Survey Tool


The UBC Survey Tool is provided by Qualtrics. It is an easy-to-use, top-tier survey tool platform that offers a wide range of features. It complies with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) because the survey data is kept secure and is stored and backed up in Canada.

NOTE: If you use the UBC Survey Tool, your name will be available to other users of the tool. This feature is important to facilitate collaboration.

The UBC Survey Tool is available to all UBC faculty, staff, actively enrolled students, and sponsored guests with an active CWL account. Users can login at with their CWL account to access the tool immediately.

Before accessing the UBC Survey Tool for the first time, it is important for you to read the Terms of Use.

Qualtrics Training Sessions
Training sessions are available to get you started on using Qualtrics. Visit the training section for more information

Features & Benefits

  • Over 100 question types to choose from
  • Advanced branching and customization
  • Extensive reporting and analytics
  • Multi-channel distribution
  • Compliant with BC Privacy laws and legislations


Sign Up Requirements


The Survey Tool is available for active CWL account holders at no cost.

Terms of Use

Further Information

Getting Started

Important Note: The time zone of your Qualtrics account is set to Mountain Time by default. To switch to Pacific Time, navigate to Account Settings by clicking on the icon in the top right corner of your screen. Select the desired time zone under Change Time Zone. The new setting will be saved automatically, and will remain unless manually updated.


Support and resources are available via Qualtrics and UBC IT. Qualtrics offer 24/7 support to answer all your inquiries about the tool and guidance on how to construct your surveys. Contact UBC IT for account inquiries.