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Important Notice to Banner INB Users

On Friday, July 29, 2016, Illinois Tech’s environment will be upgraded so users will now be able to utilize Java 8 to access Banner INB.

Please know that with this change, you will need to take action whether you decide to use Java 8 or 7.

Option #1 - Java 8

OTS recommends that all Banner INB users upgrade their version of Java to Java 8 to protect against vulnerabilities that were patched from previous versions.  Please note, though, that upgrading to Java 8 may impact your ability to open other programs that do not support Java 8.

Option #2 - Java 7

If you would like to remain on your current Java 7 version, you will need to modify the Java settings in order to access Banner INB. The article, "Java 7 Configuration," will assist you in making the necessary changes.

Java 6

If you are running Java 6, you do not need to take any action.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the OTS Support Desk by calling 312.567.335 (on campus x7DESK) or by emailing

Thank you.

The Office of Technology Services (OTS)