Grinnell Alumni Survey

In February 2020, we will be reaching out to our alumni community to participate in a survey. This survey is your way to share your opinions with Grinnell College.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please take a moment to review this information

Why is the College conducting a survey?

Your feedback is important to us and will help inform future alumni programming and communication.

When did the College last conduct this type of survey?

Our most recent alumni survey of this type took place in 2012.  Other targeted surveys (reunion, regional events, Grinnell Magazine, etc.) have been deployed since that time.

When will the survey take place?

The survey is scheduled to deploy on February 18, 2020 and will close on March 10, 2020.

Will my identity be connected to my survey submission?

Your response is confidential. After you click “submit,” our research partner, PEG Ltd., will collect and analyze your answers. Results will be presented in aggregate to the College.

What’s in it for me?

As a token of our appreciation, we are giving away a personalized iPad and two $50 gift certificates to the Pioneer Bookshop.  The drawing will take place after the survey has closed and winners will be notified.

How will the results be used?

The collective results from our alumni community will help us get a better understanding of your expectations of Grinnell College. This will help our efforts in future alumni programming and communication.

How long will the survey take?

The survey should take approximately 10 minutes, but lengthier open-ended responses may add time.