Higher Education Data Architecture for Salesforce

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The Foundation of Education Cloud

The Higher Education Data Architecture, or HEDA, is the foundation of Education Cloud. Developed in collaboration with our partners and customers in Higher Education, HEDA is an open source, community-driven data architecture and set of best practices designed to configure Salesforce out of the box for higher ed. HEDA is the first step for institutions of any size to become a Connected Campus. As the foundation of Education Cloud, HEDA empowers institutions to easily see the relationships students have with advisors and family members as well as their affiliations with clubs, departments and more from Day 1. HEDA is a flexible and scalable architecture that can fit your institution's specific use cases. With a solid building block for institutional growth, your institution will be well on it's way to driving innovation across the entire student lifecycle.

Features

Full Lifecycle Relationship Management

Full Lifecycle Relationship Management

Manage the entire student journey from prospect to alumni. Connect students to multiple individuals and accounts, courses, and academic programs. Leverage holistic student data to deliver more personalized engagements. Take action at the point of insight with real-time reports and dashboards.

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Customization at Scale

Customization at Scale

Tailor HEDA to the specific needs of your institution. Seamlessly integrate your student information systems, learning management systems, financial aid, and more with HEDA. with HEDA. Customize page layouts with easy to use drag and drop functionality. Easily create the custom fields and objects your institution needs to drive student success.

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Save Time with the Industry Standard

Save Time with the Industry Standard

Our data model comes out-of-the-box with industry-standard objects built directly on the Salesforce Platform that model student relationships as well as affiliations to departments, prospective employers, and more.

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Unlock Continuous Innovation

Unlock Continuous Innovation

With HEDA releases every two weeks, institutions can eliminate the need for time-intensive change management and continue to drive student success with incremental enhancements automatically integrated into the Salesforce Platform.

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Join a Diverse Community of Trailblazers

Join a Diverse Community of Trailblazers

As a community-driven data architecture, HEDA Trailblazers come together throughout the year with open-source sprints, dedicated events, and the Power of Us Hub, an online community where customers collaborate and share ideas to shape the future of HEDA for all higher ed institutions.

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HEDA Partner Ecosystem

HEDA Partner Ecosystem

Leverage a robust partner ecosystem dedicated to higher ed innovation. Create a flexible system of engagement with HEDA compatible apps on the Salesforce AppExchange. Access the integrations your institution needs to drive student engagement across recruiting and admissions, student success and advancement. Work with Salesforce certified consultants that specialize in serving the higher education community.

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The Power of Us Hub

Already using Salesforce for Advancement? Connect with other users in the Power of Us Hub.

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