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Dropbox Education

Build a secure, connected campus

Power student learning, faculty research, and staff operations on Dropbox Education’s secure cloud collaboration platform.

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Manage users and safeguard institutional data

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Visibility and control

Dropbox Education gives IT the administrative tools they need to easily manage users, monitor activity, and control sharing permissions.

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Advanced security

Multi-layered protection helps you safeguard sensitive research IP and institutional data. Customize security by integrating with tools like Active Directory, Cloudlock, Shibboleth, InCommon, and Okta.

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Trust and compliance

Dropbox supports the most widely accepted standards and regulations, including FERPA, COPPA, HIPAA, HITECH, ISO 27001, 27017, 27018, and ISO 22301. Dropbox Paper also supports HIPAA compliance.

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Accelerate academic and research collaboration

With cross-device sync and file sharing across all operating systems—including Linux—researchers can securely collaborate on all file types, including Office 365, G Suite, DCM, LaTeX, and more.

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Boost student learning and staff productivity

Foster faculty and student engagement. Dropbox connects with best-in-class learning management systems like Blackboard, Canvas, and Moodle, and communications tools like Slack and Zoom.

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Speed up agreement workflows

Admissions, human resources, and facilities staff can also request, sign, and store important documents using integrations with HelloSign and other best-of-breed eSignature solutions.

Frequently asked questions

The Dropbox Education sales team will work with you to find the best plan for your unique needs. With the option to purchase the right amount of storage for your team, and preserve up to 180 days of file version history, Dropbox allows you to tailor your deployment to your budget. All Education teams will get access to features and partner integrations Dropbox has specifically developed for educational institutions and schools.

Dropbox Education offers teams a pooled storage space based on their team size. Teams of 300 users or more get 15 GB of shared storage space for each user. If you need more space, or would like to better understand the current Dropbox usage on your domain, please contact us.

If you’re interested in learning more about Dropbox Education, or would like to discuss pricing options for smaller education teams, please contact our sales team.

Through NET+ Dropbox Education, both Internet2 member and non-member institutions can receive discounted pricing and enhanced legal protections. Learn more here.

Dropbox has partnered with GÉANT to provide affordable access to Dropbox Education for education and research institutions across Europe. To find out more about this offering, talk to our team.

Absolutely! As long as your team admin permits external sharing, you can share with any Dropbox user, even if they’re not a member of your Dropbox Education team. Remember that Dropbox Basic and Plus users will be restricted by their personal storage quotas.

Dropbox can be used in a small lab, or stretched across an entire campus. Fill out the contact form here, and someone from our education team will get back to you about how Dropbox Education can best fit your needs.

At Dropbox, data security and user privacy are top priorities. You can learn more about our approach to security at

Dropbox Paper is a collaborative workspace where students, faculty, researchers, and staff can coordinate projects and communicate around content—all in one doc. Paper offers real-time co-editing features right alongside annotations, task lists, timelines, and live previews of images, spreadsheets, PDFs, and more. Teams use Paper to coordinate projects, take notes and brainstorm, and review and share work in one centralized source of truth. Paper is included with Dropbox Education and supports HIPAA compliance. Learn more here.

Migration services are now available to support transitions to Dropbox from on prem and other cloud providers. Click here to learn more or contact our sales team.