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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. 

Refer to Training Calendar (below) for ALL Campus Training dates for topics that cover a range of policy, procedures and responsibilities.  Reservation preferred to help with planning, but walk-ins are welcome.

NEXT Banner Finance (FIS) Training:                                              

Campus Monthly Training- Service Center Open Session

In upper Britt Hall:  
Upcoming Training

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 11AM - NOON
Location: Service Center

FOCUS:  Irregular Employment Agreements (IEA)
     Personal Services Contracts (PSC)

NEXT Scheduled Session:  Wed. February 10, 2016

Training Topics/Comments:    EmailIcon

Service Center Contact Informtion (PDF)

Last month's schedule
This schedule will be updated as training powerpoints become availalble. 






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

Janice Collins & Ashley King


Quick Reference: Contracts

Quick Ref: Contracts (pdf)


Print & Copy

Web Site Tour

John Silverman

Student WTE

Web Time Entry for Students (and Approvers)

Chris Evans & Catherine Piedmont



Chris Evans, Catherine Piedmont, and Brigette Moore


Travel Reimbursement & Forms

Mark Gibbons & Carolyn Tripp


Procurement Policy & Procedures

Brian Kinsey


Financial Irregularities

Departmental Budgets Role of Service Center

Colleen Martin-Low

Open Sessions will be sceduled for the 2nd Wednesday of most months during the academic year.  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

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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