Banner Web Tutorials and Support

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Support

 

Steps For First Time Users

  1. Click on the LOGIN link at the Banner Web homepage.
  2. Enter your User ID (Student ID Number or Social Security Number).
  3. Enter your PIN which is your six digit date of birth in MMDDYY format.
  4. You will then be required to change your PIN after your first login.
  5. Click on LOGIN (You will be asked to change your PIN. Your new PIN must be 6 numbers. You will also be asked to set a Login Verification Security Question and Answer).
  6. Please make a note of your Student ID Number, your new PIN and your security question and answer for future Self Service Banner Web login access.

Banner Web login

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Obtaining Email Username

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    1. Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    1. If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Personal Information tab.
  3. Select View Email Address.
  4. Make a note of your student email address. Your email user
    name is the information prior to the @ sign. Example:
    jdoe4@student.westgatech.edu. Your user name would be
    jdoe4
  5. Exit Banner Web to close your session

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First Time Email Logon

    1. Go to Student Email Login (located in Current Students on the left side of screen)
    2. Enter your user name and password
    3. Select Login
      Example: Username: jdoe4
      Initial Password is your 8 digit birth date (MMDDYYYY) If
      your birthday is January 1, 1990, then your password is
      01011990
    4. Once you are logged into email, go to Options then select
      Password to change your password. (Please note for future
      reference.)
    5. Enter your birth date (mmddyyyy) in the Enter Your Old
      Password box. Select a new password of at least 6 characters.
      In the Choose a New Password box, reenter the new
      password.
    6. Make sure to set a Security Question and Answer. This is a
      required field and must be entered before saving your new
      password and will be your only means of resetting your
      password. Choose a question only you can answer correctly.
    7. Select the Help box for a list of additional instructions and
      information about your WGTC student email account.
    8. Always remember to Logout before closing your email.

Student Email Login

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Finding Your Academic Advisor

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    1. Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    1. If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Student Services and Financial Aid tab.
  3. Click Student Records.
  4. Click View Student Information.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Select the Term  from the drop down list.
  7. Your Primary Advisor will be listed at bottom.
  8. Refer to the Staff Directory on the WGTC website for advisor’s contact information.

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Registering Online

Before registering, make note of the Course Reference Number (CRN) for each of the classes you wish to take. The CRN can be found on the Interactive Class Schedule..
  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Student Services and Financial Aid tab.
  3. Click Registration.
  4. Click Add/Drop Classes. Select Term. Click the Submit button.
  5. Click Registration or Add/Drop Classes.
  6. Click Class Search, at the bottom of the screen, to search for available class offerings.
  7. Choose the Subject, Enter in the Course Number (if known), and choose Campus.
  8. Check the box (under Select) next to the course you wish to add. Scroll to bottom of Page. Click Register.
  9. Verify “Web Registered” with the current date displayed in the Status column of the Current Schedule. This will indicate that you have successfully registered for the course.
  10. You may add additional classes at any time during open registration by entering additional CRNs in the designated boxes then clicking the Submit Changes button. Be sure to print an updated schedule.
  11. You may also Drop classes at any time during open registration by selecting Drop Delete Web from the Action field and then clicking Submit.

Note: Please contact your advisor if you receive any errors during the registration process.

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Add to the Wait List

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
  2. Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
  3. If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  4. Click Student Services and Financial Aid tab.
  5. Click Registration.
  6. Click Add/Drop Classes and select Term.
  7. Click Class Search, at the bottom of the screen, to search for available class offerings.
  8. Select the Subject and then the Course Number and View Sections.
  9. If the class is C (Closed) you will not be able to register or add it to your worksheet from here. Make note of the CRN and then return back to the Add/Drop/Withdraw Classes screen.
  10. Place the CRN in the Add Classes Worksheet CRNs field and Submit Changes.
  11. This provides a drop down Action Field where you can choose None or Wait Listed, select Wait Listed and Submit Changes.
  12. The class will display on your Student Detail Schedule with a status of Wait Listed.

* Please note that not all courses have a wait list.

** More Information on the Wait List Procedures

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Authorizing Your Financial Aid

All tuition and fees are due by the payment deadline.

You may use your Pell Award towards payment of these various fees.

Authorize Your Financial Aid Fee Payment

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click on the Student Services & Financial Aid tab.
  3. Financial Aid Student Authorization link.
  4. Authorize Pell Grant.
  5. Read the agreement statements.
  6. Click “I Authorize This Transaction” button.

The Authorization Type Status will update to Active with a current date displayed. TIV Active for Pell Grant Authorization.

Failure to pay by payment deadline will result in immediate DELETION of course registration. All courses will be DROPPED.

Is My Financial Aid File Complete?

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click on the Student Services & Financial Aid tab.
  3. Select Financial Aid
  4. Select My Eligibility
  5. Select Student Requirements
  6. Select Aid Year
  7. Submit

Check the screen for any outstanding requirements. If any exist, log into your Verify My FAFSA account verifyMyFafsa.com. You will be notified once the verification process is complete.

Have I Been Awarded Financial Aid?

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click on the Student Services & Financial Aid tab.
  3. Select Financial Aid
  4. Select My Award Information
  5. Select Award Payment Schedule
  6. Select Aid Year
  7. Submit

You are now viewing your Award Payment Schedule. If no award is showing and you have submitted all requested documentation, contact the Financial Aid office.

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Pay For Classes Online and View Changes/Payments

  1. Log in to Banner Self-Service by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Student Services & Financial Aid tab
  3. Click on Student Records
  4. Click on Account Detail by Term
  5. Select Term and Click Submit.
  6. Refer to the Pay Online Screen to view actual amount due.

Pay Online

  1. Click Student Services & Financial Aid tab
  2. Click on Student Records
  3. Click Pay Online
  4. Select Term for Payment in the Term Code box. Click Select Term box.
  5. Enter the amount in the Payment Amount box.
  6. Choose your method of payment by clicking the Pay by Credit or Pay by Check button.
  7. Enter your account information then click Continue Credit Card or Check Payment button.
  8. Verify the information entered is correct and click Complete Credit Card or Check Payment button.
  9. Print the next screen. It will serve as a receipt for this transaction

You will receive an email receipt at the address provided with your payment information.

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Viewing and Printing Your Class Schedule

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Student Services and Financial Aid tab.
  3. Click Registration.
  4. Choose Student Detail Schedule.
  5. Select the Search by Term from the drop down list.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Print this page for a copy of your class schedule.

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Checking Grades or Viewing Transcripts

  1. Log in to Self Service Banner by clicking Login at the Banner Web homepage.
    • Enter your User ID and PIN, then click “Login”.
    • If this is your first time logging in, refer to the First-Time User Tutorial.
  2. Click Student Services and Financial Aid tab.
  3. Click Student Records
  4. Click Final Grade to view your grades
  5. Select the Term (term is available only after final grades have been posted)
  6. Click Submit (term summary will display including current classes and final grades)
  7. Click Academic Transcript from the Student Records menu to view your transcript
  8. Leave the default vales in the Transcript Level and Type fields
  9. Click Submit (an “unofficial” transcript will display on screen)

Online transcript ordering is available through the Credentials site: Online Transcript Request. (Transcripts will not be issued if a hold has been placed on the student’s record, financially or otherwise, by the college). ***We also recommend that you use Google Chrome or Firefox.***

Students may obtain a verification of enrollment by printing, completing and returning a Request for Verification of Enrollment form to the registrar’s office.

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