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Banner 9 upgrades

Information Technology has partnered with the Registrar, Financial Aid, Accounting, Human Resources, Admissions and Enrollment Offices to plan for and implement more than 30 Banner upgrades by December 2018. The upgrades are collectively referred to as the Banner 9 upgrade.
You’ve already seen some portions of the Banner 9 upgrade: the Student Registration system implemented in February 2016 and the Employee Dashboard implemented in May 2017.

Why Change?
The technology through which our current Banner system (Banner 8) is delivered will no longer be supported by the vendors who developed it after December 2018.

Banner 9 is also no ordinary upgrade! Not only has the technology architecture changed significantly, it has an updated look and feel, fewer browser dependencies, a mobile-friendly interface, and no longer requires a Java client.

Project Schedule
The following tables list the Banner 9 updates that have already been released and those planned for the next several months.

Banner 9 Admin Pages (INB Equivalent) Release Schedule
Banner Admin Pages will be released as an alternative to existing Banner 8 functionality during the month listed. Both Banner 8 and Banner 9 interfaces will be available and can be used interchangeably for a period of time as individuals transition to using Banner 9 Admin Pages.

Target Release*

Banner Upgrade Module

Status

January 2018

Banner Student Admin Pages

In testing

January 2018

Banner Human Resources & Position Control Admin Pages

In testing

February 2018

Banner Finance Admin Pages

In testing

March 2018

Banner Financial Aid Admin Pages

In testing

April 2018

Banner Accounts Receivable Admin Pages

In testing

* subject to change

Banner 9 Self-Service Release Schedule
Self-Service modules generally replace and extend existing UIndy Self-Service functionality.

Target Release*

Banner Upgrade Module

Status

February 2016

Student Registration

Complete

May 2017

Employee Dashboard

Complete

December 2017

My Purchase Requisition

In testing

December 2017

Faculty Grade Entry

Final testing

March 2018

My Finance

Not started

July 2018

Banner Financial Aid Self-Service

Not started

*subject to change

Training

Information Technology is developing basic navigation documentation for Banner Admin Pages (the Banner 9 equivalent to Banner INB) as well as a schedule of open sessions where current Banner INB users can try out the new Banner 9 Admin Pages. When scheduled, we will communicate those dates and times through the Intercom site and via email.

Contact Amber Weishaar at aweishaar@uindy.edu with questions.