You can create an ungraded discussion, and still offer learners feedback.
All you'll have to do is not create a grade item on the discussion.
This page includes written instructions and videos to help as you make your first Discussion Posts
Does your survey have dates or other release conditions tied to it?
If so, these may be the reasons why the survey is not available to students.
These steps help to make sure your survey is set to active
sorry the delayed response and thank you for the information….I knew there was a way to make this happen!