Compass Update - September 7, 2018

Release Date: Friday, Sep 07, 2018


Retirement of Banner 8 Compass
 
As previously announced, the Banner 8 version of Compass will soon be retired.  On October 1, the link to Banner 8 Compass will be removed from Howdy.  Also on that date, the links for both the “Compass Login Virtual - Full Functionality” and “Compass Login Virtual - Limited Function Keys” which are in the Compass Channel on the Employee Tab in Howdy will be removed.
 
 
Additional Banner 9 Demonstration
 
EIS is offering another demonstration of Banner 9 on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.  If you would like to attend, please register for the course in TrainTraq by clicking on the "Find Classroom Training" tab, type in Course #2113412 and Section #5574, and then click on Search.  Select the Banner 9 Demonstration and click on Register.  Seating is limited to the first 120 attendees.

Banner 9 may be accessed from the Compass (Banner 9) Administrative Pages channel on the Employee tab in Howdy.  You may also use the Compass (Banner 9) icon at the top of Howdy.

Please be aware that a few of the keyboard shortcuts have changed in Banner 9.  A list of the Banner 9 keyboard shortcuts is available in the channel on Howdy and in the TrainTraq course.
 

Banner 9 Introductory Compass Navigation Training Available
 
New Compass users should take the Banner 9 Introductory Compass Navigation training in order to fulfill the training requirement for Compass access. 
 
To take the Banner 9 version, go to TrainTraq and search for Course #2113434:  Introductory Compass Navigation - Banner 9.
 
Banner 9 navigation training for current Compass users is available in TrainTraq under Course Number #2113371: Banner 9 for Existing Compass Users. 

If you have any questions on any item in this update, please email eis-security@tamu.edu.