U.S. Army Leverages PeopleSoft’s Student Administration Application for Online University Initiative with PricewaterhouseCoopers

May 11, 2001

PeopleSoft, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSFT), a world leader in providing eBusiness applications, today announced that its Student Administration software will be used within PricewaterhouseCoopers’ online learning portal solution recently selected by the US Army.

Under the agreement, PeopleSoft will be instrumental in providing soldiers with convenient and easy access to higher education degrees and advanced training certifications.

“We are proud that PeopleSoft has been selected to provide the administrative component of Army University Access Online,” said Ron Sullivan, general manager and vice president for federal at PeopleSoft. “This project is a great opportunity to work in conjunction with our contacts within education and government while helping to provide unprecedented distance learning opportunities to America’s soldiers.”

PeopleSoft Student Administration will provide the administrative backbone for student records and course registration for the Army University Access Online (AUAO) portal. It offers a comprehensive suite of integrated solutions that automate and improve administrative processes while significantly reducing overhead costs.

Designed specifically for the internet, PeopleSoft Student Administration addresses every aspect of student administration – from recruitment through admissions, student services, financial aid, fund-raising, grant-writing and alumni relations. In addition, PeopleSoft Consulting (PSC) will work closely with PricewaterhouseCoopers to build a best-of-breed distance learning solution that leverages the best practices of both organizations.

“We are pleased to have PeopleSoft and other leading e-learning vendors as part of our Army University Access Online solutions-provider team. Our use of best-of-breed technology vendors and our leading edge portal provide critical services for student education, all in one click,” said Jill Kidwell, Management Consulting Services partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

About PeopleSoft, Inc.

PeopleSoft is a world leader in providing eBusiness applications that enable people – customers, employees, and suppliers – to power the internet. PeopleSoft’s pure internet Customer Relationship Management, Supply Chain Management, and Enterprise management solutions provide the industry’s most open and flexible e-commerce platform.

PeopleSoft employs more than 8,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 eBusiness consultants. More than 4,700 organizations in 107 countries run on PeopleSoft eBusiness applications. For more information, visit us at, www.peoplesoft.com.

PeopleSoft and the PeopleSoft logo are registered trademarks. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright (c) 2001 PeopleSoft, Inc. All rights reserved.

About PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Management Consulting Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers helps clients maximize their business performance by integrating strategic change, process improvements and technology solutions. Through a worldwide network of skills and resources, consultants manage complex projects with global capabilities and local knowledge, from strategy through implementation.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (www.pwcglobal.com) is the world’s largest professional services organization. Drawing on the knowledge and skills of more than 150,000 people in 150 countries, we help our clients solve complex business problems and measurably enhance their ability to build value, manage risk and improve performance in an Internet-enabled world. PricewaterhouseCoopers refers to the member firms of the worldwide PricewaterhouseCoopers organization.