Appendix J: Naming Conventions

SunGard Higher Education Banner forms, reports, jobs, and tables have seven-character names. These names have a structure:

  • First Character — indicates the primary Banner System
  • Second Character — identifies the module and is dependent upon the first character
  • Third Character — identifies the type of form, report, job or table and is dependent upon the first character
  • Last Four Characters — unique identification

First Character

A Alumni/Development K Work Management S Student
B Property Tax L Occupational Tax/License T Accounts Receivable
C Courts N Position Control U Utilities
D Cash Drawer O Customer Contact V Voice Response
F Finance P HR/Payroll/Personnel X Records Indexing
G General Q Electronic Work Queue W

Y

Z

Reserved for client applications that co-exist with Banner
I Information Access R Financial Aid
Second Character — identifies the module and is dependent upon the first character.
General (G) — If first character is G.
E Event Management O Overall T Validation Form/Table
J Job Submission P Purge U Utility
L Letter Generation S Security X Cross Product
Student (S) — If first character is S.
A Admissions I Faculty Load R Recruiting
C Catalog K Res. For Intl.UK S Schedule
E Support Services L Location Management T Validation form/table
F Registration/Fee Assess M CAPP U Utility
G General/Student O Overall
H Grades/Academic History P Person
Finance (F) — If first character is F.
A Accounts Payable G General Ledger S Stores Inventory
B Budget Development I Investment Management T Validation form/table
C Cost Accounting O Operations U Utility
E Electronic Data Interchg P Purchasing/Procurement X Archive/Purge
F Fixed Assets R R
Accounts Receivable (T) — If first character is T.
F Finance Accounts Rec. O Overall T Validation form/table
G General Accounts Rec. S Student Accounts Rec. U Utility
Financial Aid (R) — If first character is R.
B Budgeting J Student Employment R Requirements Tracking
C Record Creation L Logging S Student Sys. Shared Data
E Electronic Data Exchg N Need Analysis T Validation form/table
F Funds Management O Common Functions U Utility
H History and Transcripts P Pkg. And Disbursements S Student
HR/Payroll/Personnel (P) — If first character is P  OR   Position Control (N) — If first character is N.
A Application H Time Reporting/ History T Validation/rule table
B Budget O Overall U Utility
C COBRA P General Person X Tax Administration
D Benefit/Deductions R Electronic Approvals
E Employee S Security
Alumni Development (A) — If first character is A.
A Membership G Pledge & Gift / Pledge Payment S Solicitor Organization
D Designation M Prospect Management T Validation/rule table
E Event management O Organization U Utility
F Campaign P Constituent / Person X Expected Matching Gift
Information Access (I) — If first character is I.
S Student R Financial Aid

All Products

W

Y

Z

Reserved for client forms or modules used within Banner 2000 application* (character in position 1 does not equal W, Y, or Z) What is the * for??
Third Character — identifies the type of form, report, job or table
and is dependent upon the first character.
General (G) — If first character is G.
A Application O Online COBOL process T General maintenance Temporary table
B Base Table Batch COBOL Process Q Query form
I Inquiry form R Rule table Repeating table Report/process
Student (S) — If first character is S.
A Application Process V Validation form/Table View
B Base table Q Query form
I Inquiry form R Rule table Repeating table Report/process
Finance (F) — If first character is F.
A Application M Maintenance form V Validation form/table View
B Base table Q Query form
I Inquiry form R Rule table Repeating table Report/process
Accounts Receivable (T) — If first character is T.
A Application P Process R Report
I Inquiry Form Q Query form V Validation form/table
Financial Aid (R) — If first character is R.
A Application form I Inquiry form R Rule table Repeating table Report/process
B Base table P Process/report T Temporary table
HR/Payroll/Personnel (P) — If first character is P.  OR   Position Control (N) — If first character is N.
A Application form I Inquiry form R Rule table Repeating table Report
B Base table Batch COBOL process P Process V Validation form/table
Information Access (I) — If first character is I.
R Report

 

Last Four Characters — Uniquely identify the form, report, job, or table.
IDEN Identification
PINC Position Incumbent
STDN Student Relation
PERS Person

 

Examples:

Look for the code on the title bar in each form.

In this example, SPAIDEN is the code used to identify the General Person Identification Form in the SunGard Higher Education Banner Student product.

S P A

I

D E N
Position 1:

Position 2:

Position
3:

Position 4:

Position 5: Position 6: Position 7:
Student Person Application Identification

 

APAIDEN

Symbol

A

P

A

IDEN

Meaning

Alumni

Constituent / Person

Application

Identification

PPAIDEN

Symbol

P

P

A

IDEN

Meaning

HR

Constituent / Person

Application

Identification

STVMAJR

Symbol

S

T

V

MAJR

Meaning

Student

Validation Form / Table

Validation Form / Table

Major / Minor Codes

FGIBDST

Symbol

F

G

I

BDST

Meaning

Finance

General Ledger

Inquiry Form

Budget Status

R

Symbol

R

***

***

***

Meaning

Financial Aid

***

***

***

NBAJOBS

Symbol

N

B

A

JOBS

Meaning

Position Control

Budget

Application Form

Employee Jobs