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The switch to Banner begins

The switch to Banner–a major software implementation project that will completely transform its current finance, human resources, student information and alumni development systems–officially has started at APSU.

The first phase of this implementation involves an aggressive training schedule for staff in information technology and human resources. Consequently, normal day-to-day services will be impacted.

Human Resources

The following dates are when human resources staff will be out of the office and away from e-mail and telephone support:
The switch to Banner—a major software implementation project that will completely transform its current finance, human resources, student information and alumni development systems—officially has started at APSU.

The first phase of this implementation involves an aggressive training schedule for staff in information technology and human resources. Consequently, normal day-to-day services will be impacted.

Human Resources

The following dates are when human resources staff will be out of the office and away from e-mail and telephone support:

•May 16-20 Banner Training at ETSU
•June 28—30 Banner Training at APSU
•July 11-15 Banner Training at ETSU
•Aug. 9-11 Banner Training at APSU
•Sept. 6 - 8 Banner Training at APSU
•Sept. 19-23 Banner Training at ETSU
•Oct. 10-14 Banner Training at ETSU

Information Technology

The following dates are when information technology staff will be out of the office and away from e-mail and telephone support:

•May 16-20 PL/SQL and Database Objects at ETSU
•May 24-26 Banner 7 General Tech and Security at APSU
•May 31-June 3 Banner HR Tech training at ETSU
•June 7-9 Banner Administration at APSU
•June 13-17 Data Migration Toolkit Training at ETSU
•June 28-30 HR Benefits, Deductions, Taxes, COBRA, FLEX, Benefits Categories, Life Insurance at APSU

They will also be checking their e-mails during breaks and at night but their primary focus will be on learning the new systems.

Human resources and information technology employees who are out of the office during these periods will be checking e-mail during breaks in training and at night, however, the primary focus will be on learning the new software system.

For more information on the Banner implementation schedule, visit http://www.apsu.edu/banner/index.html.