Let Us Know Where You Land

Congratulations on your recent graduation from Grand Valley State University! 

As you begin the next step on your journey as a Laker for a Lifetime, please take a moment to complete our First Destination Survey and provide feedback regarding your campus experiences as well as your personal and professional plans. The survey will be sent to your @mail.gvsu.edu email within three weeks of graduation and generally takes less than five-minutes to complete.

1,000 good reasons to participate

Everyone who completes the survey has the opportunity to enter into a drawing for cash prizes perfect for paying down loans or a nice shopping spree!

  • (1) $500 cash award
  • (2) $250 cash awards

Winners will be determined by June 1 and notified by June 30 of each year.

Why else should you take the survey?

Summaries of the results are used in a variety of ways that directly benefit graduates, such as increased potential earnings and employer recruitment, university and department accreditation, decreased tuition, and government compliance.


All responses given to Grand Valley State University, including any personal information you provide, will be kept strictly confidential and will not be disclosed outside the university, except as required by law. Personally identifiable employment or salary information will not be shared or used for fundraising purposes. The information you provide may be combined with existing data in Grand Valley State University databases for further analysis. Additionally, your responses are combined with those of others respondents and summarized in a report to further protect your anonymity. Grand Valley State University follows the strictest guidelines in terms of respondent confidentiality as outlined by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers).

Page last modified January 14, 2019