Education Data Architecture (EDA) for Salesforce

Get Started with Education Cloud Faster Than Ever Before

The Foundation of Education Cloud

Developed in collaboration with our partners and customers, EDA is an open source, community-driven data architecture built to configure Salesforce out of the box for the full K-20 student lifecycle. Designed to be a flexible and scalable data architecture for institutions of all sizes, EDA can fit your specific use cases from Day 1. Easily see the relationships students have with advisors and family members as well as their affiliations with clubs, departments and more - all in a single view. With a solid building block for institutional growth, your institution will be well on it's way to becoming a Connected Campus and increasing student engagement across the entire lifecycle.

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Drive Student Success Across the Entire Lifecycle

Drive Student Success Across the Entire Lifecycle

Manage the entire student journey from prospect to alumni in a single view. With the Education Data Architecture (EDA), you can connect students to multiple individuals, accounts, courses, and academic programs making it easy to create a personalized experience for every student. Plus, you'll have access to real-time reports and dashboards, so you can take action at the point of insight to maximize student success.

Customize the Education Data Architecture (EDA) at Scale

Customize the Education Data Architecture (EDA) at Scale

Tailor EDA to the specific needs of your institution. Seamlessly integrate your student information systems, learning management systems, financial aid, and more with EDA. With easy to use drag and drop functionality, your institution can customize page layouts in no time and easily create the custom fields and objects needed to drive student engagement across the entire lifecycle.

Leverage the Foundation of the Connected Campus

Leverage the Foundation of the Connected Campus

Get started with Education Cloud in less time. The Education Data Architecture (EDA) 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. Your institution will be able to get up and running in no time thanks to an industry-specific model designed to bring the best of Salesforce to higher ed.

Unlock Continuous Higher Ed Innovation

Unlock Continuous Higher Ed Innovation

Create the experience your students expect with the latest innovation from Salesforce.org. With EDA releases every two weeks, institutions can eliminate the need for time-intensive change management. Incremental enhancements are automatically integrated into the Salesforce Platform, making it easy for institutions to focus on what they do best - driving student success from the moment a student steps on campus to the day they graduate and become alumni.

Join a Diverse Community of Trailblazers

Join a Diverse Community of Trailblazers

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

EDA Partner Ecosystem

EDA Partner Ecosystem

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

The Power of Us Hub

Already using the Education Data Architecture (EDA)? Connect with other users in the Power of Us Hub.

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