Grinnell Alumni Survey

In October and November 2022, we will be reaching out to our alumni community to participate in a short survey. This survey is a great opportunity 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 comprehensive alumni survey concluded in March 2020, right before COVID became a global health crisis.  We also ask for targeted feedback following specific events such as Virtual Alumni College, Reunion, and regional events.

When will the survey take place?

The survey is scheduled to open on Oct. 6, 2022, and will close on Nov. 11, 2022.

Will my identity be connected to my survey submission?

No, 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 for completing the survey, we are giving away a grand prize complimentary reunion pass (includes registration, housing, and meals, a $200 value) or a $100 gift card to the Pioneer Bookshop. $50 gift cards to the Pioneer Bookshop will be awarded to two other participants.  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 10 minutes or less.

I never received an email asking for my participation in this survey?

Oh no!  It sounds like we might not have your preferred email on file.  Please submit an update so we can amend our records.  In the meantime, here is a link to the survey: