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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.