Staff Unit Guides – Poll Everywhere

Information on Poll Everywhere for Non-academic units (Staff)

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FAQ website – Step-by-Step Instructions on Poll Everywhere

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How can staff use Poll Everywhere for meetings, trainings, and presentations?

Can staff use Poll Everywhere at off-campus conferences?

Will workshops be offered on how to use Poll Everywhere?

What mobile devices can be used with Poll Everywhere?

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How can staff use Poll Everywhere for meetings, trainings, and presentations?

Because the university has a paid plan with Poll Everywhere, non-academic units and faculty presenting at meetings can use Poll Everywhere with up to 500 responses allowed.

To get a Poll Everywhere account, do the following:

  1. Attend a Poll Everywhere workshop offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning. View the CTL calendar for available dates and times
    • We can schedule a time to provide a workshop for your department, depending on the number of persons
    • Depending on the time needed, a 1-1 consultation can be scheduled within reason
  2. A Poll Everywhere account will be created for you in the workshop
  3. When you receive the emailed invitation, click on the link and register your PollEverywhere account
  4. Use PollEverywhere in your favorite presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote, Slides)
  5. See Frequently Asked Questions content (https://faq.uncc.edu/) for step-by-step instructions.
  6. Contact the ITS Service Desk by phone at ext. 7-5500 or by email at help@uncc.edu for more information

Can staff use Poll Everywhere at off-campus conferences?

Faculty and staff will be able to use Poll Everywhere at off-campus conferences, presentations, and meetings with up to 500 responses allowed. You must have first attended our Teaching with Poll Everywhere workshops (if time does not allow, we will meet with you in a 1-1 consultation). For the off-campus use, Poll Everywhere must be advised of your intention to use Poll Everywhere. The responses of your participants will not count towards the paid accounts of students. You must contact the ITS Service Desk by phone at ext. 7-5500 or by email at help@uncc.edu so that Poll Everywhere can be made aware of your intention to use at off-campus conferences, presentations, and meetings.

Will workshops be offered on how to use Poll Everywhere?

Workshops will be provided to all faculty and staff who wish to use Poll Everywhere. In the workshop you will receive a Poll Everywhere account to get started.

What mobile devices can be used with Poll Everywhere?

Poll Everywhere has a mobile app for Apple iPhone and iPad as well as Samsung phones using the Android operating system. See more information.