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Training Courses Inventory

The Office of the University Registrar host a variety of training courses available to the University's faculty and staff.


Banner is a comprehensive computer information system that contains information on courses, students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Components of the Banner system include student, financial aid, finance, human resources, and alumni.

Banner is available in many different modalities:

  • Internet Native Banner (INB): Banner web application used by the University to access the Banner system for day-to-day business operations. Banner INB is used to manage student information, financial information, financial aid information, alumni/advancement data, and human resource information. Specialized training and a formal security access application are required for access to INB. Most often INB users are those that work in academic and administrative offices.
  • Self Service Banner (SSB):  Web-based application that accessible through the University's Portal (ULink). Students, staff and instructional faculty have access to this system by default. The majority of the university's faculty and staff are able to access all the information needed via SSB. Students are able to view, update and print records from the Banner Student database. Faculty have access to their schedules, class rosters, grading, and information on their student's curriculum.
  • Extensible Ecosystem (XE): Banner solution to share a common architecture between SSB and INB. The University will continue to implement XE as additional applications become available.

DegreeWorks is a comprehensive academic advising, transfer articulation, and degree audit solution that aligns students, advisors, and institutions to a common goal: helping students graduate on time.

Course Inventory Overview

Assigning Advisors
Training focuses on the maintenance of adding and revising student's academic advisor/advisee information.
Intended Audience: Administrative Professionals.

Focuses on navigation and creating and running degree audits.
Intended Audience: Academic Dean's Office and Support Staff and/or Department Heads.

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974)
This training discusses the federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. This course includes an overview of rights granted to students by this federal law, requirements of university employees regarding accessing and releasing educational records, and a discussion of Directory Information.
Intended Audience:  University faculty and staff

Granting Overrides
Training highlights the purpose of the allowance of override permissions and review of the form to add/remove override permission.
Intended Audience: Department Heads, Academic Dean's Office and Support. *Granting override permission access must be approved by the Academic Dean prior to attending training.

INB Basic Navigation
This navigation training focuses on navigating through Internet Native Banner (INB) and is required as a prerequisite for a Banner INB account. Review of basic functionality including name search, navigation tools, basic INB forms, main menu and setting up "My Links',  etc.
Intended Audience: Staff in Academic or Administrative Departments. *Formal security access is required.

Student Advising Profile | Lifting Advisor Holds
Navigating the Student Advising Profile, lifting advisor holds, viewing unofficial transcripts, advisee search/listing, viewing of class roster, and SSB/ULINK navigation.
Intended Audience: Staff and faculty in Academic or Administrative Departments.