Web for General 8.7.1 Release Guide

Banner Web General Release GuideRelease 8.7.1September 2014/nBanner®, Colleague®, PowerCampusŽ, and Luminis® are trademarks of Ellucian Company L.P. or its affiliates and are registered in the U.S. and other countries. Ellucian®, Ellucian Adv anceŽ, Ellucian Degree WorksŽ, Ellucian Course SignalsŽ, Ellucian SmartCallŽ, and E llucian RecruiterŽ are trademarks of Ellucian Company L.P. or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. ©2014 Ellucian Company L.P. and its affiliates. Contains confidential and proprietary information of Ellucian and its subsidiaries. Use of these materials is limited to Elluci an licensees, and is subject to the terms and conditions of one or more written li cense agreements between Ellucian and the licensee in question. In preparing and providing this publicati on, Ellucian is not rendering legal, accounti ng, or other similar professional service s. 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Prepared by: Ellucian 4375 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, Virginia 22033 United States of America Revision History Publication DateSummary September 2014New version that supports Banner Web General 8.7.1 software. /n 3Banner Web General Release Guide |Contents Contents Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Change Request Enhancements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CR-000117761 (Web General) and CR-000117508 (General) - VETS-100 Reporting Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 New object . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Modified objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 /n 4Banner Web General Release Guide |Introduction IntroductionThis release guide documents release 8.7. 1 of Banner® Web General. Release 8.7.1 includes enhancements since release 8.7. This release does not deliver any resolutions. Change Request Enhancements The following enhancements were addressed in Banner Web General 8.7: ŁCR-000117761 (Web General) ŁCR-000117508 (General) This enhancement is in support of a Banner Human Resources regulatory enhancement to update the veterans™ categories in the VETS-100 Reporting. This enhancement consists of two postings: General 8.7.1 and We b General 8.7.1. Both these releases must be applied together. Note: If you are using Banner Human Resources, please note that the timing of the VETS-100 reporting impacts when you install these releases (including running the conversion program). The VETS-100 Reporting processes are released with the Banner HR updates. VETS-100 Reporting for 2014 must be completed before installing these releases. The due date for the 2014 VETS-100 Report is September 30, 2014. DependenciesThere are no known dependencies. However, t hese optional releases can be retroactively applied back to General 8.5 and Web General 8.4. Note: If you apply this patch (Web General 8.7.1) before you apply Web General 8.7, then you will need to reapply Web General 8.7.1 after applying Web General 8.7 since bwgkvet1.sql was updated in Web General 8.7. /n 5Banner Web General Release Guide |Change Request Enhancements CR-000117761 (Web General) and CR-000117508 (General) - VETS-100 Reporting Updates This enhancement was made to supply clients with regulatory updates to comply with the 2015 Veteran Reporting for Federal Contract ors. As a minimum requirement, contractors will be required to solicit every candidate to voluntarily se lf-identify as a protected veteran and/or an individual with a disa bility. New descriptions were added under the Protected Veterans category in the Veteran Classification s page in Self-Service Banner. Contractors will also be required to update thei r post-offer voluntar y self-identification form for veterans to include the new category. The Veteran Classifications page (bwgkvets.P _DispClass) was modi fied to report the following Veteran information: ŁIdentify as one or more of the cla ssifications of prot ected veteran listedŁEnter a Date of Discharge with the past three years ŁDisabled Veteran ŁActive wartime or campaign badge veteran ŁArmed Forces Service Medal Veteran ŁI am a protected veteran, but I choose not to self-identify the classification to which I belong ŁI am not a protected veteran ŁI am not a veteran This page allows you to enter the Date of Discharge and select any of the Veteran Classification options which apply to you. Use the following steps to report Veteran Classifications: 1.Select one of the four options. 2.If you are choosing the first option to identi fy as a Protected Veteran, select one or more of the four classifica tions of protected status. 3.Click Submit.For more information, see the Banner Web General User Guide 8.7.1 .New objectThe dml/bwgtwgrinfoi_080701.sql script is delivered with this release. /n 6Banner Web General Release Guide |Change Request Enhancements Modified objects The following objects were modified: Łdbprocs/bwgkvets.sql Łdbprocs/bwgkvet1.sql Note: One item that should be reviewed and possibly updated to your specific information, instead of the generic reference, is the Web Tailor Information text entry for bwgkvets.P_DispClass / NOTICE / Seq # 2, which is delivered with the text Please refer to this organization's affirmative action program for more information ./n

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