Ellucian

BANNER THIRD PARTY INTEGRATION AND SUPPORT

Banner Third Party Integration and Support. The Office of Information Technology provides support to several third-party Banner-integrated tools. Below is a listing of each of those tools and a brief description of their use.

Argos is a reporting tool that effectively meets reporting needs from simple ad hoc queries to advanced dashboards. Argos offers the University the lowest total cost of ownership with its enterprise license allowing for an unlimited number of users, database types and connections. It has been selected as the standard reporting tool for the University.

Audience:
University administrative departments.

Access:
Administrative staff must submit an approved application to gain access to BDM and respective Banner modules. Approval must be granted by each designated module owner.

Requests:
Enterprise Application point of contact

Training:
Online training is provided by Evisions

Resources:
Enterprise Applications Staff

The Banner Document Management Suite (BDM) contains a set of imagining and document management solutions that integrate seamlessly with the Banner product. It allows handling of all imaging, data management and document storage needs.

Audience:
University administrative departments

Access:
Administrative staff must submit an approved application to gain access to BDM and respective Banner modules. Approval must be granted by each designated module owner.

Requests:
Enterprise Application point of contact

Resources:
Enterprise Applications Staff

BossCars is a custom parking management software package with a built-in interface that integrates parking permits and citations with Oracle-based ERP systems such as Banner. The baseline product is currently in Production. The TouchNet MarketPlace interface with Bosscars has also been successfully implemented in Production.

Audience:
University Personnel and University Students

Access:
University students gain to Bosscars by accessing their myTSUweb portal. The Parking Permits and Citations (Bosscars) link may be found under the Parking channel. Single sign-on to Bosscars is available to students via the myTSUweb portal.

A faculty or staff member may access Bosscars by accessing their myTSUweb self-service portal. Bosscars has its own tab labelled Parking Permits.

Training:
Parking Enforcement Department

Resources:
Parking Enforcement Department

Ellucian Degree Works is an online set of academic planning tools that help students and advisors see what courses and requirements students need to graduate. The product integrates with the University’s student information system (Banner) and records interactions with students so and advisor can see what a student sees. This clarity helps students make better decisions with confidence.

Audience:
University Students and Advisors

Access:
University students gain to Degree Works by accessing their myTSUweb portal. The Degree Works link may be found under the Student Records channel. Single sign-on to Degree Works is available to students via the myTSUweb portal.
A faculty or staff advisor may access Degree Works by accessing their myTSUweb self-service portal. Degree Works is one of the options listed under the Faculty Services tab.

Training:
How-To Videos reside in the following location
http://www.tsu.edu/degreeworks/how-to-videos.php

Resources:
The student faculty or staff advisor

FormFusion is a document enhancement and distribution solution that gives organizations complete control over the design and delivery of their output while automating processes and eliminating paper stock. The University currently utilizes the product for tax forms and student billing.

Audience:
University administrative departments

Access:
Administrative staff must submit an approved application to gain access to BDM and respective Banner modules. Approval must be granted by each designated module owner.

Requests:
Enterprise Application point of contact

Training:
Online training is provided by Evisions

Resources:
Enterprise Applications Staff

The ISSM system utilized by the Universities’ International Admissions Office maintains SEVIS governmental compliance for international students.

Audience:
International Admissions Staff

Access:
International Admissions Director

Resources:
Designated Enterprise Applications Analyst