Banner HR Account FAQ

What is a Banner HR Account?

Banner HR is the employee management systems database for USNH. This includes employment records, job records, employee benefit records, etc. In order to access this system, you must apply for a Banner HR account.

Who Can Get a Banner HR Account?

Accounts are issued to University System of New Hampshire staff members upon request of their respective department head. These accounts are to be used only by the staff member to whom the account is assigned, and only for the purpose of performing administrative data processing within the confines of the staff member's official University duties.

How Can I Apply for an Account?

Banner HR accounts can be requested through the Accounts Management System by selecting "Human Resources" and then "Banner HR" on the Required Services page. (Note: Do Not Use Internet Explorer).

How Do I Access Banner HR Once I Have an Account?

New Banner HR users should refer to the Banner Configuration page for instructions on how to access Banner HR for the first time.

After you have configured Banner HR, you can access the application as follows:

  1. Login to the VPN at
  2. Go to
  3. Hover over "Production Systems", then "USNH Finance/HR Banner", then "Finance/HR Banner Production (BPRD)"
  4. Login with your Banner Finance/HR username and password

How Do I Change My Banner Password?

  1. Login to the VPN at
  2. Go to
  3. Hover over "Production Systems", then "USNH Finance/HR Banner", then "Finance/HR Banner Production (BPRD)"
  4. Login with your Banner Finance/HR username and password
  5. Go to My Links and click on "Change Banner Password"
  6. Type your current password in the Oracle Password field
  7. Type your new password in the New Oracle Password field
  8. Type your new password in the Verify Password field
  9. Click on save icon

What if I Forget My Password?

Contact the UNH IT Service Desk at (603) 862-4242.

How Do I Modify My Banner HR Account?

Requests to modify your Banner HR account can be made through the Accounts Management System. (Note: Do Not Use Internet Explorer).

If you have any questions regarding the modification of this account or are unable to complete the online modification request, please contact the STHR team at  Banner Finance/HR usernames cannot be changed.

What are the System Requirements for Using Banner?

Banner HR supports computers running Microsoft Windows 7 with the following programs:

Banner HR is not currently supported to run on Windows 10, OS X, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or with Mozilla Firefox. You may experience limited functionality while using these unsupported operating systems and browsers.

Where Can I Get Training?

UNH IT no longer offers Banner training. Each department is asked to train new employees.

How Do I Get a Banner HR Account Disabled?

The Human Resources employee termination process is directly related to disabling of computer accounts.  On an employee's termination date his or her Banner HR account will be automatically disabled.  If you want an account disabled prior to an employee leaving the University, please call the UNH IT Service Desk at 862-4242. More information on the deactivation of computer accounts.


Where Can I Find More Information or Answers?

If you have any Banner HR questions, you can complete the Questions for UNH IT webform.

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