Get started with AWS Cloud for higher education

Learn how the cloud can ease your most pressing challenges including security, scalability, and cost savings

New to the cloud?

Register now for a live webinar where you’ll learn what the cloud can do for your institution.

An introduction webinar to cloud for higher education institutions

Higher Education: Thinking Out Cloud

An introduction to cloud for higher education institutions

Higher education leaders tell us they feel like there is more to do than staffing, time, and funding currently permit. We hear you. In this live virtual session, you will learn how cloud-based solutions and tools can help you address your most pressing challenges while saving costs.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

60 minutes

Cloud First Projects Webinar

Reducing cost and increasing engagement with the cloud

Protecting higher education’s infrastructure

Disaster recovery (DR) and continuity strategies

Ransomware is top of mind for academic institutions, along with the priorities of disaster recovery and business continuity. Whether caused by natural disaster, technical failure, or malicious action, the outcome often involves unplanned downtime, and your team needs to be prepared to recover.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

30 minutes


Sixteen questions to assess cloud readiness

The AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART) will set you on a path for cloud adoption success. Completing the 16 questions in our cloud readiness assessment can transform your idea of moving to the cloud into a detailed plan, following AWS Professional Services' best practices. CART helps schools of all sizes develop efficient and effective plans for cloud adoption and enterprise cloud migrations. This online survey and assessment report details your cloud migration readiness across six perspectives, including business, people, process, platform, operations, and security.

How do most institutions get started?

Cloud storage
with AWS

A reliable, scalable, and secure
place for your data

AWS Higher Ed - Cloud Storage


Keep your data in sync using lightweight
compute and storage

AWS Higher Ed - Amazon EC2

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Securely manage access to AWS services and
resources and set up fault tolerant authentication

AWS Higher Ed - AWS IAM

Desktop and application
streaming with AWS

Deliver secure access to desktops and applications anywhere, anytime, from any device

AWS Higher Ed - Desktop & App Streaming

AWS website

Low-cost ways to deliver websites
and web applications

AWS Higher Ed - Website Solutions

Alexa in

Enhance student learning and
living with voice technology

AWS Higher Ed - Alexa

Talk to us about preparing your team for cloud

One of the most effective ways to get your university or college ready for cloud is to host an on-campus training. Check out all the training courses available, and contact us to learn about special pricing for education customers.