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This Quicknote is intended for faculty, staff, and students who would like to learn what type of forms are available and which forms should be used for specific task.


This Quicknote is for general informational purposes and has no specific requirements.

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Google Forms[back]

Google forms are ideal for capturing Contact Information, RSVPS, Party Invites, T-Shirt Sign Ups, Event Registrations and more. You can also create custom forms to taylor your needs. Google forms can be accessed by navigating to Google Forms. UM-Flint Students, Staff & Faculty members can login and access this service using their uniqname and current password. For additional information please visit Google Forms General Information.

Google Forms is covered by the University's Google Apps for Education agreement which provides a secure environment within which to maintain or share the university's sensitive unregulated data, as well as some - but not all - kinds of sensitive regulated data. Before utilizing this service, please carefully read through the Sensitive Data Guide for M+Google.


The page is a great way to advertise detailed information about an upcoming event. The features of this online form includes guest registration, payment options, the ability to set limits on the number registrations that may be accepted and a host of other options to capture registration data. More information on creating a form can be found at our Quicknote Basic Navigation.

Qualtrics [back]

Qualtrics is a very powerful tool used for creating and distribution online surveys, data storage and analysis. The University of Michigan has purchased a system wide site license for this service. Therefore, subject to conditions outlined by the vendor and the University of Michigan, there is no limit on the number of surveys that can be created using the Qualtrics service.

To create a Qualtrics account please navigate to Click on the Please click here to create an account link at the bottom left of the screen. You must use your full UM-Flint email address (i.e. as your username. You can select whatever password you like (it does not have to be your current password). You will be emailed a link to verify your account. For more information on this please navigate to the Office Research's website as they host qualtrics.

NOTE: You are only allowed to create one account in Qualtrics, so it is important that you remember the password you use. If you forget your password, click the Forgot your password? link and provide your email address. Qualtrics will email you a link to reset it.


If you have any questions or experience any issues not covered by the information in this Quicknote, please contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.

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