Creating a Qualtrics account

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This article includes instructions for creating a personal Qualtrics account and applies to all WSU students, faculty, and staff with valid WSU network credentials who are interested in using Qualtrics to create, distribute, and manage online surveys. See additional instructions below to upgrade your account to allow you to distribute surveys.

Account Creation Steps

Step 1 (Everyone)

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  • Click on the Please click here to create an account link located under the field asking for your StarID email.
  • Enter your StarID email address and a password. This does not need to be your WSU password, but it should be a strong password.
  • Enter your name. Organization and phone number are optional.
  • Select Sign Me Up
Select Sign Me Up

Check you email

  • You will receive an email message from Qualtrics requesting email address verification. Once you have completed this process, you will be able to login at using your email address and the password you just created.

Upgrade your Qualtrics Permissions

  • By default all accounts are created with Student level permission which does not have the ability to distribute surveys, only create them. To get your account upgraded, fill in the following form to request the upgrade: Upgrade Qualtrics Account. Note: Students or GAs will need a project supervisor (a full-time WSU employee) working with them to request the ability to distribute surveys.


If you have any trouble creating an account or logging into Qualtrics, please email or call TLT @ 507-457-2900.

If you need to change your password: Changing your password