Some systems to be unavailable this weekend

Western Today staff

To perform important Banner system updates and apply critical bug fixes, the following systems will be unavailable or will have limited functionality from 7 p.m. Friday, July 17, until 5 p.m. Sunday, July 19:

  • Banner forms and reports
  • Banner Workflow (WWIS)
  • Banner Travel & Expense (WWIS)
  • Web4U (All Banner Self-Service features in WWIS)
  • FAMIS forms and discoverer reports
  • NolijWeb and DataTransfer
  • Universal Account Activation
  • Universal Password Change
  • Esign

WWU faculty and staff should close out of the systems listed above, log off or shut down workstations by 7 p.m. on Friday. Users can log back into their computers, but they will not be able to use the affected systems until after 5 p.m. July 19.

Services that will still be available include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Email
  • Office 365
  • SharePoint
  • Canvas
  • Library
  • Housing or Dining services
  • Student Health Services
  • Millennium FAST Finance/HR Data Warehouse
  • BI-Query and Banner Student Data Warehouse
  • myWestern Portal (Some features present in myWestern that depend on Banner may not be available.)
  • Western Home Page
  • VPN (to connect to local network drives)

This upgrade is essential to university operations and will provide the base for increased functionality. For additional information about these upgrades, please contact the Help Desk at 360.650.3333 or helpdesk@wwu.edu.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:06am

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