BarCamp 2018 boosts attendance

May 29, 2018

Carolina Technology Consultants boosted engagement among the University’s IT professionals and facilitated discussion of the latest technologies at the group’s annual BarCamp unconference on May 17. BarCamp drew 50+ More than 50 technologists from across the University and beyond came … Continued

An important update on phishing

May 14, 2018

College campuses across the country, including UNC-Chapel Hill, continue to be high-value targets for phishing campaigns. Access to our digital resources – from research to emails to financial information – is prized by online criminals. For example, phishers often use stolen credentials to receive … Continued

Carolina will retire AFS service

April 23, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill will retire the Andrew File System (AFS) on November 13, 2018. The statement is simple. More interesting and intricate, however, are the prudent steps the campus is taking to assist users through the decommissioning process and the history … Continued

Fiber improves service for Outdoor Education Center

April 2, 2018

Down the hill and through the woods, Carolina’s Outdoor Education Center on Country Club Road needed more reliable and less expensive phone and internet service. The center’s carrier wasn’t promising service improvements any time soon, and leasing an energy company’s … 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

Digital Services creates Arts Everywhere website

March 16, 2018

In January, ITS Digital Services delivered a new custom WordPress website to the University’s Arts Everywhere group. The website provides Arts Everywhere with the comprehensive platform the organization needs to communicate about the initiative — what Arts Everywhere is, its … Continued

New tool for exam scanning saves time and resources

March 8, 2018

Since rolling out a new exam-scanning system last semester, ITS cut the average wait time for instructors as well as ITS’ own staff time to provide the service in half. Launched on campus in Fall 2017, InstructorTools by DigitalDesk also … Continued

New website showcases Carolina Planning

March 2, 2018

The new Carolina Planning website better serves the department’s needs while also attracting attention. Since ITS Digital Services created and launched the WordPress website for the Department of City and Regional Planning in October, other UNC-Chapel Hill departments have been … 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

A Message from the CIO on the Expansion of 2-Step

January 25, 2018

Dear Carolina Community, I am writing to inform you of our plans to expand the use of 2-Step Verification on campus in 2018. This continues the work that ITS has already completed to put select digital resources, such as the online W2, VPN and administrative IT applications, behind 2-Step Verification protection. A … Continued