About Ellucian Live Online: Connect, Learn, and Discover What's Next

Join our global community of experts, users, and partners at Ellucian Live Online

Community engagement

Connect virtually with your peers through facilitated chats, forums, one-to-one, and small group meetings. Fostering relationships has never been more important, and we’re here to help!

Online learning

Whether you’re an executive leader, a functional user or the technical go-to for your institution, we've co-created interactive learning experiences based on in-depth feedback from you and your peers. Take a deeper dive into Ellucian solutions, learn best practices from other schools or gain insight into the latest trends and challenges to affect higher ed.

Continuous access

We've transformed Ellucian Live from a three-day, in-person experience into an ongoing virtual program. Starting June 8, 2020, you'll have continuous, on-demand access to keynotes, sessions, and peer discussions until we meet again in-person for #eLive21.



José Andrés

José Andrés

Ellucian Live Online Closing Session

November 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Join Chef José Andrés and 18,000 of your global higher education peers for our Ellucian Live Online Closing Session on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Chef Andrés is no stranger to pushing boundaries and driving innovations that bring education, food, shelter, technology, and health services to millions around the world. During our closing session, he will fill us with inspiration and feed our passion for making a difference in the lives of the students we serve.

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Teresa Carlson
VP AWS Worldwide Public Sector

Destination Cloud: Your Journey to Get There - A Panel of Your Peers & Teresa Carlson, VP Public Sector at AWS

Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Public Sector for Amazon Web Services discusses the strategic nature of the Ellucian and AWS Strategic partnership and what it means for the future of education. Her talk focuses on scaling online learning solutions, addressing connectivity to enable online learning, and closing the gap in educational opportunity as students transition to online learning. Joined by a panel of Ellucian cloud customers, including Texas Southern University and Howard Community College, who share practical advice about their journey to the cloud.

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Tom Ridge
Former Secretary of Homeland Security

A Conversation with Former Secretary of Homeland Security and Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge

Tom Ridge, a former soldier, congressman and governor of Pennsylvania, was named as the first Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and later became the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Currently, he is Chairman of Ridge Global where he provides solutions to cyber security, international security and risk management issues. Together with Ellucian’s Chief Information Security Officer, Josh Sosnin, Ridge discusses the state of cybersecurity and how it impacts both higher education and daily lives, how distance education and remote administration will affect data security, and the future outlook for colleges and universities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Frequently asked questions

Is there a fee associated with Ellucian Live Online?

No. Ellucian Live Online is free to attend. We want to provide a platform that enables learning, sharing of best practices and encourages community and networking.

Is Ellucian Live Online all webinars? Will they be live or recorded?

Ellucian Live Online will feature both live and on-demand webinars which will enable all attendees to participate, regardless of schedule or location.

Will there be opening and closing General sessions?

Ellucian Live Online will feature keynote sessions each month as well as additional general sessions including product roadmaps.

Are Ellucian partners participating in Ellucian Live Online?

Ellucian Live Online will be more than a virtual exhibit hall. Each sponsoring partner will have its own virtual showcase. There will be opportunities to learn from and connect with partners who opt to offer office hours. We are committed to building an engaging sponsor experience. If you are not a sponsor and are interested please contact : [email protected]

Will Degree Works Forum be part of Ellucian Live Online?

Degree Works sessions will be available within Ellucian Live Online. Starting June 8 you can search for sessions by product.

When will Ellucian Live 2020 Orlando refunds be processed?

We continue to process refunds for Ellucian Live. If you have specific questions about your refund please send your question via email to Ellucian Live Meeting Headquarters [email protected]

How long is Ellucian Live Online?

Ellucian Live Online is about staying connected as a higher education community while we navigate these uncharted waters, together. Our current plan is to continue offering content as we have some to share that the community will value, and based on the academic calendar and what’s relevant. We will stay committed to engaging with this community, asking for your feedback and sharing plans as they evolve. Our ask in return is that you participate actively, share your input, and help us co-create this event in a way helps everybody shape what’s next for higher education.

Highlights from Ellucian Live 2019

8,000+ Attendees

1,365 Unique Institutions

99 Partners

550+ Sessions

2 Exceptional Keynote Addresses

42 Countries

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