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Information Technology - About Banner

What is Banner?

Banner is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system designed specifically for higher education. Essentially, it is the database where the University's data is stored. This includes student and staff records, finance information, and more. If you are a staff member that uses Banner, it can be accessed through myStetson. If you have a question about your Banner access, please contact If you are unable to run Banner, please contact

Ellucian HUB - If you are a Banner user and have questions, this is a fantastic resource. It provides access to eCommunities, the Ellucian Support Center, Download Center, and more.

Banner General Getting Started Guide - If you are new to Banner, you may find this guide helpful. It contains information on keyboard shortcuts, form navigation, tips and tricks, and more.


Argos is a reporting tool that allows users to view reports based on the Banner system and other sources of information, such as DegreeWorks. If the data is in Banner, an Argos report can be built and customized to view it! In fact, there are hundreds of pre-defined reports already available in Argos. The reports pull real-time data, so they always reflect the most accurate and current information. Banner access is not required for you to have Argos access. For assistance with Argos access and reports, please email

Banner Document Management (BDM)

BDM allows documents to be scanned and digitized, and easily accessed and managed through BDM and Banner. It allows the reduction of paper files, greater productivity, and easier collaboration between departments. Banner access is not required for you to have BDM access. For assistance with BDM access and setup, email

Banner 9 Implementation

Stetson University will be upgrading to Banner 9 (BannerXE) in Summer 2018. If you are a Banner user, we encourage you to regularly test this new version of Banner, and report any issues or questions to You may also review the Banner 9 Guide (sign in with your Ellucian HUB account) for information on this new release, including sessions from Ellucian Live 2017, plus functional and technical resources.