Poll Everywhere

Category: Canvas Instructional Technology OIT - Categories OIT - Type of software Software Survey tools Audience: Faculty Staff
Faculty and staff can use Poll Everywhere to create and host live polls, view audience responses, and download reports. Polls can be added to PowerPoint presentations, displayed in a web browser, shared with colleagues, or embedded into Canvas.
Create an Account

Poll Everywhere can be used to engage your audience by:

  • Syncing individual student scores to the Canvas gradebook
  • Connecting to your Microsoft PowerPoint for seamless polling
  • Engaging poll options include:
    • Competition
    • Clickable image
    • Word cloud
  • Multiple choice
  • Displaying scientific and mathematic equations as a poll question
  • Embedding websites or videos into your PowerPoint presentation
  • Sharing polls with colleagues or departments (Request a team

Training Resources

Getting Started

Resources from Poll Everywhere are available to help you get started:

Instructor resources:

The Division for Teaching Innovation and Program Strategy (TIPS) offers virtual training sessions. More information about dats and registering is available. 

Go to the university's Poll Everywhere single sign-on (SSO) login page at polleverywhere.com/auth/saml/ucdenver. Log in with your university email and password to create your account.

Once you have signed into your account, you should be able to create activities. If you are unable to create questions for your audience, please contact the OIT Service Desk for assistance.

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