Workday@Langara will modernize our operations and improve services for students, faculty, staff and CS instructors. Our transition to Workday – a user-friendly, cloud-based system – will help us to better manage our financial, human resources and student information. Beyond changing our technology, we will be making decisions about how we can best serve staff, faculty, and students now and in the future.

We encourage you to explore this site to find out more about what’s changing for you, what Workday will mean for the College, and how you can support us in making this important transition.

Project Timeline

the project takes place in two waves


Workday@Langara will be a multi-year effort, which we will complete in two waves. We began with our Finance and People and Culture systems and went live on January 6, 2020 with Wave 1A.

As the College has quickly transitioned to online operations in response to COVID-19, we are currently updating our project timeline in light of other emerging priorities. Our focus right now is on supporting our faculty and staff in using Workday and continuing to improve our current processes. Once we have more details on our next steps, we will share them with our community.

Why Workday?


Workday is a highly intuitive, cloud-based solution that offers human resources, financial, and student information management in one platform.


It feels like many of the websites we use today and is easy to navigate.


It can manage non-traditional academic programs and staffing models.


It allows us to design our system to meet our current and future needs.


It connects all of our core systems (STU, FIN, HCM) in one place.

Fast Facts

A look at Workday@Langara by the numbers


Project team members

Our project team has over 50 full- and part-time staff working on the project, including long-term employees and newcomers to Langara. Meet our team.


Community support

When surveyed, 75% of respondents agreed with the statement ‘I am willing to contribute to support a successful Workday implementation. Find out what else they said.


Presentation rating

We’ve received great feedback on our presentations to teams and departments across the College – our average rating is 4.3/5. Request a project update to your team.


Year Banner Launched

Our current system, Banner, was first implemented at the College in 1996, over 20 years ago. Find out why we are replacing it and what will happen to Banner in our FAQs.


Subject Matter Experts

Over 120 faculty and staff from departments across the College have contributed their time through workshops and other consultations. Find out how you can get involved.


Paper requisitions

Over 2,000 paper requisitions (LRs) were submitted to our Purchasing Dept. last year. Reducing our paper processes is one reason we’re moving to Workday – find out the others.

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