First Destination Survey

First Destination Survey Poster

Every year Ithaca College participates in the First Destination Survey from the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE). This survey helps to tell the story of what happens to Ithaca graduates after they complete their education at IC. As of 2024, the FDS is a requirement for graduates to receive their diplomas in the mail.

How To Take The Survey

  • Log onto your Handshake account with your Netpass
  • Click on "Career Center" in the left menu
  • Click the "First Destination" button located under the page header
  • Complete the survey and click the "Submit" button

Not Sure What You're Doing Yet?

It's ok to complete the survey and say that and you can update it when you do.  More importantly, the career center is here to help!  Schedule an appointment with a Career Engagement Specialist and we'll help you navigate your next steps.  Help is available now, through graduation, and after you graduate!