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The Banner system ( stores university data and allows online access to a number of university resources for PLU students, faculty and staff. For students it gives access to registration, course schedules, financial records, and other personal information. For faculty it gives access to teaching schedules, class rosters, waitlists, and tools to submit final grades. For employees, it allows for viewing and maintaining employment information such as tax information and leave balances.  Access to these resources is available through Banner Web, which is a secure site that requires a username and password separate from your ePass. Please click here for additional password information. If at home, access to Banner Web is only allowed through Internet Explorer.

Listed below are the different areas of Banner and a short description of each area:

Banner Advancement

Banner Advancement provides the tools to manage the relationships with constituents and alumni.  This includes campaign management, event management, annual giving programs, stewardship activities, corporate/foundation programs, planned giving, and tracking major donor efforts.

Banner Finance

Management of accounts payable, accounts receivable, assets, grants, budgets, expenses and liabilities.

Banner Financial Aid

Banner Financial Aid provides the tools to coordinate the management of admission and registration information with financial aid services.  Students can use web-based self-service functions to accept and reject awards as well as find information appropriate for their specific award.

Banner Human Resources

Management for personnel, benefits, and labor budget information.

Banner Payroll

Management tools to process pay, deductions, and taxes.

Banner Self-Service

The self-service application allows students, staff, and faculty web-based access to administrative functions, services, and personal information such as:

  • Students can register for and drop/add classes, apply for financial aid and check the status, pay tuition, and view final grades.
  • Faculty can download class list, process a grade change, and view course listings by term.
  • Employees can view pay information, check benefits, deductions, and leave balances,
  • Department budget managers can view current information on budget and expenses.

Banner Student

Banner Student fuses administrative and academic functions that make it easy to manage data while giving prospects, learners, and faculty secure, 24×7, online access to the information they need. Prospects can apply for admissions. Learners can search and register for classes by term or date, and retrieve financial aid data. Faculty can easily manage course information, rosters, and grading, and advise students.