Survey tools and resources

The tools and information on this website were developed to help individuals and units at VCU successfully administer surveys while better coordinating their efforts to improve the quality and quantity of responses, minimize duplication of effort, and optimize the use and sharing of results. Please review the resource links (right) and "Ten Steps For Successful Surveys" below, then complete the Survey Support Checklist before requesting survey support.

Ten steps for successful surveys

For researchers thinking about running a survey utilizing IRDS support, please consult the following list of steps. Before you can begin collecting any data with IRDS, you will be expected to have taken these issues into consideration. If you have any questions, please email