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Invitation to Graduates

Congratulations, Graduates!

Whether you have already accepted a job or graduate school offer, have plans to start a business, will be volunteering in the community or abroad, or are still defining your next steps, we ask that you share information about your post-graduation plans.

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Completion of the survey qualifies you for a drawing to win a variety of prizes, including Amazon gift cards, Illinois business card holders, and diploma frames.

You can receive your unique survey link here:

We are currently collecting responses for the following graduation classes:

  • May 2019
  • August 2019
  • December 2019

The survey is available to:

  • All undergraduate degree graduates
  • All master’s degree graduates
  • Doctoral degree graduates from the College of Engineering
  • Doctoral degree graduates from the School of Information Sciences

Having difficulty accessing your survey link? Please let us know at or 217-333-0820.

For Questions or More Information

Learn how data gathered through the Illini Success survey is used and reported by reviewing our Informed Consent Statement. The Illini Success initiative follows informed consent and voluntary participation guidelines set forth by the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Information about participant rights and consent can be found online at

If you have questions or would like more information about the Illini Success initiative or participating in the Illini Success survey, please contact Dr. Julia Panke Makela, Associate Director for Assessment and Research at The Career Center, at 217-333-0820 or via email at .

If you have any questions about your rights as a participant in this study or any concerns or complaints, please contact the University of Illinois Institutional Review Board at 217-333-2670 (collect calls will be accepted if you identify yourself as a research participant) or via email at .