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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solutions for Education

Student Portal

For over three years, Microsoft has released solution accelerators based on Dynamics 365 for industries including healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, finance, nonprofits and education.  Each year we are seeing new solutions and updates to solutions based on Dynamics 365, Power Apps and the Common Data Model.

In August 2021 Microsoft released the Higher Education component in the latest version of the Dynamics 365 Education Accelerator v3.2.3.10.

Here are some highlights from the Higher Ed solution

  • A student portal 
  • An advisor dashboard 
  • A business partner dashboard for events, hackathons, internships, scholarships, and grants.
  • The Accomplishment extension tracking student work outside courses.
  • The Grants phone app that allows research faculty to keep track of applications and approvals. 
  • Rich reporting on students applying for internships, grants, and scholarships.
  • System views for tables including students, faculty, extracurricular activities, previous education, test scores, courses, academic periods, programs, test types, registration status, and areas of interest.
Advisor Dashboard

Microsoft K-12 Dynamics solution has features for students, teachers and parents, including parent and student portals, form management, fundraising, attendance and behavior management. 

K-12 Student Portal

Dynamics 365 industry solutions are available from GitHub and in the Microsoft AppSource app store.  Developers may prefer to access the code via GitHub, while end users can take advantage of the packaging and easier installation from AppSource. Industry solutions are available at no charge, but require Microsoft subscriptions to Dynamics 365, Power Apps and Power Portal depending on which features are implemented. 

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