New Howdy Dashboard

A new Howdy Dashboard is being made available and with its initial launch, it provides a cleaner, more modern interface for accessing, navigating and viewing all of the student information available in the existing Banner 8/Compass 8 Advisor Dashboard.

Compass User Page Settings

Compass users now have the ability to configure and save filter, column, and pagination (records per page) settings. 

Compass Update October 29, 2019

As previously announced, the Banner 8 versions of Registration and Class Search will be retired on Saturday, November 2. 

Compass Update September 17, 2019

Student Profile Degree Progress Enhancements

At the end of spring 2019, a new Degree Progress panel that included a Time to Degree chart was launched in the Student Profile in Howdy.  A series of new charts have now been added to the Degree Progress panel providing further insights into the status and trends for students working toward their degrees. 

Compass Update - August 22, 2019

In order to make Texas A&M University a more welcoming place for its students and to personalize a student’s experience with Howdy, Texas A&M will be implementing preferred first name functionality on existing class rosters beginning with the fall 2019 semester

Compass Update May 6, 2019

A new Degree Progress panel is now available for advisors in the Student Profile within Howdy.  A Time to Degree graph shows the number of hours that apply to the student’s degree (both completed and in-progress registered hours).  A Howdy degree evaluation is run to determine the hours that apply to the degree.

Compass Update - April 26, 2019

After the Compass maintenance this weekend, students and academic advisors will have a new resource to help students plan for registration. 

Compass Update May 18, 2018

Scheduled Maintenance Advisory

Compass and Howdy will be unavailable Saturday, May 19, 2018 beginning at 6:45am for maintenance. 

Additional Banner 9 Demonstration

EIS is offering a third demonstration of Banner 9 on Monday, June 25, 2018, from 1:15pm to 2:15pm. 

Filter Enhancement in Compass (Banner 9)

The May 19 upgrade to Compass (Banner 9) includes enhancements to the search/filter feature. 


Compass Banner 9 is Now Available

Banner 9 is the new version of Compass.  Banner 9 has the same pages and similar functionality as the current Banner 8 version of Compass, but it is web-based and does not require Java to be installed on your computer.