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HR Banner Training


Welcome to Utah State University HR Banner Systems Training site. This site is your information source for the HR Banner Module training.

Training is required of most new users of the Banner INB system. Access to the Banner INB system will be established only to those who complete the required training. The classes are primarily geared to support staff, department heads/directors, and deans/vice presidents. For Student Module Security training contact Adam Gleed at (435) 797-7095. For Finance Module Security training contact Sharyn Bradfield at (435) 797-8089.

Support Staff

HR Banner training classes for support staff are offered once a month throughout the year. The training classes will provide you with the technical skills and procedural knowledge you need to use the HR Banner module.

There are three parts to this training:

  • Basic introductory for all employees who have responsibility for HR processes within their department, unit, or college. Topics covered: How to log onto HR Banner, search techniques, HR banner functionality, PPAIDEN forms, security, data standards, etc.
  • Introduction to the electronic approval process. It is for staff who submit HR forms for approval. For example: staff responsible for completing electronic forms necessary to hire a salaried fiscal year employee, or wage hourly employee, etc. Topics covered: basic approval processes using NOAEPAF, and basic mechanics of how to use the electronic approval system within Banner.
  • This part of the course encompasses HR electronic departmental record maintenance and is a continuation of the introduction to the electronic approval process. Topics covered: day-to-day upkeep of departmental records involving employee and job changes such as, salary changes, title changes, and account changes within HR Banner. Learners will learn how to set up automatic routing of EPAF'S and will learn about how proxies are set up.

This course is a hands on experience and will give users a chance to practice in a "test instance of HR Banner". Duration: 2 day course, 2 hours each day. Call the HR Banner Helpdesk at (435) 797-1810 to register for this course.

This training starts with a basic introductory for all employees who have responsibility for HR processes within their department, unit, or college. This course shows step by step instructions on how to enter time or leave into Banner on a departmental level. Participants will learn who their departmental leave and time approvers are, and how to submit time for approval. Duration: 2 hours. Call the HR Banner Helpdesk at (435) 797-1810 to register for this course.

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Department Heads, Directors, Deans, VP’s

HR Banner training classes for department heads, directors, deans and vice presidents are taught using the USU Canvas system. 

Electronic Approval Process for Approvers in HR Banner. The class will cover the use of Banner for approval of electronic employment action forms (EPAFs), approval of time/leave hours, and the setup of proxies in the system. The course is designed to give busy managers hands on and step by step training of how to approve electronic approvals, how to set up proxy approval within their own departments and an overview of how the electronic approval process works. This course is setup in the USU Canvas system. Contact Jodi Morgan at jodi.morgan@usu.edu or (435) 797-1815 to receive access to the training from your computer.