Journal Vouchers

Journal Vouchers are used to transfer expenditures or revenues within a department budget or between budget units of the university.

Online JV processing

JVs may now be keyed directly into Banner using either of the following forms:






View step-by-step instructions on entering or approving a JV via Banner


View brief version step-by-step instructions



JV Types:

  • J079 Intrafund Transfers - Transfers within the same fund.
  • J096 Interfund Transfers - Transfers between funds but within the same chart.
  • J089 Transfers between Charts - Transfers between different charts, e.g. between Western and the The Foundation.

Control Total is the sum of all amounts, ignoring whether they are debit or credit.

An explanation is required – please don’t forget the document text when keying a Banner JV. Please be thorough and specific in your explanation.

There are three Chart of Accounts:

  1. Western Washington University
  2. The Western Foundation
  3. Alumni Association

JV's incorrect data will be disapproved and electronically returned to the preparer. Call the Journal Voucher Help Line at x3568 if you have additional questions.


Page Updated 07.10.2014