ITS helps Admissions release a record 18,000 decisions

April 17, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, the ITS ConnectCarolina Student Administration team worked with the Admissions Office to release more than 18,000 decisions for first-year applicants. This was an overall increase in first-year applications of nearly 14 percent, so the competition was … Continued

Student liaison details collaboration between ITS and students

September 28, 2015

In this guest blog post, Brent Comstock, Managing Director of the CarolinaGO mobile app and student body representative to Information Technology Services leadership, discusses the growing collaboration between ITS and Carolina students. Comstock is a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and a … Continued

ConnectCarolina mobile now available in CarolinaGO app

August 14, 2015

Welcome back to campus! As many of you know, CarolinaGO (the University’s mobile app) was developed and launched by students in partnership with ITS last year. We are excited to announce that a mobile version of ConnectCarolina is now available … Continued

Survey: Business Systems Help Desk customers “very satisfied”

June 22, 2015

Change is always difficult, and the consolidation last fall of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Finance, Human Resources and Payroll functions with the existing Student Administration system in ConnectCarolina was one of the biggest technology changes the University has ever experienced. Help Desk … Continued

People are at the heart of ConnectCarolina

September 30, 2014

It’s only natural that when we think of the ConnectCarolina project as the October 1 go-live nears that we focus on the software, the technology and the capabilities. After all, it is an integrated management system built on Oracle’s PeopleSoft … Continued

Tech tip: What happens to legacy systems?

September 25, 2014

The University still will be able to access historical data from legacy finance and human resources/payroll systems. Most of the legacy systems replaced by ConnectCarolina will be read-only accessible for at least a year to 18 months. Some legacy systems … Continued

Customer case study: Lachonya Williams

September 23, 2014

In your role as Assistant Dean of Human Resources for the College of Arts & Sciences, how you will use the new ConnectCarolina system? My role has responsibilities that encompass both EPA and SPA personnel issues, faculty, EPA non-faculty, staff, … Continued

ConnectCarolina promises data analytics feast

September 18, 2014

ConnectCarolina will enable tremendous reporting capabilities for UNC-Chapel Hill. While ConnectCarolina will provide all sorts of new capabilities upon go-live October 1, one capability is universally captivating campus administrators: reporting. For some, all the reporting that ConnectCarolina and a new … Continued

ConnectCarolina go-live: First launch in five years

September 16, 2014

As the countdown clock clicks down the days, minutes and seconds until ConnectCarolina’s October 1 go-live, it’s easy to forget that this massive, critical project for the University has commanded many years of diligent efforts by hundreds of people across … Continued

5 ways ConnectCarolina changes how we do business

September 11, 2014

Integration UNC-Chapel Hill has relied on different systems for its finance and human resources data—systems that were not integrated with each other and did not speak the same computer language. With the switch to ConnectCarolina in October, all of that … Continued

5 questions with Frances Dykstra

September 9, 2014

Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Enterprise Applications, is leading her team and campus collaborators as they prepare to launch a significant new component of ConnectCarolina on Oct. 1. We asked for a sneak peak into the project. How … Continued