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Banner Financial Aid Upgrade - Nov. 9

Information Technology will perform a mandatory Banner Financial Aid upgrade to meet federal regulatory requirements, as well as Banner General module upgrade. The upgrade will be performed during the following dates/times:

Start Date/Time: Friday, Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.

Expected End Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 11 by 8 a.m.

During the downtime, the following services will be unavailable:

  • Banner (Student Records System)
  • Banner Financial Aid
  • Faculty & Staff e-services (payments, personal data & class roster)
  • Student e-services (registration, payments, schedules, personal data & grades)
  • Access to Student Account Info via e-services (usernames and passwords for GatorMail, Network ID & Blackboard)
  • AdAstra

Please note that Blackboard will NOT be affected by this, and it should be available during that time.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the IT Service Desk (X3000, 713-221-8031, ithelp@uhd.edu).

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.