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Ensure quick, secure user access for all identities 

Modernize your IT with intelligent identity security. Give faculty, staff, and students quick, secure access to applications and files while protecting sensitive data.

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Accelerate your identity security transformation with confidence. Assess the maturity of your identity capabilities.


Empower students and staff with easy access

Faculty, staff, and students need quick and easy access to applications and data. At the same time, higher education institutions must safeguard personal information and comply with regulations like the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Higher education institutions have complex user populations where a single staff member may have multiple affiliations. This complexity cannot be safely managed manually.

SailPoint’s intelligent AI-driven identity security reduces cyber risk with automated access as someone joins, changes roles, or leaves and enables convenient fast self-service access requests and password resets.

With SailPoint, colleges and universities can control user access to data with an easy-to-use dashboard, ensuring that programmed policies are applied automatically across the institution — even when resources are limited.

  • Quickly enable faculty, staff, and students with the right access
  • Improve user satisfaction with quick self-service password reset 
  • Save IT time by automating provisioning and deprovisioning 
  • Be audit ready and achieve compliance with automated reporting 
  • Identify potential risks with AI insights to prevent costly breaches


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Facilitate secure user access

Boost user satisfaction with fast access

Empower staff and students to complete tasks themselves with self-service access requests and password resets.  

Reduce IT burden and cost

Automate time-intensive provisioning and deprovisioning. Spend less time managing your identity program so you can focus on other competing priorities. 

Improve compliance and audit performance

Stay compliant with regulations including FERPA, GDPR, and CCPA and improve audit performance with automated policies that review access rights.

Reduce risk of data breaches

Prevent risk from overprovisioning and turn vast amounts of identity data into actionable insights so you can spot potential risks faster.

Increase visibility into students, employees, and contractors 

Get a 360 degree view into user populations with diverse identities including applicants, students, alumni, faculty, staff and non-employee contractors. 

Secure identities with multiple affiliations

Manage access with multiple authoritative sources within complex higher education user populations. Secure individuals with one-to-many roles such as student, staff, and volunteer.

Seamlessly connect applications

Integrate credentialing, HR, ERP, learning management, and other applications to create an identity security ecosystem. 

Customer Stories

SailPoint is the foundation for the future

quote With IdentityNow, we now have a solution that also is harmonious with our cloud-first strategy.

Kim Valois, CISO at Flinders University


Expand your identity security expertise

SailPoint + Workday: Deploying together for smooth sailing

Integrating SailPoint to Workday enables organizations to leverage Workday as a single source of truth.

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How mature is your identity security strategy?

Discover the 5 horizons of Identity Security and take the interactive online assessment to see how mature your identity security program is.

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Harvard empowers staff and students with identity security 

See how Harvard improved its security posture with identity governance, and learn what other universities can do to.

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Start your identity security journey today

SailPoint’s Identity Security Cloud solution enables organizations to manage and secure real-time access to critical data and applications for every enterprise identity with an intelligent and unified approach.


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Streamline secure data access for students and faculty

SailPoint is trusted by the world’s largest, most complex universities. Find out how SailPoint can make accessing applications and data easier while reducing cybersecurity risks.