Banner 9

Banner 9 introduces a modernized look and feel for Banner Administrative pages with improved navigation and accessibility. Several resources are available on this page for learning about Banner 9 including:


KnowledgeBase Documents


Banner 9 Navigational Video

We have created this 20 minute navigation video to help walk you through some of the common features of Banner 9:


Banner 9 Webinars

Below are the recordings from AITS Banner 9 webinars held the last week of September. In the webinars, we demonstrated the new look and feel and navigational changes that are being introduced with Banner 9. The webinars reinforced what is shown in the Banner 9 Navigational Video by focusing on some of the pages you are used to seeing in each module.


Banner 9 Playground

  • You must ​​access the Banner 9 Playground environment from a U of I network. From off-campus, you will need to connect through VPN.
  • NetID and Passwords are required - users will have their current production security in this environment.
  • Because this is a test environment, images will not be available in BDM.
  • For assistance, please contact the AITS Service Desk.

Log in to the BANUSER Playground


Upcoming BANUSER Database Recreate Events

The BANUSER database is recreated every other Wednesday between 4pm and 5pm with exceptions for holidays and major events.