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DocuSign for Education

Speed up paperwork for students and staff

Focus on what matters most to your school with DocuSign

As education leaders embrace the new normal, many are adopting transformational strategies that position their institutions for long-term success. Schools that continue to deliver on their core missions and evolve to improve student experiences will be pioneers in the future of education. The rapid adoption of digital technologies, like DocuSign, that speed up paper-based processes and improve the student and staff experience are part of the strategy for success.

Securely connect your entire agreement process with DocuSign to free your staff to focus on what matters most–your students.


Empower the student experience

Delight students with a seamless, digital, mobile-first experience that speeds up the completion of student paperwork and connects across your platforms.

Increase turnaround time and provide visibility

Prevent staff from having to correct and redo manual data-entry work due to errors in paper-based forms and contracts, and allow them to know where their document is throughout the process.

Do more with what you have

Free your staff to focus on students and your mission by replacing mountains of paperwork with a connected, automated, contract management workflow.

DocuSign for education

Featured products include:

DocuSign eSignature

Send, sign and succeed with the world’s #1 electronic signature product.

DocuSign CLM

Transform the entire agreement lifecycle with automated document generation, collaboration, workflows, and an easy-to-search, cloud-based central agreement repository.

DocuSign Notary

Securely send, sign and notarize agreements remotely–saving time and reducing the risk of identity fraud.

DocuSign Payments

Collect payments during the signing process via credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, or ACH electronic Payments.

DocuSign Integrations

Easily embed DocuSign into your existing tools with our 400+ pre-built integrations, like Salesforce, Workday, and Google.

DocuSign Gen for Salesforce

Automate agreement preparation in just a few clicks with DocuSign Gen for Salesforce. Prepare, sign and store student and faculty forms and contracts, all within Salesforce.
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Preparing For The Future of Higher Education

Read this whitepaper to better understand how universities and colleges that can adapt quickly will thrive in a new world of higher education.
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Use cases for education

Students, staff, and faculty can all benefit from a personalized experience, while you securely connect your agreement process and maximize productivity with DocuSign.

Admissions & Financial Aid

Admissions and financial aid departments need to offer clear, personalized application processes with fast turnaround times.

Student Services

With 94% of students expecting to complete forms online, transforming these processes into fast, efficient, digital workflows is essential.


Offering a digital gifting process to donors can advance the mission and expand the reach of your institution.


Providing a modern system of agreement that allows for tracking, transparency, collaboration and automation can take your research, grants and tech transfer capabilities to the next level.


Modernize your systems of agreement to ensure all the operational functions that make your school run can maximize efficiencies at scale.

Student onboarding (K-12)

Eliminate paper-based registrations and manual processes to better serve students. This infographic details how other schools have done this with DocuSign.

Parental sign offs (K-12)

Easily secure parental consent for field trips, medication administration, report cards and more with e-signatures and centralized storage of documents.
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DocuSign helps UT Austin stay efficient and accountable

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) partnered with DocuSign to accelerate digital transformation campus-wide. Read this case study to learn how UT Austin departments implemented more than 200 use cases across 17 departments to improve efficiency, accountability and profitability.
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Leading educational institutions use DocuSign

70% of proposals done in 1 day

Learn how this university modernized its agreement process with DocuSign.

Reduced costs by $823K

Learn how DocuSign helped this university increase staff productivity and go paperless.

Resources for schools and universities

On-demand webinar: Major Giving Teams' Shifts in Technology and Digital Agreements

Learn how major giving teams in Education have performed in 2020 and what challenges they faced.

Whitepaper: Top 10 Reasons Schools Choose DocuSign

Learn how to simplify operations and deliver a better experience to students, parents and staff members.

On-demand webinar: Adapting to the New Normal

Learn from industry experts at Georgetown University and The College of William and Mary as they discuss pivoting in this challenging environment.

Eliminate paper processes with DocuSign

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