Coming July 1, 2009!
When the Banner
Finance system is launched on July 1, 2009, all account and
cost center numbers will be converted to a FOAPAL (Fund,
Organization, Account, Program, Activity, and Location)
number. This change affects all University forms containing
the cost center that are currently used for business purposes.
To prepare for
this change, forms have been updated to request the FOAPAL
instead of the cost center number. Using General Accounting
information, the format of the FOAPAL is as
As you can see,
only the first four elements of the FOAPAL are used for
transactions at this time.
To determine your
new FOAPAL number, access TUportal at http://tuportal.temple.edu. After you
login you will see a Crosswalk channel on the MyPortal tab
labeled BANNER CROSSWALK. Enter your center number in
the Lookup box. Your equivalent fund, organization, and
program will appear in the “Crosswalk” box.
To transition to
the revised forms, the Forms web site has been updated to
include both the current online forms as well as the new
FOAPAL forms. To review the site, go to http://forms.temple.edu. The forms
will also be available in TUportal
under the Banner tab which will appear on July 1, 2009. The
old forms will be removed from the Forms site shortly after
the start of the new fiscal year.
the new Human Resources forms will be announced soon.
have also been updated to reflect the change to FOAPAL. You
can order the revised forms from Dupli Graphics through
TUmarketplace. For more information on TUmarketplace, go to http://www.temple.edu/purchasing/TUmarketplace.
Thank you for
your cooperation in using the revised forms as we move to the