Frequently Asked Questions
Before being given access to any finance reports in Banner, all faculty and staff are required to successfully complete Banner general navigation training. This training can be scheduled by calling the Business Office at 460-6241.
After completion of all necessary training, access to appropriate reports in Banner will be assigned by the Business Office. An explanation of the default username and password for this account is below:
All faculty and staff are assigned a University J Number upon employment. This J Number will serve as your username.
The password for Banner defaults to the same password used for your University Email Account
In the event a user forgets his/her password, the user should contact the Computer Center @ 460-6161 and request that the password be reset. The user will be contacted with his/her new password. Banner password reset requests are typically processed within the same day.
You can use the Oracle wildcards % and _ in the search criteria:
. The character % represents any number of unspecified characters.
. The character _ represents one occurrence of an unspecified character.
The following examples illustrate the use of wildcards:
|To get these results:||Enter this criteria:|
|All entries that contain "ma"||%ma%|
|All entries that begin with "ma"||ma%|
|All entries that have "ma" as the last two characters||%ma|
|All entries that have "m" as the second character||_m%|
With experience, it becomes easier to narrow your queries to get the results you want. Remember Banner is case sensitive.
Banner now allows you to search for forms without knowing the name. Simply type keywords into the home page search bar.
For instance; If you want to run FGRTBAL, you would type "Trial Balance" and select the appropriate form from the list.