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The power of community
Videos / Modernizing Your Campus

The power of community

Learn how members of Ellucian's large customer community exchanges ideas, experiences, feedback, and support to improve their operations and best serve their students.

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Faster application processing. Better student service.
Case Studies / Operational Efficiency

Faster application processing. Better student service.

Cuyahoga Community College used to need 5-7 business days to turn an application around. Now? Just 1-2 days. Find out how.

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  • Empowering Employees
    White Papers / Enrollment and Retention and Advancement

    Empowering Employees

    Higher education is a field with a bold, important mission for the people it serves and the people who work in this field. That mission—core values and all—is a magnetic, guiding force. But that does not mean faculty, staff, and students are fully engaged at all times.

  • Turning prospects into donors: Do you have the right moves?
    White Papers / Enrollment and Retention and Advancement

    Turning prospects into donors: Do you have the right moves?

    Moves are actions you take to create and deepen relationships with your top donors and prospects. Managing these moves in a formal, strategic fashion—moves management—is widely recognized as a best practice in major gifts fundraising.

  • Hitting the Sweet Spot for Cloud Deployment in Higher Education
    White Papers / Cloud for Higher Ed

    Hitting the Sweet Spot for Cloud Deployment in Higher Education

    In today’s rapidly changing landscape, higher education institutions need new ways to respond to the demands of students, faculty, and staff to deliver flexible, cost-effective services tailored to individual needs. Budget constraints and rising expectations for modern services make it even more imperative to exploit the speed and agility of new models.

  • The psychology of student attention
    White Papers / Student Experience

    The psychology of student attention

    In a saturated media landscape, recruiting, and enrollment officers are in an unprecedented battle for attention. Winning that battle depends on understanding how today’s prospective students think and act—and adjusting your own thinking and actions accordingly.

  • Helping students succeed
    White Papers / Student Experience

    Helping students succeed

    Building on the educational principles that promote student learning and graduation, this white paper describes new ways of using early alerts to bolster early engagement.

  • Pathways to the Cloud
    Spotlights / Cloud for Higher Ed

    Pathways to the Cloud

    A repository of information on the biggest pain points of systems transformation

  • Solving the data rich, insight poor dilemma
    eBooks / Analytics and Performance

    Solving the data rich, insight poor dilemma

    This eBook explores the state of analytics in higher education and how to get started building a program that gets you where you want to go.

  • Why expense management is particularly tough for higher education
    eBooks / Operational Efficiency

    Why expense management is particularly tough for higher education

    This eBook provides all the tried and true best practices you need to manage complex expenses related to grants, athletic teams, and procurement.

  • Ellucian Ethos
    eBooks / Student Experience

    Ellucian Ethos

    This eBook highlights the capabilities of Ellucian's next-gen, cloud-based platform, including analytics, integration, and mobile.

  • When it comes to financial aid, self-service serves everyone
    eBooks / Student Experience

    When it comes to financial aid, self-service serves everyone

    This eBook offers strategies and tools for making financial aid an easier, more productive experience for students, staff, and your institution.