The following are training materials and sessions offered by OFA. Visit the UAF Training website for a complete listing of all trainings offered by the university. Contact our office for additional information about any of our training opportunities.

Visit the OIT website for information on obtaining remote connectivity (VPN) access if you are not on the UA system network.

Recorded Sessions

Banner Navigation

Necessary before access is granted to Banner Finance currently.  Please vist the OIT Training page for information on Banner Navigation training.


Excel Essentials I (YouTube)

  1. Use Document A (Excel) when starting
  2. Your document should look like Document B (Excel) when finished

Excel Essentials II (YouTube)

  1. Use Document B (Excel) when starting
  2. Your document should look like Document C (Excel) when finished


You must submit a "FINANCE Administrative Access Request" form for data-entry access to the necessary Banner screens for procurement. Once OFA receives the approved access form, we will enroll you in the procurement training before granting data-entry access.

Email our office if you already have access and would like additional training or a refresher. Visit the Procurement & Contract Services website for additional resources and information.


Visit the Procurement & Contract Services website for ProCard training information.


Register through the OIT training calendar (website) to attend basic TOAD Reader or TOAD Writer training

OFA offers weekly training and discussion to familiarize financial managers with the use of TOAD. The sessions emphasize the use of TOAD to explore data, create and modify queries, and customize outcomes to fit the needs of the analysis.

Sessions are held via Zoom at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday of each week. You must register in advance of attending your first session. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Remember, to avoid getting "stuck" in the waiting room, you MUST log in to your domain account to access the meeting. Log in to, then click "Sign in" to configure your account.

Visit the Toad resources page for additional information including the query library and reference documents.


Visit the Travel Customer Service Office (TCSO) website for travel training information.

Click on a training session for full details