Ohio University

Financial and Administrative Systems

Due to the Financial System Enhancements cutover, a number of systems will be unavailable and/or retired as detailed: 

  • EE Lookup: retired 11/30 at 5:00 PM and replaced with Employee Lookup Dashboard in OBI

  • Employee Management System (EMS): retired 11/30 at 5:00 PM and replaced with Individual Compensation Distribution in Oracle on 12/12

  • FA View: available through cutover, retired on 12/15; available in OBI Finance Lookups Dashboard on 12/12

  • FMS Reports: available through cutover until March 2018

  • MailBarcode: unavailable 12/1 – 12/5; once available will use the new chart

  • NA Lookup: retired 11/30 at 5:00 PM and replaced with Object Code Lookup in the OBI Finance Lookups Dashboard

  • PO Summary View: retired 11/30 at 5:00 PM and replaced with PO Summary the OBI Finance Lookups Dashboard

  • Student Org Funds Available: retired 11/30 at 5:00 PM and will be replaced with Student Org Funds Available Dashboard in OBI on 12/12

December 8, 2017
How to access FMS Reports and FA View during system downtime

During the Business Forum yesterday, it became apparent that there was some confusion around how to access FMS Reports and Funds Available View during this period of system downtime. The regular login to Oracle/eBiz is not available while the system is down, however you may still access FMS Reports and Funds Available View through the direct links provided below.

December 7, 2017
Financial System Enhancements conversion progresses

As previously communicated to campus, the FSE enhancements will be live on Tuesday, Dec. 12. On this date, systems will be available for use and we will being fully utilizing the new chart of accounts. A communication will be sent on Tuesday morning notifying the campus community that the systems are available and how to access resources and support.

December 1, 2017
Chart of Accounts conversion begins

The Chart of Accounts conversion began on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 5 p.m.

Before the conversion began, November was closed in Projects & General Ledger. During cutover, depending on your role/responsibilities, you may have access to view November’s pre-converted results, as well as access to converted data in production. Below are instructions about how to access reporting and other tools.

OHIO Systems - Upcoming, Scheduled Maintenance

Name Impact Scheduled For Scheduled Until
Blackboard (Learning Management System) maintenanceWednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 6:00 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Lecture Capture - Panopto maintenanceThursday, December 21, 2017 @ 8:00 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 10:00 PM
Turnitin maintenanceWednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:00 PM