Southern Oregon University uses the Ellucian Banner System to administer student, finance, and human resource information. Banner is a secure administrative software system that supports the full range of functions necessary for student, finance, and human resource administration including registration, admissions, advising, recruiting, accounts receivable, housing, scheduling, payroll, tracking employee personnel records, and tracking departmental budgets and expenses including creating purchase orders, invoices, institutional JV's, and the reports showing these transactions.

In addition to the Banner administrative system, we have other interfaces to the Banner database (i.e., InsideSOU, Banner Self-Service Banner, Banner Operational Data Store, Banner Enterprise Data Warehouse).

Below is a description of each system and the information it provides. For documentation associated with each system, please click on the system link. We offer training classes for most of the systems listed below. To sign up for a training class, or get an account request form, please contact us at banner@support.sou.edu.

InsideSOU

Description:

InsideSOU provides one-stop access to Banner, Banner Self-Service (SISWeb), Moodle, email and much more. You'll find easy access to campus services, information, and communications with only a single login. InsideSOU includes quick links to specific Banner Self-Service items as well as access to the full Banner Self-Service menu.

Available To:

All current faculty, staff and students.

To Get Account:

To get a faculty/staff InsideSOU account, please fill out a network account request form. You will get an SOU network and email account in addition to the InsideSOU account. InsideSOU accounts are automatically created for all enrolled and newly admitted students.

Banner Information System

Description:

Southern Oregon University uses the Ellucian Banner System to administer student, finance, financial aid, and human resource information. Banner is a secure administrative software system that supports the full range of functions necessary for student, finance, financial aid, and human resource administration including registration, admissions, advising, recruiting, accounts receivable, housing, scheduling, payroll, tracking employee personnel records, and tracking departmental budgets and expenses including creating purchase orders, invoices, institutional JV's, and the reports showing these transactions.

Most student, finance, financial aid, and human resource data entry is done in this system. Banner consists of menus and forms (an online document where you can enter and look up information in a database). You can do all data maintenance functions in this system except enter grades. Banner Self-Service (SISWeb) must be used by faculty to enter grades. In Banner, you can change a student's advisor and/or major; assign an advising plan to a student; print unofficial transcripts; view student information such as academic history, registration, demographic, and admission; view class rosters; view faculty schedules; view course enrollment, run reports, and more.

Available To:

All faculty and staff with a need to view and/or maintain student, financial, financial aid, or human resource information.

To Get Account:

To get a Banner account, please fill out an account request form and be sure to check the Banner box.

Banner Self-Service (SISWeb)

Description:

Banner Self-Service(SISWeb) allows students, faculty, and staff access to their data.

Faculty may enter grades view/print class rosters and wait lists; view/print their faculty schedule; view/print unofficial transcripts; view student addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses; process registration overrides; and process student registrations.

Students may apply for admission, register for classes, view their grades, view their account balance, make credit card payments, get unofficial transcripts, and more.

Faculty and staff may view pay stubs, benefits, deductions, and more.

Available To:

All faculty, staff, and students

To Get Account:

Accounts are set up automatically for all faculty, staff, and students. Current faculty, staff, and students may access Banner Self-Service from InsideSOU. No account request form is needed for this system.

Banner Operational Data Store

Description:

The Banner Operational Data Store (ODS) is a subset of data from the Banner system combined with a user friendly, graphical query/reporting tool (Cognos). In this system, you can perform queries on the student data and format the results as reports, mailing labels, or ASCII text to be exported to other applications.

Available To:

All faculty and staff with a need to query or report on student information.

To Get Account:

To get a Banner ODS & Cognos account, you need to have an active Banner account and to take a Banner ODS Student training class.

Banner Reports and Jobs Menu

Description:

The Banner Reports and Jobs Menu is a menu located on the Banner main menu that contains student information related jobs and reports. In this system, you can get printed reports of class rosters, section tallies, majors, advisees, enrollment counts, and more.

Available To:

All faculty and staff with a need to run jobs or reports from the Banner system.

To Get Account:

You must have a Banner account in order to run reports from the Banner Reports and Jobs Menu. To get a Banner account, please fill out an account request form and be sure to check the Banner box.