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Qualtrics Survey System

Activating Your Survey

Before you can distribute and collect responses from a survey, you must first activate the survey. There are two ways to do this. This document will show you how to activate and deactivate your surveys in Qualtrics.

return to topActivating Your Survey: My Surveys Tab

Activating your survey from the My Surveys tab is simply done with the click of a button.

NOTE:You must create a survey before you can activate it.

  1. Access Qualtrics

  2. Select the My Surveys tabMy Surveys tab

  3. From the Active column, to the left of the desired survey, click ACTIVATEActivate button
    NOTE: When successfully activated, the Activate button changes fromActivate buttontoActivated button.
    The survey is now activated.

return to topActivating Your Survey: Distribute Survey Tab

Activating your survey right after you have created it can be done simply using the Distribute Survey tab.

  1. Access Qualtrics

  2. Select the Distribute Survey tabDistribute Survey tab

  3. Select the survey you wish to activate
    The Survey is Not Active page appears.

  4. Click ACTIVATE YOUR SURVEY TO COLLECT RESPONSES
    The survey is now activated.

return to topDeactivating Your Survey

When you no longer need responses to your survey and would like to deactivate it so that others cannot respond to it, follow these steps:

  1. Access Qualtrics

  2. Select the My Surveys tabMy Surveys tab

  3. From the Active column, to the left of the desired survey, click DEACTIVATEDeactivate button
    The Deactivate Survey dialog box appears.
    Deactivate Survey dialog box

  4. In the You must enter... text box, type close

  5. Verify that Close all active survey sessions... is selected
    NOTE: The option is selected when a checkmark appears in the box next to it.

  6. Click DEACTIVATE SURVEYDeactivate Survey button
    NOTE: The Deactivate button changes fromActivated buttontoActivate button.
    The survey is now deactivated.

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