ITS Faculty & Staff Services

Banner Account Requests

To request a new Banner account, or modify an existing account, please contact one of the authorized Data Stewards from the list below.

What is Banner?

What is Banner?

Banner is the Enterprise Resource Package used by FGCU to gather and process data for Students, Student Financial Services, Faculty, Human Resources, Finance, and to interface with many other University, State, and Federal information systems.  Banner is a product of Ellucian and is a leading Student Information System used by over 1,400 colleges and universities around the world. Additional information about Banner can be found on their website at

 What is GULFLINE?

GULFLINE is FGCU’s name for the Banner Self-Service applications. Students can use the Self-Service applications to perform functions such as applying to the university, registering and paying for classes, viewing their class schedules, requesting transcripts, and applying for graduation. Faculty can view their classes, print rosters, and enter grades. Employees can register for benefits, view their pay-stubs, enter their timesheets, and see their leave balances.

 What reporting resources are available for Banner?

Banner provides built-in reports for each of the specific functional areas.. Custom reports and processes are developed by the Enterprise Applications Group of Information Technology Services for Banner and GULFLINE. Data Steward for each of the functional areas provide access to these reports and submit requests to Information Technology  Services for the development of custom reports and processes.

FGCU has implemented the Cognos web-based reporting tool to access data from the Banner Operational Data Store (ODS), which is a transactional reporting database,  refreshed with data from the Banner production system daily. Cognos reports are developed by Cognos Report Authors within the functional areas and by ITS Enterprise Applications Group staff. Cognos reports are published and made available to Consumers, which are Faculty and Staff who have been given access to view and run the reports.