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Higher education.

Run your institution more efficiently and effectively. Workday has reinvented finance, HR, student, grants management, and planning applications to help you take your institution forward.

See Workday applications for higher education.

Many of North America’s leading higher-education institutions use Workday.
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A higher degree of knowledge.

Easily manage your entire institution. Recruit and retain best-fit students and employees; support open-ended terms and flexible payment schedules; track academic appointments, tenure, and memberships; manage endowments and grants; and so much more—all in a single system designed by higher education for higher education.

Our flexible budgetary control framework and position budgeting capabilities give you visibility into your institution’s financial health, helping you to improve compliance, ensure accountability, and reduce errors.

With Workday, your institution can:

  • Adapt quickly to new learning and outcome models and other changes
  • Engage students, faculty, and staff with truly mobile communications
  • Gain greater insight into faculty and staff to optimize resources
  • Improve accuracy and compliance for grants, budgets, and awards

Applications for higher education.

Infinitely flexible. Extremely intuitive. Incredibly powerful. Our applications are equipped to meet your institution’s unique needs.

Financial Management

Make better decisions with a full view of your institution’s finances. Get a complete range of financial tools, real-time insights, and fully auditable business processes.

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management Reporting
  • Financial Planning
  • Expenses
  • Procurement
  • Inventory
  • Projects
  • Grants Management
Financial Performance Management

By harnessing financial data from your existing accounting systems-of-record, Workday Financial Performance Management delivers the reporting, analytics, and planning capabilities to drive improved business results.

  • Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting
  • Consolidation and Close
  • Management Reporting
Human Capital Management

Hire, compensate, retain, and develop your faculty and staff. Workday is designed to adapt as your institution evolves.

  • Human Resource Management
  • Workforce Planning
  • Recruiting
  • Talent Management
  • Learning
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll Management
  • Time and Absence
Prism Analytics

Empower your organization to make better decisions. Workday Prism Analytics brings together all of the relevant data needed to produce and share robust financial and people analytics.

Student

Transform the business of higher education. Get built-in analytics, a flexible academic foundation, and an embedded system of engagement.

  • Academic Foundation
  • Student Recruiting
  • Student Admissions
  • Curriculum Management
  • Student Records
  • Academic Advising
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Financials

 

Customers

The world’s leading organizations trust Workday as their enterprise cloud suite, supporting breakthrough results in finance and HR across a wide range of challenges and industries.

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We are trying to tackle the big issue of how to offer affordability and excellence in higher education. We needed to find dollars in our budget and make them available via scholarship. Workday is providing a modern finance system that will help us do that.

Michael Hofherr

Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Ohio State University