Communications Service Network

Banner Fund Changes

Banner Fund Number Change Form
(pdf with editable fields, updated July 2008)

Communications Network Services (CNS) requests all Banner Fund Number changes be submitted by the last business day of the month. This will ensure efficient and timely billing to your department. Requests received on the first of the month or later will not be effective until the following billing period. Requests made by month end will be effective the first of the following month.

EXAMPLE: Requests made 3-1-2014 through 3-31-2014 will be processed and new billing will be effective on the 4-1-2014 bills. Requests made after 3-31-2014 will not be effective until the 5-1-2014 bills. The form may be printed and mailed to Communications Network Services, Accounts Receivable, 1770 Forecast Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060-0506. Completion of all fields on this form is required for processing. If you have questions, call CNS Accounts Receivable, 540-231-6460 or Email

CNS Definitions:
Service option - the kind of service for which you are being billed: Voice, PIDs, Data, Circuits, or Video.

Account Detail - the telephone number, circuit number, PID or portal number used to identify a specific service option. The account detail will appear in the second column of your telecommunications bill.

Customer Account Number (CAN) - is a CNS generated number to uniquely identify the Banner Fund Number and the services being billed under it. Your CAN may be found in the upper left-hand corner of the bill, directly under your department number.

Communications Network Services
1770 Forecast Drive (0506)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
(540) 231-6460
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