UMSurvey Launches



UMSurvey (LimeSurvey) is now available for use at the University of Minnesota. It is available for use by students, faculty and staff. UMSurvey is an academic online survey tool centrally managed by the Office of Information Technology which is available to current students, staff, and faculty at the University of Minnesota. Scenarios for its use include:

  • Instructors delivering formative assessments

  • Students learning about research design

  • Departments and Service units can use for both of employee satisfaction as well as informal ad-hoc surveys of staff on preferences for office decisions, upcoming events, etc

The benefits of UMSurvey over other other free online tools available include:

  • The professional appearance of an ad-free University branded service
  • Assurance of data integrity and security
  • Efficiency in using a single tool that comes with support staff, training and documentation, particularly in allowing faculty and staff to construct and collaborate in low-stakes on the fly surveys with no or minimal staff support


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