You can refer to this page for updated answers to questions from our campus community to keep you informed on project activities. You can also submit questions to key members of our project team using this form.
If you’re looking for assistance in understanding how you’ll manage processes in the future, or a general Workday update for your unit, you can request an in-person or virtual update for your team. Learn more on this webpage.
Workday Student is a component of Workday, a leading cloud-based enterprise software system. Workday provides a single, unified system to replace the legacy Banner system and associated student platforms.
Implementation, beginning in May of 2022, is expected to take 30 months. Unlike the last Workday implementation, there will be multiple deployments of different functionality instead of one launch date (referred to as a Big Bang).
Banner. This is where faculty currently access information about their courses and enter grades and where students currently update their personal information, register for classes, and pay tuition. Additional systems that support the student academic experience are under review as the project timeline and plan are finalized.
While we are updating our Student Information System (SIS), Banner, Canvas will remain your Learning Management System (LMS).
Workday Student, our soon-to-be Student Information System (SIS) and Canvas, our Learning Management System (LMS) will both be integral parts of our digital ecosystem. Workday Student will serve as the University’s main system of record for student-related data. Canvas will continue to be the platform for digital teaching and learning material.
Yes! You will be able to access your W2 and elect benefits through the same portal that you will enter your grades or support student activities. Workday Student worklets will appear on the Workday home screen once launched.
There will be several opportunities for engagement and involvement baked into the project plan. We encourage you to subscribe to our project email for the best way to stay informed on project updates and engagement opportunities.