Publish a survey You must publish a survey to enable people to receive and complete survey instances. Before you beginRole required: admin or survey_admin About this task The State field on the Survey Definition form indicates whether the survey is in the Draft or Published state. Note: You cannot return a survey to the Draft state after it has been published. You do have the option to deactivate a survey by clearing the Active check box. Procedure Navigate to SurveyView Surveys and select a survey to publish. Click Publish. When you publish a survey, the system generates survey instances for any associated survey users. You can assign the survey to other users manually.