UPenn Software Licensing

Order Qualtrics



For instructions on how to order through the
Penn Software Licensing Portal click here.


The Qualtrics Research Core is a user-friendly, feature-rich, web-based survey tool that allows users to build, distribute, and analyze online surveys, collaborate in real-time, and export data in multiple formats.  Penn's license includes the Research Suite, Data Science & Analytics, Unlimited Responses, Advanced Quotas feature, API feature, File Upload feature, Offline Mobile App feature, Salesforce Integration feature, and Signature Question Type Feature.

Qualtrics Research Core is available to the participating School/Center's faculty, staff, and students.

Note: Qualtrics is currently not FERPA or HIPAA compliant.

Eligibility and Terms

Licensed to:

This product is licensed at the School/Center level for the full FTE count of faculty/staff/students. Only those individuals from participating Schools/Centers may use Qualtrics.

Currently, these are the participants to the Qualtrics license:

Annenberg School for Communication
Business Services Division
Graduate School of Education
Health and Wellness
Law School
Perelman School of Medicine
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Dental Medicine
School of Design
School of Engineering and Applied Science
School of Nursing
School of Social Policy & Practice
School of Veterinary Medicine
Wharton School

License Year:

August 1 – July 31, One-year annual license




Users go to http://upenn.qualtrics.com and log in with a Pennkey to access the Qualtrics site and create an account. Only those individuals from participating Schools/Centers will have the complete version of Qualtrics available to them. All others are limited to a demo version of the application.


The Qualtrics Research Core may be used for Penn-related academic purposes, administrative purposes, and academic research. Any other use, particularly commercial use, is strictly prohibited.

License Key:

 There is no unique key. Usage is restricted to those with a Pennkey who are from a contributing department.


For account settings changes (changing ownership of a survey, unable to share a survey), contact OSL. Users can also contact Qualtrics Support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-374-6682.

SAS students can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for support.
Wharton students can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 215-898-8600 to get set up with an account. 


Support and Training

Additional Information:

Qualtrics Home Page

The following features are included in the Qualtrics Research Core:

Data Science & Analytics
API Feature
Advanced Quotas Feature
File Upload Feature
Offline Mobile App Feature
Research Suite License - University Wide Unlimited Responses, Unlimited
Salesforce Integration Feature
SMS Surveys Feature
SSO Feature
Signature Question Type Feature
Text Highlighting Feature