Banner 9 is a major upgrade to the Banner System. According to Ellucian, “Banner 9 by Ellucian is no ordinary upgrade. It delivers a fresh user experience, all new tools, and significantly improved capabilities across Banner, driving new efficiencies so you can focus on student success.”
Banner 9’s new user interface, known as Application Navigator or App Nav, replaces underlying Banner 8 technology that is being phased out, including Oracle Forms, and eliminates the need to run Java (JRE) in the browser.
Some of its many new advantages include:
Eliminating users’ browser compatibility problems
Ending dependency on Internet Explorer and allows for full browser support (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, MS Edge)
Greatly simplifying the upgrade process for administrators What’s new with Banner Admin Pages?
What’s new with Banner Admin Pages?
Application Navigator welcome screen offers a “google like” experience for navigating throughout Banner Admin pages, offering multiple ways to search.
Reorganization of the Banner menu.
Banner Admin pages are transformed, web page-like versions of INB forms
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Bottom Section Navigation
Notification Center Messages
Data Display Options
Wild Card Lookup