Survey Research Checklist and Best Practices

Prior to undertaking a survey research project, we encourage you to visit the Qualtrics University website, which has a number of excellent short articles on survey design, market surveys, employee surveys and data analysis. We also urge you to visit Qualtrics University to find assistance on getting started creating your survey. 

Access Qualtrics University

The Ithaca College Office of Institutional Research has a document that provides “best practices” for survey research. You can access that document here. We also have a blog and an FAQ that will be regularly updated with tips on how to use Qualtrics and how to do good survey research.

Access IR’s Best Practices (opens as a pdf)

The staff within the Office of Institutional Research (607-274-3164, are available for consultation on question construction, survey formatting, and general assistance with using Qualtrics.