Poll Everywhere is MIT’s dynamic online polling platform that allows students to vote on custom teacher-generated polls through SMS, smartphone or computer.

Who Can Use It

Faculty, staff, and students.

Canvas Integration


How to Request a Presenter License

A Presenter license is required to use this tool.

  • In order to create activities (polls) using Poll Everywhere, faculty, staff, and TAs must first request a Presenter license from IS&T by emailing
  • Please note: You only have to request a Presenter license one time.
  • Once granted, anyone with a Presenter license (Faculty, Teaching Assistant, etc.) can login to and create and launch a poll.

How to Get Access

Login to Poll Everywhere

  1. Go to
  2. Click Login.
    Click Login button
  3. Type your full MIT email address [1] and click the Next button [2].
    Enter email address and click Next button
  4. Click the Log in with MIT button.
    Screenshot of the Login with MIT button
  5. Enter your MIT username and password, and click Login.
  6. Your Poll Everywhere dashboard where you can create questions, present questions, and perform reporting tasks will appear.
  7. To create a new poll, click the + Activity button.

How to Get Support

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T)

Email for any questions related to:

  • Presenter licenses
  • Accounts
  • Teams

Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere provides end-user support as part of MIT’s Enterprise license. If you have questions about using Poll Everywhere and its features, you can contact them directly by:​

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