Dropbox Education Build a secure, connected campus

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

Dropbox Education

Manage users and safeguard institutional data

Visibility and control

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

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.

Trust and compliance

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

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Accelerate academic and research collaboration

Equip researchers with secure collaboration and file sharing with Dropbox. With cross-device sync and no upload size limits on desktop and mobile, researchers can collaborate on and securely share all file types, including Office 365, G Suite, DCM, LaTeX, and more.

Researchers can work wherever they are with our mobile, desktop, and web apps—across all operating systems, including Linux. With Dropbox Paper, research teams can work together in real time to take notes, coordinate projects, and easily access data in one centralized source of truth.

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Boost student learning and staff productivity

Foster faculty and student engagement and enhance staff productivity. Dropbox's education solution connects with best-in-class learning management systems like Blackboard, Canvas, and Moodle, as well as popular communications tools like Slack and Zoom. And with Dropbox Paper, teams can bring creation and coordination together in one collaborative workspace.

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.

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Campuses worldwide run on Dropbox Education

"Dropbox provides an amazing balance of feature-rich usability and security. At Wharton, our mission is to create and share business knowledge; we leverage Dropbox to enable seamless collaboration between faculty and students both on and off campus while protecting their cutting-edge academic research and other sensitive data."

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.com/business/trust.

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.