IST’s Database Administration team provides support for Banner modules and the myUCA portal, as well as multiple add-on systems that interface with Banner.
The Database Administration team supports the following services:
Argos is the university’s reporting tool. Access to the reporting tool is granted by the data owners.
CORE / Bearpay
CORE, also known as Bearpay, is the university’s cashiering system. Currently, students can sign up for direct deposit of excess aid and pay their bill online with the services provided by CORE. Students can find links to these services under the Student Accounts link in Self-Service tab of myUCA.
Self-Service Banner (SSB) provides a web interface to commonly used functions of the Banner application. Access to SSB is via the Self-Service tab in the myUCA portal.
To access Self-Service Banner, login to myUCA and click on the Self-Service tab.
Internet Native Banner
Administrative users interface with the Banner application via Oracle forms and is commonly referred to as Internet Native Banner (INB). Access to the various Banner modules via INB is granted by the data owners.
To access the Internet Native Banner, login to myUCA and click on the My Work tab.
Within the My Work tab, select Internet Native Banner (PROD) from the Quick Links.
Operational Data Store/Enterprise Data Warehouse
The Operational Data Store (ODS) is a data repository of current records from Banner. ODS provides a reporting platform for data collected in Banner. ODS is refreshed nightly with the records that have been entered/updated in Banner throughout the day. The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) will provide a platform for reporting historical data; this is a work in progress.
UCA has implemented SungardHE’s WorkFlow product to automate many routine functions; this is a work in progress.
Degree Works is an online degree-auditing system for students and academic advisors. Students can use DegreeWorks to track their degree progress, calculate projected GPAs, compare their course history to other degrees and majors, and create personalized multi-year plans that they can review with their advisor.
Ellucian CRM Recruit
IST works with Admissions to maintain Ellucian CRM Recruit. Ellucian Recruit tracks and processes undergraduate applications, imports test scores, and facilitates communication between Admissions and prospective students.
IST works with Housing & Residence Life to maintain Adirondack Solutions Inc. (ASI) software. Adirondack is specialized software for housing management, judicial tracking, and all housing-related billing. Students can use a web-based component of Adirondack to apply for housing, register for meal plans, and select roommates and residence hall rooms.
Automic is a job-scheduling service used to automate many routine tasks associated with the ERP system.
IST works with University Police to maintain the Boss Cars system. Boss Cars is integrated with Banner and assists with tracking parking decals and parking citations.