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Clone Dates from PROD

Target Last Clone Last Clone Purpose Next Clone Next Clone Purpose
TEST 20-SEP-2021 Test Banner 2021 Q2 7-Feb-2022 Install/test Banner 2021 Q4
DEVL 13-OCT-2021 Banner 2021 Q2 2-MAR-2022 Deploy Banner 2021 Q4
FAID 3-NOV-2021 Finaid 22-23 Testing 8-MAR-2022 Deploy Banner 2021 Q4
UPGD 8-NOV-2021 Migrate off Exadata 25-APR-2022 Banner 2022 Q1 Upgrade
PPRD 25-OCT-2021 Banner 2021 Q2 1-MAR-2022 Deploy Banner 2021 Q4
JBP1 03-SEP-2019 For JBP project None planned
CONV 7-OCT-2021 For training None planned

Banner Change Freeze Periods

  • Spring 2022
    • 13-21 January (Start of Term – IT Division)
    • 22-24 January (Start of Term – Banner only)
    • 2-7 February (Census – Banner only)
    • 2-8 May (Finals/Grades – Banner only)
    • 9-20 May (Finals/Grades – IT Division)
  • IT Division – Standard Schedule
    • Start of Term
      • Starts Thursday, before the start of classes
      • Ends Friday after the start of classes
    • Finals/Grades 
      • Starts Monday of finals week
      • Ends Friday after grades submitted

Last updated: 1/6/2022

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Oracle Instant Client Version 12.2

Instant Client Installation for Microsoft Windows 64-bit

See the Instant Client Home Page for more information about Instant Client packages.

Client-server version interoperability is detailed in Doc ID 207303.1. For example, Oracle Call Interface 19, 18 and 12.2 can connect to Oracle Database 11.2 or later. Some tools may have other restrictions.

    1. Download the appropriate Instant Client packages for your platform. All installations require the Basic or Basic Light package.
    2. Unzip the packages into a single directory such as C:\oracle\instantclient_19_3\
    3. Add this directory to the PATH environment variable. If you have multiple versions of Oracle libraries installed, make sure the new directory occurs first in the path. Restart any terminal windows or otherwise make sure the new PATH is used by your applications.
    4. Download and install the correct Visual Studio Redistributable from Microsoft. Instant Client 19 requires the Visual Studio 2017 redistributable. Instant Client 18 and 12.2 require the Visual Studio 2013 redistributable. Instant Client 12.1 requires the Visual Studio 2010 redistributable.
    5. If you intend to co-locate optional Oracle configuration files such as tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora, ldap.ora, or oraaccess.xml with Instant Client, then create a subdirectory such as


      This is the default Oracle client configuration directory for applications linked with this Instant Client. Alternatively, Oracle client configuration files can be put in another, accessible directory. Then set the environment variable TNS_ADMIN to that directory name.

    6. Start your application.

ODBC users should follow the ODBC Installation Instructions ODBC Installation Instructions.