Use Firefox for Banner INB

Google Chrome Version 42 was released in April 2015.  The latest release of the Chrome web browser blocks Oracle’s Java plugin by default. Swarthmore College’s Banner system requires Java.  Information Technology Services recommends using the Mozilla Firefox web browser to access Banner INB (Internet Native Banner). If you do not already have Firefox on your workstation, it can be downloaded from Mozilla’s website: If you have any questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk ( Continue reading Use Firefox for Banner INB

Evision’s Argos Reporting Tool Acquired

It is our pleasure to announce that the College has a new Banner reporting tool: Evision’s Argos. Argos (Adhoc Report Generation and Output Solution) will eventually replace our existing Hummingbird reporting tool after several months of having both fully operational to facilitate the transition. This will be a significant change for many of your staff who use Banner intensively, and training is available. The decision to use Argos came after months of deliberation from the Banner Steering Committee and ITS. The committee is confident that Argos fits our current and future reporting needs. We are particularly excited that Argos is … Continue reading Evision’s Argos Reporting Tool Acquired