Workday at Rhodes


What is Workday Student

  • Workday Student is a branch of Workday
  • This branch focuses on the student experience from application, through graduation, and beyond

When will the change happen? 

  • Go-live is in March 2023 
  • We have started conducting trial runs and will continue to do so (including a mock semester) up until the go-live date 

What are the advantages of moving from Banner to Workday Student? 

  • Banner has become a security risk as updates and security patches do not keep up with modern threats  
  • Workday Student has a more modern, mobile-ready, stable, and secure infrastructure 
  • Workday Student folds a number of our services into one place 

What about Workday Student Training? 

  • Targeted training experiences start in early 2023 and run before, during, and after the initial go-live to accommodate community needs. 
  • Training for faculty, staff, and students will include printed Quick Reference Guides (QRG) and in-person training sessions.
  • The Help Desk will be available during regular hours for additional assistance. 

What can I expect to do in Workday Student? 

  • FACULTY, enter final grades, access courses and grade rosters, and manage student advising 
  • STAFF, find student information, update student records, run reports, and note student academic progress.  
  • STUDENTS, view your schedule and grades, register/add/drop classes, check your housing assignment, track your academic progress, and pay your bill.

What groups are working on the transition from Banner to Workday? 

  • Academic Affairs, Faculty, and Registrar's Office
  • Admission and Financial Aid
  • Development
  • Information Services
  • Student Life
  • Alchemy (an external vendor providing support)

Check the status page for updates concerning the transition to Workday Student.