» Poll Everywhere

Is a web-based audience response system that can be used in and outside of the classroom to create multiple-choice and open-answer polls. Users do not need a separate dedicated device (clicker) to participate. Users can submit responses using a laptop, tablet, or smart phone.

Available To:

Chapman University faculty and staff only, on:

  • Personally Owned Device or Computer
  • Chapman University-owned computer

How To Get a Copy

The instructions differ depending on whether you're a using it on a personally-owned device or a Chapman-owned device. Please be sure you're following the correction procedures below.

+ - For Chapman-owned Devices

Contact the IS&T Service Desk by emailing servicedesk@chapman.edu. They will need your name, email address, contact phone number and computer name.

If you're not sure what your computer name is, follow these instructions:

Mac OS X 10.4 and later:

  • Go to and Launch your System Preferences.
  • Click on the Sharing pane.
  • Your Computer Name is listed at the top of the pane.

Windows 7:

  • Go to and click on the Start Menu
  • Right-click on Computer, and then clicking Properties (the computer icon may be on your desktop)
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

 Windows 10:

  • On the search field next to the start menu (where it asks “Ask me anything”, type “Computer name.”
  • The search result will show “View your PC name.”  Click on the result and a window will appear with the PC Name.

+ - For Personally-owned Devices

You can download it to your device from the following sites, depending on your operating system:

Mac: https://www.polleverywhere.com/app/powerpoint/mac

PC: https://www.polleverywhere.com/app.exe

For use through Google Slides: https://www.polleverywhere.com/app/google-slides/chrome

Additional Resources

Below are various online tutorials and other options available with Poll Everywhere software.

+ - Online Resources for Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere logo

License Type:

Chapman University has a site license

Operating Systems Supported:

Windows and Mac

Important Note

Once you leave Chapman University, you must remove ALL Site-licensed software from your personal computers.