Technology, by its nature, is ever-evolving. Improving technology not only leads to a more sustainable, more robust system, it leads the way to more capabilities and better experiences overall.  Banner 9 Self-Service will provide a fresh look and updated functionality.

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

Summerville Campus
  • Advising Student Profile consolidates a student’s profile, education, and career path on a single page. And it’s newly accessible to advisors and students, allowing for truly personalized advice that helps students make better academic decisions.
  • Student Self-Service includes Class Roster and View Grades functionalities:
    • Class Roster lets faculty members review their students’ academic profiles and schedules, communicate with students over email, print class rosters, and more.
    • View Grades lets faculty members, students, and their advisors view a student’s academic progress.
  • Faculty Grade Entry offers faculty members mobile capability for entering assignment grades and posting midterm, final, and incomplete grades. The application can then automatically compute a final grade. To make things even easier, faculty members can also import grades directly from their existing spreadsheets or their learning management system.
  • Banner® Registration updated with intuitive registration tools and a mobile-friendly design to make it easier than ever for students, advisors, and administrators to use. And it now includes seamless integration with Ellucian Degree Works™, advisor access, and registration planning via Student Education Planner. These new features:
    • Give advisors the tools they need to help students plan for success
    • Let the Registrar’s Office create demand-analysis reports so they can anticipate course demand;
    • Deliver global capabilities that allow all Banner Student customers to plan for and track program completion.

HOW WILL THIS AFFECT YOU?

STUDENTS

  • Students use POUNCE, which is a part of Banner, to register, view records, access account information, apply for Financial Aid, review Financial Aid information, and keep their tax information up to date. This update will make these processes much more streamlined and mobile friendly.
  • Because information can be accessed and utilized via electronic resources, less paper will be used/needed.

FACULTY

  • Increased data integrity and improved analytics will provide earlier identification of students that need support, enhancing student success and retention.
  • Because information can be accessed and utilized via electronic resources, less paper will be used/needed.

STAFF

  • Staff will have easier access to information that they need for meetings, routine assignments, and special projects. This can lead to deeper conversations about the information they are getting and can help drive their initiatives further.
  • Clearer information can be gained faster with less guess work. This means that there will be less time spent digging and working with solutions that are kludgy.
  • Time and other resources spent nursing current customizations along can be “reclaimed” for new ideas that will propel the University forward.
  • Increased data integrity and improved analytics will provide earlier identification of students that need support to aid in their retention.
  • Because information can be accessed and utilized via electronic resources, less paper will be used/needed.

UPGRADE TIMELINE

SSB Roadmap (Planned)