Higher Education solutions

Transform your campus and stay education ready with help from our technology solutions.

Graduate to better technology for education.

Provide digital equity, rich learning and instructor opportunities, promote safety, and help boost productivity with technology solutions built right for higher education. From flexible online learning options to Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to power augmented reality (AR) experiences to voice and collaboration technologies, our higher education solutions can help provide a better campus experience.

Digital Equity

With Verizon Digital Inclusion, you can help give Pell Grant recipients the tools they need to succeed, whether they’re in the classroom or working remotely.

Call to speak with a Verizon Government Account Manager, or have one contact you.


Connect underserved communities with hotspots and mobile devices.

  • Paying the price: Ransomware in education

    Ransomware cost our education system $4 billion in 2022 – just for the downtime. Find out what’s making schools a top target, and get best practices for protecting your data.

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Smart campus: technology in the connected classroom and beyond

Transform the campus experience.

Whether meeting friends in the quad, engaged in immersive learning or posting pictures to social media at the football stadium, a connected campus can enhance students’ experiences.

Our solutions can be implemented quickly and easily to give your institution the performance it needs to keep people connected across locations. Backed by America’s most reliable 5G network¹, our secure, scalable services can help you improve hybrid learning, keep staff productive and manage facilities.

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Connectivity and 5G

To help keep you connected, we offer a variety of network services, including LTE and 5G Business Internet, that are easy to implement and provide secure, reliable performance.

Virtual Network Services

Transform your network from single-purpose connections to a software-managed, cost-effective ecosystem.

VoIP and phone services

Consolidate your phone systems on a single Voice over IP (VoIP) network to help drive better collaboration and improve the student experience.

Intelligent Video

Help protect people and assets with Intelligent Video solutions.

Intelligent Lighting

Help save energy and improve campus safety with lighting technology.

Dive deeper into connected campus possibilities.

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Hybrid learning in higher education

Blended or hybrid learning learning—mixing in-person with online instruction and study—has enabled more flexible access to higher education.

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How a Smart Connected Campus enhances the student experience

Smart Campus solutions give Universities an edge and provide higher levels of engagement and better outcomes.

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Verizon 5G Innovation Session: The Digital Transformation of Education

Watch our Verizon experts have thought-provoking discussions on the transformative benefits of 5G for K-12 and higher education with representatives from Ericsson, Arizona State University and NYC Media Lab.

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Bring out the best in your students with more collaborative and engaging class experiences.

Find out more about how BlueJeans by Verizon can help you  improve distance learning and remote work to help create better collaborative and engaging learning environments.

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What are the types of educational technology?

Learn about the types of educational technology to better understand where and how to use it effectively.

Immersive learning: Powered by 5G

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Engage students in new, powerful ways.

The modern classroom is no longer constrained by four walls. Educators need to be able to meet their students where they are—and take them to places they’ve never been before. From leveraging virtual reality (VR) to provide immersive context to a lesson, to becoming more accessible to remote and nontraditional learners, to innovating new ways to engage and excite your students, you need a strong foundation that can support it all.

5G networks and 5G-powered applications will play a significant role in reshaping the future of education to meet these new needs and expectations. We can help you integrate the high bandwidth and low latency of 5G into learning so you can support VR, AR and other immersive learning experiences, and unlock new potentials to help students thrive.

5G Ultra Wideband

Our connected campus portfolio leverages the power of 5G Ultra Wideband* to expose students to the power of possibilities

Network as a Service

The Verizon Network as a Service (NaaS) platform helps you support the delivery of dynamic applications and services while enabling advanced 5G technologies.

* 5G Ultra Wideband available in selected areas.

See 5G-powered learning in action.

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Using augmented reality to enhance college learning

Augmented reality is changing the education landscape and delivering an immersive learning experience that help students thrive.

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Verizon explores the 5G future of learning at Arizona State University 5G Innovation Hub.

Learn how student-led teams are developing solutions to bridge the digital divide using 5G and edge computing.

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Immersive virtual reality education

Explore how 5G helps put reality into virtual reality learning experiences.

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Don’t blink. 5G is changing education fast.

Learn how 5G networks are poised to enhance learning inside and outside the classroom through virtual reality.

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Build the future. Powered by 5G and you.

Learn more about our 5G Innovation Hub Program, with spaces at startups, universities and large enterprises, where our partners develop and test solutions that can change the world—all powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband.

Security: Connected learning requires careful protection.

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Help protect students and faculty from cyberattacks.

As you focus on creating a more connected campus and enhancing learning with 5G, protecting data, student information and your organization’s ability to operate requires a greater focus on cybersecurity than ever before. Mitigating your security risks means strengthening, securing and modernizing your network infrastructure. 

We offer a range of solutions that can help you safeguard student, faculty and university data by helping to modernize your network infrastructure, providing security assessments and mitigating threats. We understand the threat facing higher education—and we can help you better understand where to focus your security efforts.

Cybersecurity Assessment

Get an objective review of your school’s controls and practices, and implement assessment activities based on expert analysis.

Mobile Device Management

Help mitigate mobile risk across schools by streamlining how you manage mobility and protect data using a single management portal.

Rapid Response Retainer

Let our team of highly trained security experts help you plan your defense against possible attacks using accessible threat intelligence.

DDoS Shield

Use this highly scalable, cloud-based DDoS protection platform to detect and help mitigate large attack volumes.

Explore more about security in education.

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Keep your campuses securely connected

Get ahead of threats and keep your students, faculty, administrators and campuses safe from cyberattacks even with tight budgets and limited staff.

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Zero-trust security approach to higher education

Learn about zero trust, a strategic approach that helps higher education and K–12  organizations prevent successful data breaches. 

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Blended security

Explore the benefits of blended security, which can help keep the academic community safe while on campus—while also protecting the institution online, including its network and vital data.

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Higher education under attack

Learn why addressing every corner of security at higher-ed institutions can be a significant challenge, but also a critical one.

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2023 Data Breach Investigations Report

Strengthen your organization’s understanding and awareness of cybersecurity. Read our detailed analysis of 16,000+ security incidents from around the world.

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Knowledge, experience and results matter.

When you’re under pressure to do more with less, modernization becomes a necessity, not an option. Unleash the power of your technology and staff by identifying and translating objectives into strategy with help from our consultants. We offer a full spectrum of guidance to help you deliver better education experiences.

Professional and Managed Services

Get in-depth guidance and implementation support to help align your network and solutions with your objectives.

Cyber Risk Management

Fight cyberthreats more effectively and efficiently with a 360-degree view of your security posture.

Contact Center Managed Services

Deliver personalized experiences for students, parents and staff and disseminate information more quickly.

The experience and breadth to support higher education


years managing complex networks

500 K+

security, network and hosting devices under management


years supporting higher education

$126 B

invested in our network since 2000

1Most reliable 5G network based on more first place rankings in RootMetrics® 5G data reliability assessments of 125 metro markets conducted in 2H 2022. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on three national mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. RootMetrics rankings are not an endorsement of Verizon.

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