Survey Tools

VCU supports the use of three survey tools, REDCap, QuestionPro and Google Forms.  REDCap is the only system that VCU designated to collect Category I (Confidential & Sensitive) data. REDCap, QuestionPro and Google forms may be used to house Category II (Non-public) or Category III (Public) data.  More information on the use of the application is available under their designated web page.

It is the user's responsibility to comply with all Information Technology Policies, Standards, Baselines, and Guidelines. If you are collecting data for the purposes of human subjects, review and approval for the project are required by the  VCU Institutional Review Board. University Security Standards for Information Security, and Security Standards for Electronic Academic Research Data and Intellectual Property must be observed. 


  REDCap Question Pro Google Forms
Confidential & sensitive data Yes No No
Nonsensitive data Yes Yes Yes
Built-in analytics (stats) No Yes Limited
Google account required No No Yes
VCU Branding  No  Yes  No