New Hire Resources

Welcome to Eastern Michigan University! We're excited to help you start your career at Eastern. Below you will find helpful information that will ensure a smooth transition into your new role.

Banner ERP Training and Resource Materials for New Employees

Navigating the Banner Homepage

This 8 minute course/demonstration provides an overview of the Banner home page, basic navigation tools and tricks for this page, and keyboard shortcuts.

Search and Filter Features in Banner

This 10 minute course/demonstration provides an overview of how to search for data in Banner and to filter results. 

General Banner Navigation

This 7 minute lesson/demonstration provides an overview of basic page navigation within Banner. 

EMU Finance & Budget Banner Training Resources

This is a page dedicated to various resources for EMU employees to utilize to learn more about Banner self service queries related to budget/finance and how to approve requisitions. 

Banner Employee Self Service Payroll/HR Overview

This page provides an overview of employee self service resources where employees may access their payroll and benefits information. 

Banner Workflow FAQ

Provides answers to frequently asked questions about Banner Workflow. 

App Xtender Document Management Resources

This page provides instructions and guides related to the utilization of the Banner App Xtender document management system.


Additional Banner Resources

For additional resources please visit the Banner Ecosystem overview on the Division of Information Technology website.


New Employee Orientation

Orientation for new staff employees (AC, AH, AP, CA, CP, CS, FM, PE, PS, PT) are offered 3 times throughout the year (once per semester).  New employees will be informed of their Orientation date upon hire and be assigned online new hire training through our learning management system, Bridge.

Manager "To Do's" and Resources for Onboarding New Employees

As you bring on a new member to your team there are several things that you need to do. The following checklists will help to keep you organized on key tasks to complete and help your new to assimilate to the team. It is recommended that these forms be completed prior to your new hires first day of employment.

Graduate/Teaching Assistants or Doctoral Fellows

Here are some things you can do to get started on your orientation process.