Get started with AWS Cloud for higher education

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

Curious what the cloud can do for your institution?

Register for our events below where we'll explain what other institutions are doing.

Cloud Essentials Webinar (101)

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. Join this webinar to learn how cloud-based solutions and tools can help address your most pressing challenges while saving on costs.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 
2:00PM ET (
60 min)

Cloud Projects Webinar (201)

Speed up your cloud transformation

Protecting higher education–Disaster recovery and continuity strategies

Learn how cloud-based disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can help your institution get ready to mitigate disruption in a fast, reliable, and cost-effective way.

We will share real world examples of how institutions can better prepare to respond to outages caused by natural disaster, technical failure, or malicious action. 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
2:00PM ET (30 min)

Virtual Solution Workshop (301)

Engaging students through a digital, one-stop experience

How to improve student outcomes through machine learning

Learn how higher education is applying machine learning (ML) to improve outcomes, enhance the student experience, and drive innovation in research.

We cover use cases throughout the student journey, including marketing, recruiting, admissions, campus life, student success, and retention.

Thursday, June 30, 2022
1:00PM ET (3 hr)

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 the training courses, and contact us to learn about special pricing for education customers.