Higher Education


Connect with students and alumni in a whole new way

Imagine a unified view of every interaction prospects, students, alumni, donors and affiliates have with your department or institution. Grow your university or college with all of the tools you need to drive success – campaign management, real-time analytics, web portals, team collaboration, mobile access, and the ability to build custom applications without having to code – and you’re well on your way to working smarter.

Solutions for Higher Education


Know your students better than ever

Get a complete picture of your prospects, students, and alumni all in one place — including activity history, giving history, programs and events attended, and any custom information. Having a true 360 degree profile makes it easy to collaborate across your university or college to build stronger, longer-lasting relationships. Download our free Social Campus eBook ›

Align and optimize your recruiting efforts

It’s not just about increasing applications; it’s about increasing yield. Finding the right students, learning what's important to them, engaging them across multiple channels of their choice and removing any obstacles. With powerful profile, social and campaign management, you can make smarter decisions about where to invest and show the impact of your recruitment effort.

Focus on student service and success

Making your students successful is what a university or college’s mission is all about. Keeping your students engaged, finding out what’s important to them, and making it easy for them to get answers to their questions quickly can all be instrumental in increasing retention and student success.

Super-charge advancement

Manage your complete advancement cycle from donor research, prospect tracking, stewardship, annual campaign, streamlined acknowledgement, special events and complex gift processing. Clean your data with Data.com, connect to your vendors, bank processors and mail houses through integrated services and an industry leading data integration services.

Build stronger connections with students and alumni with social

Current and potential students are gathered electronically right now, discussing everything from campus dining options to course selection. And those comments are just some of the things you could be listening for. How about building stronger connections with alumni or learning what potential students are saying about other schools?


Collaborate and innovate to stay ahead

Break down campus silos and replace them with collaborative efficiency. Connect with the expertise across your university or college and work smarter. With Chatter Communities, institutions can help drive innovation, and foster new levels of affinity and loyalty. Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth uses Chatter to collaborate with hundreds of students and thousands of alumni—and to provide more personal career planning that can give its students an edge. Tuck’s story ›

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Build custom apps that transform the student experience

Quickly build social and mobile custom apps to manage the programs and services that are unique to your institution like resident life, tutoring programs, student onboarding, and more. Using the Salesforce Platform, Babson College built an admissions portal with a fully personalized user experience for prospective students and applicants. Babson’s story ›