With either PPAIDEN or SPAIDEN, Banner-users can look up details about students and employees, including:

  • ID Number (G Number and other ID Numbers)
  • Address, phone number(s), emergency contact
  • DOB, Citizenship, and other demographic information
  • Name, ID, or address changes on record
  • ...and more

 For information about creating Person Records, click here.

For information about changing Person Records, click here. For instructions to use SPAIDEN, go to the 3 Ways to Look up a G Number page.


  • From the Banner Main Menu screen, type PPAIDEN, then press Enter on your keyboard.

  • Type the person's G Number into the ID field.

    • If you do not know the G Number, look it up by clicking on the 3 dots just to the right of the ID field. For details about searching for a G#, see our ID Search Tips.  
  • Click the Next Screen icon.
    Or, just click into any field in the lower section of the screen, such as the "Last Name" field.

  • Now you can click on the Navigation Tabs to move to the section you want to view, such as Address, Telephone, and Biographical. (or use the keystroke Alt-Page Down to move around if you prefer)

  • On the "Address" tab, there may be multiple records. You can click throug them by using the navigation buttons   or use the keystroke Up Arrow or Down Arrow if you prefer)
  • Once we get into SPAIDEN we can use the Navigation tabs to look up information about the person record.  We will use the Biographical tab to show some new features here.

We can now choose between the legal sex categories of "Male," "Female" or "Not Available."

We can now also choose from a rich set of "Gender Identities":

And new pronoun choices!

  • To start over and look up another person, click on the Start Over button.

  • To exit SPAIDEN, click on the White X  button to return to the main Banner menu (use the keystroke Ctrl-Q if you prefer).

Here is a link to more information on searching for records in banner:  3 Ways to Look up a G Number.

  1. In the "Address" tab, use the scroll bar on the right side (or the Down Arrow on your keyboard) to view sub-records within the student's address record (Mailing Address, Vendor Address, and former addresses).

  2. To start over and look up another person, click on the Start Over button.

    To exit PPAIDEN, click on the exit Exit icon to return to the main Banner menu.