Quick Reference Guides
"Naming Conventions" Explained
Below is a written and visual explanation of the seven letter RamPortal/Banner form names. (A reminder that RamPortal is our WCU brand name for the Banner system.)
- "SPAPERS" stands for -> Student Person Application PERSon
- "SGASTDN" stands for ->Student General Application STuDeNt
myWCU TERM CODES
As you may know, in myWCU, the four digit code signifies the term.
Current four digit codes:
- First digit = Century
- Middle Digits = Year
- Last Digit = Semester
Example: "2223" = 2nd century, year -2022, then 3rd semester which is Summer 2 session.
NEW RAMPORTAL TERM CODE STRUCTURE
The Banner/RamPortal value is six digits, allowing further details in our codes.
Six digit codes:
- First Four Digits = Year
- Last Two Digits = Semester
Q: What will happen to the Summer 2 and Post semesters?
A: Please see the BannerBot Lessons page "Parts of Term - Summer and Winter" lesson.