Banner Training Now Available

No matter what role you play at GW, the Banner Administrative System touches your life. Student registration, financial aid, payroll services, and other human resources data are just a few of the areas that this integrated software package handles.


A complex system like this requires training tailored to specific needs, and that is just what is now available for Banner. Anna C. de Lapparent, Director of Enterprise Information Systems, is very pleased to announce a license is now available to all GW Banner users for extensive training resources from Ellucian, the makers of the Banner system. She notes that Banner training had been difficult to obtain, but now you will have access to thousands of lessons ranging from two minutes to 20 minutes long. 


The most requested course so far is the Navigation course that helps you get comfortable moving around in Banner, followed closely by several modules that are targeted at specific users. And with 800 different courses consisting of 5,000 lessons, you are certain to find the training you need to use Banner as efficiently as possible.


This training is available to all GW staff and is important to anyone who uses Banner.


To gain access to this extensive training resource, go to and click on “Sign Up for an Account.” After filling out the form, it usually takes up to one business day to complete your request.

How to Navigate the Banner Training Site

Once your account has been activated, select "Resources" at the top, then select "On-Demand Training" in the left column.


Ellucian Training Options


Next, Select "Banner" in the left column.


Select Banner Training


Finally, you can browse through the options to find the Banner training course that meet your needs.


Banner Course Selection Screen Shot