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All Campus Banner Finance - Training Format

Welcome to the Business Services Training Page. The purpose of developing and hosting All Campus Training is to provide faculty and staff with information on SOU Financial Information Systems (FIS).  The focus of the FIS Banner SOU Workshops is General Accounting, General Budget, FIS Banner overview, Fiscal Year End Responsibilities, and overall All Campus Policies and Procedures. 

Monthly ALL Campus Training is implemented through the Service Center.  Please check their website for core topics to be covered.  The topics cover a range of information for campus to use while conducting day-to-day business operations for the university.  Reservations are preferred to help with planning, but walk-ins are welcome.

RSVP:  Service Center All Campus Training


NEXT Banner Finance (FIS) Training:                                              

ALL Campus Monthly Training
Service Center Open Session
In upper Britt Hall, unless noted otherwise
Day:  2nd Wednesdays  Time: 11AM - NOON

January 13 Purcahsing & Contracting, Print & Copy
February 10 - Reimbursements
March 9 - Purchasing Card uses
April 13 - How to give Service Center Deposits & Understanding Financials
May 11 - Gift Funds - What they are and how we use

Open Sessions will be scheduled for the 2nd Wednesday of most months during the academic year.  Training comments or suggestions:    EmailIcon

Service Center Contact Informtion (PDF)





Purchasing Options, Purchase Orders, Forms, & Gift Card Policies


Quick Reference: Contracts

Quick Ref: Contracts (pdf)

Print & Copy

Web Site Tour

Student WTE

Web Time Entry for Students (and Approvers)




Travel Reimbursement & Forms


Procurement Policy & Procedures


Financial Irregularities

Departmental Budgets Role of Service Center


Continue to check this website for the most current dates.

Questions?  Contact Service Center

 Overall Banner FIS Finance Training Resources

Questions? Call 541-552-6631 Business Services, or

Note:  How to access online powerpoint presentations:  Open new browser, Open Gmail, Open New Tab, go to MYSOU and navigate to Business Services website, Training page.

Banner training can be acquired through several resources including:

    •                 FIS Banner Online Presentations - Self Paced
    •                 FIS Banner Training Workshops - All campus
    •                 FIS Cognos Reports - How to (contact Business Services Fiscal Coordinator) 
    •                 FIS Banner Open Sessions - Banner core topic training (geared for Service Center)
    •                 FIS Banner - Individual Training for Banner skill-building through Service Center
    •                 FIS Banner Finance Training Manual


Business Services

Southern Oregon University
Churchill Hall, Room 154
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520

QuestionIcon1 Please contact the Business Services Department   if you have questions or input you would like to share. training.

FY 13







Core Subjects

June 2013

FIS Banner Workshop


PCard Module Intro

May 23, 2013

FIS Banner Workshop


Closing of the Books

April 2013

OUS Training

Business Services

Fraud Detection

March 1, 2013

Open Sessions AM & PM


Banner Screens; Manual Encumberances; Tuition Re-Dist

November 30, 2012

FIS Banner Workshop


General-FOAPAL elements

November 2, 2012

FIS Banner Workshop


Basics- GL; AP; Cash handling

June 21 & June 27, 2012

FIS Banner Workshop


Fin Irreg; Identify Procurement; PSC; Detail Codes; C-Billing; Transfers; Payroll & Hiring