FAST applies a combination of functional and technical resources to analyze day-to-day functional needs and generate technology solutions.
Fiscal Technicians manage Banner, eVA, TouchNet, and other systems’ security. See information about how to request access to finance and accounts receivable systems in the “Quick Links” section. If you have questions about any of the finance systems or how to obtain access, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications Analysts create and maintain technical solutions for Fiscal Services, such as automating processes and developing controls and reports to ensure financial operations of the University are more accurate and efficient. If you have questions about any existing technical solutions, please email email@example.com.
Helpful HintsBanner Self-Service Budget Queries
If looking for revenue, be sure to check the “Include Revenue Accounts” box: located on the page where fund and org can be entered.
New organization and fund codes are added to eVA Mondays and Wednesdays after it is created in Banner. If it has been longer than that since your organization or fund code was created, or if you have an ordering emergency that cannot wait, contact FAST.
FOAPAL error while ordering:
User does not have purchase authority in Banner to the org/fund used. eVA Support at Mason will send these errors to FAST. Please wait for FAST to contact you with how to proceed.
User ID not valid error while ordering:
eVA Support will send this error to FAST. Please wait for FAST to contact you with how to proceed.
eVA accounts will be deactivated after 180 days of non-use:
FAST will notify you that your account has not been used in 180 days, and thus your password has expired. You must login to eVA to keep the account open. If you do not after two notices, your account will be deactivated. A new eVA form will need to be submitted in order to reactivate the account.
If you are transferring colleges, new paperwork is necessary to retain access to any finance systems. If you will have a new finance liaison in your new position, you will need to fill out new paperwork and send it to FAST.