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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


Application Navigator
Basic Navigation
Page Header
Key Block
Bottom Section Navigation
Notification Center Messages
Data Display Options
Required Fields
Sort Order
Filtering Data
Wild Card Lookup
Multiple Records

Advanced Features

Item Properties


Banner Keyboard Shortcuts 
My Banner Personal Menu