Online Survey

Conducting the IYS online

Schools registered to administer the online survey will receive an email with a user ID and password approximately 1 month before their intended survey date. To access the online survey, click on the Login flag at the top of the page and select "Online Survey".


Note: Information in the table below will be updated in October 2019
Equipment Needed for Online Surveying
An Internet connection, either through a LAN (T1, etc.), WiFi or
with an individual modem, connected to an Internet Service Provider.
Operating System Requirements

    PC configured to run Windows 7 to 10
    Mac configured to run Mac OS X
    Apple iPad2, Chrome OS on Chromebook
Network Requirements

    Capacity to accommodate the number of students surveying simultaneously
    Allow traffic to/from survey site

Supported Browsers

    Microsoft Internet Explorer, v11
    Mozilla Firefox, v52 esr or higher
    Google Chrome, v62 or higher
    Edge 62
  • School Coordinator Guidelines for Survey Administration - Online
    This document provides instructions for overseeing the administration of the online version of the Illinois Youth Survey in your school.
  • Teacher Instructions for Survey Administration - Online
    This document provides instructions for the classroom teacher or proctor who will be directly administering the online survey in the classroom.
  • Preparing to Administer the Illinois Youth Survey Online

    This video tutorial outlines the steps for administering the IYS online version of the survey. It includes guidelines for successful survey administration.

For help in choosing between Online and Paper Surveying visit our Conducting Survey page.