Sierra-Cedar is a leading Higher Education implementer of Oracle Student Financial Planning Cloud, Oracle Student Management Cloud, Oracle Cloud Applications, and PeopleSoft. We are also an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, helping clients move from PeopleSoft and EBS to AWS Cloud.


Sierra-Cedar has been dedicated to higher education since 1995. Our industry-focused consultants average 13 years of higher education experience. Many have prior work experience as faculty, senior administrators, and leaders in academic, student, human resources, financial, and IT organizations.

Oracle Cloud Applications

We have delivered more than 85 Oracle Cloud Application projects. Our consultants have deep higher education experience, so they understand your unique requirements. We help institutions address today’s needs and prepare for tomorrow’s challenges.

PeopleSoft Applications

We have served 350+ PeopleSoft Higher Education clients, supporting over 1,500 projects in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, HCM, & Financials. Our approach focuses on empowering client teams with the skills needed to manage their technology.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Sierra-Cedar is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. Our experience in Higher Education allows us to understand your unique challenges and offer proven strategies and solutions as you move to and function in the Cloud.

Cloud Managed Services

Sierra-Cedar has provided managed service offerings since 1999 and is one of the largest independent providers of Oracle Application Management Services. We support approximately 600 hosted Oracle (PeopleSoft and EBS) ERP environments.

Oracle Specialists

Successful Projects

Certified Cloud Higher Education Consultants

Oracle Clients


Oracle Specialists


Successful Projects


Certified Cloud Higher Education Consultants


Oracle Clients


"Working with AWS and Sierra-Cedar, the College of the Holy Cross has scaled our infrastructure to meet our peak period requirements during student enrollment. Course enrollment confirmations that previously took up to a minute are now completed for students in seconds running on AWS.”

Brian Bergeron, ERP Manager

- College of the Holy Cross

"We had a tight timeline and limited resources for our cloud project. Sierra-Cedar's skilled consultants and agile methodologies helped Bowie State migrate from PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud seamlessly and efficiently.”

Maurice Tyler, Chief Information Officer

- Bowie State University

"We have simplified the Financial Aid experience for our students with the SFP Student Portal allowing them to focus on academic success with the goal of graduating in four years."

William Hudson Jr., Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs

- Florida A&M University

"Sierra-Cedar joined the Pitt team as a true partner, helping us understand the system fully and jumping in when needed to help solve a problem, take on extra work, or review options with us. Their expertise and support were a huge part of our success.”

Angela Neria, Associate VP of Technology

- Pittsburg State University

“Florida A&M University (FAMU) chose Oracle's Student Financial Planning (SFP) application as a proactive approach to utilize technology for positive change to better serve our students. Sierra-Cedar collaborated with FAMU to reexamine business processes that would allow our financial aid team to allocate more time to advise students and parents rather than running manual processes."

William Hudson Jr., Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs

- Florida A&M University

"I attribute our success to strong internal project management, a cooperative partnership with Sierra-Cedar, excellent consultants, and a dedicated project team. Without any one of these, the project could have faltered. Sierra-Cedar’s consultants have become like “family,” and they are as committed to our success as we are."

Nadine Stern, Former VP for IT and Enrollment Services

- The College of New Jersey

"Sierra-Cedar has been an important partner in helping ASU make significant progress toward our goal of enabling student success in ASU’s ongoing evolution toward the New American University by successfully migrating ASU’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Human Capital Management systems to the AWS Cloud. Sierra-Cedar’s ERP and AWS expertise and their high level of professionalism made it easy to complete the migration ahead of schedule."

Jess Evans, Ph.D., Chief Operating and Digital Transformation Officer

- Arizona State University

"The execution was flawless, and the migration was completed without interruption to our faculty or students. I could not have asked for anything more.”

Derrick Griffin, Systems & Security Engineer

- Lake Michigan College

"Sierra-Cedar was instrumental in assisting K-State with restoring our production HR System and migrating the system to AWS, allowing us to meet our immediate payroll deadline. They have also assisted us in staging other ERP systems for DR/BC capability in the future."

Gary L. Pratt, Chief Information Officer

- Kansas State University

Featured Content

Check out details on our service offerings for Oracle Cloud Applications, Oracle Student Financial Planning, PeopleSoft, and Amazon Web Services. You can also find our latest insights through the blogs and webinars.


Implementing Oracle Student: Reflections From
An Oracle Early Adopter


Navigating FAFSA Simplification Changes

Client Success Story

College of the Holy Cross

Oracle Student Cloud

Spring Arbor University


Should States Require Completion of the FAFSA for High School Seniors?  A Positive Outcome in Alabama

Client Success Story

Pittsburg State University

White Paper

Alabama Addresses Worker Shortage & Provides
Opportunities for Disadvantaged Students

Solution Sheet

Oracle’s Student Finanical Planning


How Can We Help Your Institution Achieve Its Transformational Goals?