—no coding required.
  • Translate surveys into all major languages.
  • Get accessibility recommendations with one click.
  • Download printable versions of your surveys.
  • Collaborate on surveys within the Qualtrics interface.

Research Capabilities

  • Easily learn key features—no training necessary at any level.
  • Conduct independent projects and cross-sectional studies.
  • Leverage advanced reporting metrics to create dynamic dashboards with visualizations, including graphs and charts.

Educational technology team

Enhancing teaching and learning

We collaborate with the educator community to create instructional technology that enhances teaching and learning.

Our courseware and classroom technologies enhance curriculum delivery, adding value to both teaching faculty and students. Our evaluation and assessment tools enable our school to benefit from the convenience of digital classrooms without sacrificing information security or learning integrity.

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Service frequently asked questions

What question types are available?


Qualtrics supports a variety of standard and specialty question types, including (but not limited to):

  • Multiple choice
  • Text entry
  • Rank order
  • Matrix table
  • Constant sum
  • Pick, group, and rank
  • Heatmap
  • Gap analysis
What answer types are available?


Qualtrics supports the following answer types:

  • Single answer
  • Multiple answers
  • Dropdown list
  • Select box
  • Multi-select box
Am I able to control who accesses my survey?


Yes! The platform offers a variety of survey protection options. You can require invitations, add password protection, prevent ballot-box stuffing, and more.

Which Qualtrics products am I able to access?


DGIT provides the UCLA Health community with access to Research Core.

Am I able to collect protected health information (PHI) in my surveys?


Yes, Qualtrics is HIPAA-compliant.

Am I able to control who accesses my survey?


Yes! The platform offers a variety of survey protection options. You can require invitations, add password protection, prevent ballot-box stuffing, and more.

What tool do you recommend for self-service surveys?


Recommended Tool: Qualtrics

Use Case: Surveying staff or conducting independent research projects.

What tool do you recommend for clinical surveys?


Recommended Tool: myUCLAhealth

Use Case: Collecting information from an electronic health record (EHR).

What tool do you recommend for research intense surveys?


Recommended Tool: REDCap

Use Case: Conducting projects with significant workflow and/or reporting needs.

What tool do you recommend for complex surveys?


Recommended Tool: UpDown, Visiontree, Orchid

Use Case: Performing studies with complex clinical and/or research workflows.