Even during winter break, ITS is ready for your call

If something’s weird and it doesn’t look good, who are you going to call? Well, if it’s IT weird, hopefully, you’re going to call 919-962-HELP. That’s true around the clock and around the calendar at UNC-Chapel Hill, including Christmas week. … Continued

2-Step Verification launching on October 5

On October 5, UNC-Chapel Hill will implement 2-Step Verification, a process designed to secure and safeguard personal information and vital University data and credentials. At a time when phishing scams are becoming ever more frequent on our campus, this enhancement … Continued

CarolinaGO continues to expand

  CarolinaGO, the official University mobile app for UNC-Chapel Hill, is now used by some 10,000 members of the campus community. The app enables students, faculty and staff to easily access resources such as dining options, a campus map, walking … Continued

A Look at 2015: Frances Dykstra talks ConnectCarolina

  Some 100-plus days have passed since ConnectCarolina went live on October 1. Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Enterprise Applications, led the tremendous University-wide effort to develop finance and human resources/payroll modules to enable the campus to benefit … Continued

ITS boosts collaborations with students

  Over the last 1 ½ months here at ITS News, we’ve introduced you to some industrious students who are doing cool things in information technology with ITS and elsewhere on campus and beyond. Sophomore Brent Comstock, for one, inspires … Continued

Important changes to ConnectCarolina access for faculty and staff

As part of an effort to increase the security and reliability of Carolina’s information technology resources, ITS is implementing changes to faculty and staff connections to the ConnectCarolina application. The University’s data systems are under constant attack, with millions of … Continued

Accessing ConnectCarolina via portal

ITS has launched a new portal for login to ConnectCarolina at the landing page http://connectcarolina.unc.edu. This change, which took place on Oct. 18, 2013, affects everyone who uses ConnectCarolina: faculty, staff, students and alumni. The MyUNC (http://my.unc.edu/ ) web page … Continued

Project Videos Available on ConnectCarolina YouTube Channel

ConnectCarolina’s new YouTube channel is now available. http://www.youtube.com/user/connectcarolina?ob=0&feature=results_main Currently posted is video from the February 29 Finance Town Hall and the famous “Bucket Presentation,” which provides a humorous explanation of the difference in how PeopleSoft uses chartfields versus FRS.

Project Update January 2012

The ConnectCarolina project team has been working on the HR/Payroll and Finance implementations for the last 18 months. The primary focus has been determining what the University needs the system to do (“requirements”) and how PeopleSoft meets those needs Along … Continued

ConnectCarolina Finance Town Hall Feb. 29

Big changes are coming to the University’s financial systems as the ConnectCarolina project implements PeopleSoft Financials. Campus is invited to learn more at a Town Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Carroll Hall Auditorium (room … Continued

ConnectCarolina Outage Sat., Feb. 11, 7am to 2pm

ConnectCarolina will have a planned maintenance outage on Saturday, Feb. 11 starting at 7:00am and ending around 2:00pm.  ConnectCarolina will be down during this time frame.  In addition, functions that use Person Services may experience limited and/or no functionality during … Continued

ConnectCarolina Outage Tues., Jan. 24, 6pm – 11pm

Census will take place on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 24. Due to the need to “freeze” the database to take the census snapshot, users will not be able to access ConnectCarolina pages from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00pm on Jan. … Continued

Project Update December 2011

As the calendar year draws to a close, here is an update on both the operational and project portions of ConnectCarolina. ConnectCarolina is the name the University uses for its PeopleSoft implementation. PeopleSoft is an enterprise administrative system that includes … Continued

ConnectCarolina Outage Jan. 3

ConnectCarolina will have a planned maintenance outage on Tuesday, Jan. 3 starting at 4:00pm and ending around 11:00pm. ConnectCarolina will be down during this time frame. This impacts Campus Solutions functionality. In addition, Person Services is impacted by this outage … Continued

ConnectCarolina Outage Nov. 16, 5pm to 8pm

ConnectCarolina will have a planned maintenance outage on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 starting at 5:00pm and ending around 8:00pm.  ConnectCarolina will be unavailable during this time frame. In addition, applications using Person Services may experience limited and/or no functionality during … Continued