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Microsoft Forms Logo A simple, lightweight app that allows users to easily create online surveys and polls. Users can view and export the responses to their forms.

Forms is useful for many business purposes - including but not limited to: collecting feedback/survey data, planning activities, and polling groups.


  • Adjustable Sharing & Collaboration Settings
  • Built-in Live Analytics
  • Export Responses to Excel 
  • Add Logic based on Responses
  • All Forms are Mobile Friendly

Designed For

Forms is a tool for creating online forms, sharing them, and gathering data from responses. In Forms, individual users or teams can create up to 200 forms. A single form may have up to 100 questions, and receive up to 50,000 responses.

Getting Started

In a web browser, go to and log in with your SPU credentials. Search for Forms, and click the app. Creating and sharing forms is done completely on the web. Individuals responding to your forms can do so by computer or smartphone.

Quick Start Guide

How to Add Branching/Logic to Forms

Data Security

What type of data will you be collecting? Check the Regulated Data Chart to ensure Microsoft Forms is appropriate. You'll find Forms under "Tools."

Follow-up questions about data sensitivity in Forms can be submitted to the CIS HelpDesk.

Technical Support and Training

Microsoft offers a library of helpful videos and step-by-step guides for Forms.

In addition, CIS recorded a recent training on Microsoft Forms in the CIS Training Library.

If you have questions or want to consult with a CIS Staff member about Forms, don't hesitate to reach out and submit a request.

Administration and Maintenance

Forms is part of our Office 365 site license, and is maintained by CIS.



  • SPU Students, Staff and Faculty

Support & Training

Get Started

  • Login to Search for Forms, and click the app.