Illume News and Announcements

Welcome to the Illume user community homepage for Datstat Illume, UA’s campus-wide online survey software. This website is the area the UofA Illume team uses to post news and provide links to resources. You must login to this website with your UA NetID to obtain access to this website's resources.

After logging into this site for the first time, we recommend you setup your profile by clicking on the 'My Profile' link on the left navigation menu, then modify your subscriptions settings, under the 'Subscriptions' tab.

Obtaining access to Illume is a three-step process: 

  1. Contact us and we will then create an account for you.
  2. Download the client software from this website.
  3. Configure the desktop client.
Illume Training:

DatStat now directly offers the UA community access to workshops and training.

NEW!! Web Based Illume Basic Training

Please Register here for more advanced UA Illume Training.

Contact Maria Tringali at DatStat for details.

Illume User Support:

Illume user support is provided to faculty and staff researchers by UITS Research Computing group.  Users doing surveys for academic and administrative organizations are supported by the Office of Institutional Research and Planning Support's Evaluation Services Group.For additional details and questions about Illume, services, training, or policies, please contact us


By Default, new users are currently configured to only receive daily digest email notifications regarding Illume Training, if you want this changed please go to your profile by clicking on the 'My Profile' link on the left navigation menu, then click on the 'Subscriptions' tab.