Banner - Administrative Applications

Banner Administrative Applications

Access to Banner Administrative Applications, formerly known as INB, is limited to on campus only. Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome are preferred.

Document Management (BDM)

Access to Document Management requires Internet Explorer and are only available on campus.

Banner Employee Profile

Access Leave Reports, Time Sheets, EPAFs, and more!

Banner Workflow

Access to Banner workflow is limited to on campus only.

IT@Sam Resources

IT@Sam Newsletter - Campus technology information, training opportunities, technology tips and more!

Research-based Resources

  • Educause - Access research, articles and professional development focused on higher ed.

Technology Training Resources

Technology Assistance

Submit a request for assistance on technical resources:

IT@Sam Service Desk

Employee Extras

Graduation for Faculty/Staff Employees

Reserved seating is available for family and friends of graduating faculty and staff employees. For additional information, please contact the President's Office at 936/294-1012.

2020 Directory of Charities (SECC)

COGNOS Reports

Access to COGNOS is limited to on-campus only. To access COGNOS for your reporting needs, select


Stuck on a login screen? Right click on the above COGNOS button and open link in new window.

Budget and Finance

Finance Self Service (SSB)

Budget Development (SSB)

General Accounting

For monthly closing schedules, please view the General Accounting website.

Payroll Info

Please visit the Payroll Website for updated information regarding Web Time Entry, ePAFs, and to access all updated deadlines and forms.

Please contact Payroll at 936-294-1273 with any questions.

Document Approvals

Procurement and Business Services

Access to BearKatBuy

Access to Chrome River

BearKatBuy allows campus users the ability to shop and purchase goods and services needed for successful operations at SHSU. Internet Explorer (IE) is the recommended web browser. Access is available for off-campus devices (including mobile devices, with proper setup) using SHSU account login credentials.

Employee Services Center

We are processing EPAFs for staff, hourly students, and affiliates.

Submit an individual action

Submit multiple actions

Employee Forms

Please go to the Banner Employee Profile link above to find or enter time, leave, and other payroll information.

Facilities Customer Service

Obtain Estimates

Request Maintenance

Request Move & Haul Services

Schedule Shredding Pickup

Schedule After Hours Access

Submit Work Request

University and Departmental Financial Reports

Required Campus Prevention & Inclusion Training