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FAMIS TRAINING The Basics. Basic FAMIS Training (Logging on & off, & basic screens.)  Before beginning this training you must request your user id and.

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1 FAMIS TRAINING The Basics

2 Basic FAMIS Training (Logging on & off, & basic screens.)  Before beginning this training you must request your user id and password from Business Services.  To get your user id and password, access the Business Services page on the Tarleton website and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the FORMS link.  Print a FAMIS Access Request Form. Complete it, get it approved by your department head/account holder, and send it to Business Services for processing.  Once you receive your user id and password you can start the basic FAMIS training.

3 Logging on to FAMIS Open the TAMU Net System using one of the following methods:  If there is no icon set up, from the Start menu on your screen, select Programs, then select TAMU.  If you have an icon set up for the FAMIS System, it will be designated as QWS3270. Double click on the icon to open.

4 On this Screen, Where the cursor is Blinking: Type TPX and then hit ENTER.

5 You have been given a temporary password. The first time you use FAMIS, you will need to change your password. USERID: Enter the USER ID assigned to you. Hit the TAB key. PASSWORD: Enter the temporary password assigned to you. Hit the TAB key. NEW PASSWORD: Enter a new Password using 8 alpha-numeric characters. Hit ENTER You will be asked to re-enter your password, enter your NEW PASSWORD again and hit ENTER.

6 Once you get to this screen, where the cursor is blinking: Hit ENTER

7 NOTE If FAMIS option is highlighted a different color than the other options, you must inactivate the option. Type an “I” in the blank next to FAMIS option, press ENTER and then select F2.  Once you get to this screen, where the cursor is blinking: Type F2 and hit ENTER or hit the F2 key on your keyboard (see note below)

8 IMPORTANT DO NOT type anything on the New Password line unless you want to change your password.  Once you get to this screen, where the cursor is blinking: USERID: Type your user ID and hit the TAB key PASSWORD: Type your password (the new password you selected in the previous step) and press ENTER

9 NOTE If you forget to clear the screen before typing FAMI, you may get a “transaction is unrecognized” message. If you get this message, clear the screen, retype FAMI and then press ENTER.  Once you get to this Screen: Click on the “clear” button on your screen Then type FAMI and hit ENTER

10 For first time users, you will see a screen for FAMIS security requesting you to read and accept the Statement of Responsibility.

11 To proceed you must enter a “Y” to accept the agreement. If you do not enter a “Y” you will not be allowed to continue.

12 Enter your legal name. Hit the TAB key. Enter your business phone number. Hit the TAB key. Enter your address (optional). Hit the TAB Key Enter your office name and T-Box number. Then hit ENTER. (you may have to hit Enter again) On the next screen hit ENTER.  On this screen you need to provide or update the appropriate information.

13 You are now at the Main Menu You can access any screen by entering the screen number in the Screen field. Start with screen 18. Type 18 in the Screen field and hit ENTER.

14 Screen 18 Shows Balance Sheet (This screen can only be used for local accounts. You have to add a zero to the beginning of your account number and delete the zero at the end of your account number when you type it in) On screen 18, negative sign indicates a credit balance and no sign indicates a debit balance. Fund Balance should be a credit balance (with a negative sign) if the account is not in deficit.

15 Screen 18 continued  An account may have multiple screens. Hit ENTER to move thru screens.  Check any encumbrances. Available Fund = Fund Bal. - Encumbrances

16 Screen 18  Only local account balances can be viewed on screen 18  Negative signs are used to distinguish CREDIT balances from DEBIT balances.  Cash on Hand and Accounts Receivable (assets) should normally be debit balances.  Accounts Payable and Fund Balances (liabilities and equity) should normally be credit balances.  Fiscal Year and Month fields can be changed to review account balance history.

17 Screen 19 This screen can be used for state and local accounts. Type 19 in the Screen field and account number in the Account field) An account may have multiple screens. Hit ENTER to move thru screens.

18 Screen 19 continued Fiscal Year and Month fields can be changed to review other periods.

19 Screen 19 continued

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21 Hit F11 to display cents and a column for current month activity (CM Actual).

