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Banner SIS Migration Slated for January 30th


The planned migration of Georgia Southern University’s Banner Student Information System (SIS) will begin at 3:00pm on January 30, 2020. This migration is the final step in a 10-month long process to move to a University System of Georgia hosted Banner environment. This hosting model allows for more efficient, cost-effective management of student data. 

As part of this migration process, Banner and all ancillary software and services will be unavailable from 3:00pm on Thursday, January 30th, until 8:00am on Monday, February 3rd. A complete listing of these services is as follows: 

Services

  • Banner* 
  • WINGS
  • Touchnet/Bill+Pay
  • Ellucian ILP
  • Axiom
  • Dining Plan Manager and EagleXpress Packages
  • MyClassCalendar
  • DegreeWorks 
  • Business Objects
  • ApplicationXtender
  • Enrollment Certification 
  • Change of Major 

*Banner UPGR will be available in read-only mode during this downtime to allow functional areas to assist students. Any changes made during this time will NOT be recorded.

MyGS Tiles/Links

  • Financial Aid Authorization
  • FERPA Look-Up
  • Advancement 
  • Registration Information 
  • Directory
  • MyProgress 
  • Reports & Survey Results 
  • Advisor’s Tool 
  • Student Employment 
  • Online Orientation 

Processes

  1. Banner Scheduled Jobs (crontab, Automic, GECS)
  2. Google & Active Directory Account Creation 

The Banner Managed Services (BMS) Migration is a collaborative project made successful by partnering with our colleagues in the divisions of Academic Affairs, Business & Finance and Enrollment Services as well as USG ITS. This project adds Georgia Southern to the USG’s GeorgiaBEST portfolio of customers. To read more about the GeorgiaBEST Managed Services initiative, please visit: https://www.usg.edu/georgia_best/managed_services.  

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