Summer 2022 Grades Are Posted
Summer 2022 grades, updated GPAs and updated academic standing are now available in Degree Works.

Faculty Self Service Links

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.

Campus Connect

Campus Connect provides the entire campus a coordinated care and communication network that helps manage student risk from identification to resolution, using data and analytics to optimize student support and to improve student outcomes. Departments, colleges, and divisions--academic, administrative, and student services--are integrated in their efforts to drive student success.


The training (or development) site allows for training, testing, and development of new features and functions. Training site data is not updated nightly and should be used only for training purposes.


If you experience technical issues with Campus Connect, please email, including your contact information and a detailed description of the issue.

SHSU Online Newsletter

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This Month @ SHSU Online

Digital Education Summit Coming In September

Registration is now open for the 11th annual Digital Education Summit, a free, virtual, one-day teaching and learning event promoting best practices and methodologies for online educators in K-12 and higher education.

Update from Anthology Together - Blackboard Learn Ultra Roadmap

SHSU Online staff recently attended the Teaching and Learning Roadmap for Blackboard Ultra at the Anthology Together conference in Orlando, Florida. The session was packed full of useful information and important context about how development for Blackboard Ultra has been ratcheted up.

Staff News

SHSU Online welcomes three new staff members this month!

Blackboard Instructor Boot Camp Focusing on Ultra Set for Fall 2022

SHSU Online presents the Blackboard Instructor Boot Camp for the Fall 2022 semester. This three-day, drop-in event is for instructors who are new to Blackboard Ultra, or for those just needing to brush up on their course building skills.

Blackboard Tip: Discussion Analysis in Blackboard Learn with the Ultra Course View

Instructor presence, according to students, is a factor in satisfaction in online courses. Discussions can assist in engaging students in your courses. Discussions broaden communication and foster strong connections among the group and with you. 

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Required Campus Prevention & Inclusion Training

Faculty Resources

Lab & Classroom Services

IT@Sam Lab and Classroom Services

IT@Sam has several computer labs across the SHSU campuses.  Each lab is equipped with Windows 7 workstations, DVD-RW drives, scanners, printers, USB ports and other peripheral items.  Software installed in the computer labs is the same across all IT@Sam computer labs. 

Service Desk

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Academic Performance Solutions (APS)

Academic Performance Solutions (APS) is a solution designed to empower academic and financial leaders with the department-specific performance and cost data to make more effective decisions.  This dashboard will give you a quick look at overall performance of your departments, indicate historical trends, and provide benchmark data from peer and aspirant universities.

Access the APS Dashboard

Access to this platform is limited. For questions or to request an account, please contact Somer Franklin ( or Paige Mertz (

Bearkat EduNav

Bearkat EduNav is an academic planner and registration tool that allows students and advisors to create educational plans individualized to the students’ needs. There are two environments to access the system:

  • - A test / sandbox site where advisors can test and practice using the system; data is updated multiple times a semester.
  • - A live / production site where students can see what changes the advisor makes, and advisors can see the changes the students make; data is updated as close to "immediate" as possible based on SHSU traditional timelines.

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