Oracle is a database management information system. Banner is the tool used to access the information stored in the database and provide business process support. This information supports services for admissions, financial aid, registration and academic history, and alumni. For these services, Information Technology handles data management and job processing. Banner is most often accessed by end users through Banner Web or Banner Forms. Banner Web (Self Service): Login: WPI Username and Password or WPI ID number and PIN. Optionally, faculty may use their faculty initials and PIN. Usage: All members of the WPI community can use this feature to access information via any web browser. Examples: Students can register for classes and check grades Faculty can view classlists and assign grades Staff can access student data based upon permissions their position requires Banner Forms - Internet Native Banner (INB): Login: WPI Username and Password Usage: Most often used by Staff to access and report on various services for student systems.