Higher Education Use Case Examples

Higher education offers a rich collection of valuable use cases for DocuSign. Below is a list of some possibilities. If you are interested in learning more or speaking with someone who’s already implemented one, please reach out to mailto:esignatures-support@berkeley.edu. You can also find some more use case information, including ROI data, on Drive.

Examples by Sector

Admissions and Financial Aid

  • Enrollment Applications
  • Enrollment Agreement
  • Verification Forms
  • Campus Housing Application
  • Application Fee Payment/Waiver
  • Early Decision Agreement
  • Admission Deferral Form
  • Scholarship Forms
  • Residence Questionnaire
  • FAFSA Forms
  • Income Verification
  • Noncustodial Waiver Request
  • Loan Adjustment Request

Academics and Registrar

  • Transcript Request Form
  • Add/Drop Form
  • Declaration of Major/Minor
  • Records Request Form
  • Personal Data Update Form
  • Internship Proposal Agreement
  • Independent Study Proposal
  • Part-time Student Petition
  • Academic Overload Request
  • External Credit Equivalency Form
  • Official Withdrawal
  • Request to Graduate
  • Replacement Diplomas Form

Campus Life

  • Meal Plan Agreements
  • Occupancy Agreement
  • General Incident Report Form
  • Title IX Reporting Form
  • Transfer Roommate Request
  • Campus Police Forms
  • Parking Permit Application
  • Health Services & Medical Needs
  • Student Organization Application
  • Student Organization Recognition
  • Event Forms
  • Greek Life Forms
  • Student Government Forms

Procurement

  • RFP Sign Off
  • Vendor Profile Form
  • Purchase Orders
  • Contract Routing Form
  • Conflict of Interest Form
  • Vendor Authorization Form
  • Master Service Agreement
  • Independent Contractor Form
  • PCard Forms
  • Sole Source Justification
  • Purchase Order Modification
  • Supplier Compliance
  • Vendor Performance Evaluation

Human Resources

  • Adjunct/Faculty Contracts
  • New Hire Paperwork
  • Benefits Forms
  • Policy Distribution
  • Child Care Forms
  • Work-Study Authorization
  • Leave of Absence Forms
  • Direct Deposit Authorization
  • Salary Adjustments
  • Relocation Authorization
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Tuition Reduction Application
  • Retirement Forms
  • Termination Reports
  • Background Check Forms

Construction and Facilities

  • Professional Services Agreement
  • Facilities Request
  • Work Orders
  • Maintenance Charge-back Form
  • Safety Forms & Permits
  • Key/Lock Requests
  • Planned Outage Notification
  • Custodial Service Request
  • Parking & Transportation Forms
  • Capital Project Request
  • Real Estate Documents
  • RFQ's
  • Construction Contracts

Compliance/Risk Management

  • Liability Waivers for Outdoor Edu
  • Travel Participant List
  • Certificate of Insurance Request
  • Accident Reports
  • Health & Safety Forms
  • Release of Liability
  • Job Site Safety Analysis
  • Disability Claim Form
  • Property Damage Report
  • Driver History Questionnaire
  • Vehicle Usage Agreement
  • Vehicle Accident Report

Information Technology

  • Asset Management
  • Administrative Access Agreement
  • Equipment Install Requests
  • Software Access Request
  • Incident Reporting
  • Technology Setup Request
  • Change Requests
  • Field Services Reports
  • Data and Decision Support Access
  • Training Request
  • Distribution List Request

Financial Services

  • Disbursement Request Form
  • Petty Cash Authorization Form
  • Invoice Processing
  • Honorarium Payment Request
  • Payment Request Form
  • Event Deposit Form
  • Expense Reimbursement Request
  • Travel Authorization
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Check Requisition Form
  • Direct Payment
  • Stop Payment Request

Advancement

  • New Fund Request Form
  • New Gift Form & Agreements
  • Donation Transmittal Form
  • Pledge Form
  • Event Management Forms
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Alumni Membership Form
  • Photo Release Form
  • Marketing Requests
  • Trademark & Licensing Usage
  • Public Records Request

Research and Innovation

  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Sponsored Research Proposals
  • Proposal Review Form
  • Grant Applications
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure
  • Invention Disclosure
  • Material Transfer Agreements
  • Fund Advance Request
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Subcontract/Subaward Requests
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Subject Payment Forms

Athletics

  • Coachs' Recruiting Logs
  • Unofficial/Official Visit Forms
  • Student Athlete Medical Forms
  • Financial Aid/NLI Request Form
  • Drop Student-Athlete Notification
  • Season Ticket Sales
  • Season Ticket Renewals
  • Facilities Rental Form
  • Camp Registration Forms
  • Intramural Registration