Longtime ITS manager provides key leadership to audits

November 14, 2018

Internal and external audits are an important part of a continuous IT improvement cycle and successfully completing an audit is always a celebrated milestone. During the fiscal year, an ITS project team and many staff members across the organization contributed … Continued

Lunches celebrate ConnectCarolina users

March 21, 2018

ITS Enterprise Applications has launched another round of “Most” Lunches to recognize hands-on users of ConnectCarolina and to learn from attendees what works and what can be improved in the ConnectCarolina system. The monthly lunches also enable peer-to-peer sharing of … Continued

2-Step Verification Requirement for Student Financial Access in ConnectCarolina

February 5, 2018

Beginning on February 15, ConnectCarolina will require 2-Step Verification when accessing the student financial portion of ConnectCarolina. This includes student bill pay and direct deposit account access.  How 2-Step Will Change Your ConnectCarolina Experience How you log in to ConnectCarolina will not change – how your access student … Continued

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