22 Screen 19 continued Use of F10 takes you back to initial screen format.

23 Screen 18 & 19 Balances  Screen 18 provides a snapshot of the actual financial position of an account at any given time. Budgetary transactions do not effect the Fund Balance on screen 18.  Screen 19 shows the year to-date fiscal activity in an account. The Available balance shown on screen 19 is the remaining available budget balance. REVENUE: A positive available balance shows the amount by which the actual revenue has exceeded the budgetary target for the year. A negative available balance shows the amount by which the actual revenue is short of the budgetary target for the year. EXPENSES: A positive available balance shows the remaining available budget for the year, i.e., how much more can be spent without going over the budget. A negative available balance shows the amount by which the expenses and remaining encumbrances have already exceeded the budget.

24 Screen 21 Shows open commitments for a particular account Use of F11 changes the detail that is shown. Use of F10 takes you back to initial screen.

25 Screen 23 Shows every transaction for the year  Charges to account (debits) are shown without any sign.  Additions to the account (credits) are shown with negative sign.  Selection can be narrowed by entering a sub-code (Sbcd) next to the account number in the Account field.  Ignore columns other than Sbcd, Ref 2, Date, Description, and Amount.

26 Screen 46 Shows all transactions for a specific month Be sure the Month field has the number you are inquiring about.

27 Screen 882 Used to change all screen searches to a particular year

28 Screen 224  Type in your PO#  Allows you to look at how each line item of your purchase order is set up to pay.  Things to note: Quantity, unit price, and extended price

29 Screen 278  This screen allows you to see the purchase order line items

30 Screen 278 – F5  By hitting F5 on screen 278 you are able to see the invoices that have been paid on a particular purchase order.

31 Screen 220  This screen allows you to see who your buyer is in Purchasing.  It also allows you to review the freight terms on your purchase order.

32 Screen 220  This screen allows you to review the dates your goods were received in Central Receiving.

33 Screen 26

34 ATTENTION! Effective Sept. 1, 2004 You will no longer be receiving paper copies of the voucher info, therefore you will need to use the following process:

35 Go to Screen 46 Find your Voucher number. Write that number down. Use that number in either of the following two screens.

36 Screen 168 Type in the Voucher # (ex ) This screen give you detail on the Voucher. What for? Who too? If paid?

37 Screen 169 This screen you can use if you need extra information not included on screen 168.

38 How to Log Out of FAMIS:  Type “SO” in the Screen field of any screen you are on.  Then Press ENTER

39 When this Screen Appears:  Click on the “clear” button on your computer screen.  Type LOGOFF and then press ENTER

40 Once you get to this screen:  Type “/K” on the command line of this screen.  Press ENTER  Log off is complete.

41 Thank you for your participation in our introductory FAMIS training. If you have any further questions please contact us at: DeAnna Powell – 9431 JoAnna Ince – 9615 Jarrod Harris

42 CANOPY TRAINING Canopy contains the same information as FAMIS – just a different format. Follow the steps below for CANOPY login:

43 CANOPY LOGIN   Click the FAMIS link under “Business Computing Services and Information Technology” heading  Click the CANOPY link on the far left side of the screen  Click the box labeled “CANOPY PRODUCTION”

44 CANOPY LOGIN  Type your login and password – this is the same login and password you use for FAMIS.

45 CANOPY Instructions  After login is complete, locate the section labeled “Available Modules”  Click the link labeled: FRS - Financial Reporting Module FRS - Financial Reporting Module  You will now be able to search by account number, voucher number, vendor, etc.

46 CANOPY Instructions  If you are looking for activity for a specific account: Click the “Search” tab Click “Account Search” Type the account number in the “Account Number” field Click the account number in the search results

47 CANOPY Instructions  The account activity will show  If you would like to view the activity in Excel format, click the green arrow above the “Available” column  This will allow you to download activity into an Excel spreadsheet

48 CANOPY Instructions  You may also access reports using the “Reports” tab  Clicking this tab will allow you to access reports and download them into PDF or Excel format  The “Voucher” tab will allow you to see all vouchers paid on the account


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