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Project will transform financial aid at Carolina

November 21, 2020

“If I attend UNC, what Financial Aid package will I receive?” It’s a question that’s always remained unanswered for students and their families for a week, month or more after they receive their admission offer. That’s about to change, thanks … Continued

Program addresses demand for security risk assessments

November 20, 2020

During the summer, the Information Security Office faced a challenge — the campus community began requiring an increasing number of risk assessments. The increased demand for security risk assessments was due to the University’s transition to 100% working from home … Continued

EdTech will upgrade Sakai in December

November 19, 2020

Educational Technologies will upgrade the Sakai learning management system to version 20 on December 3. This is after final grades are due to avoid disrupting classes for the Fall semester, given the system will be offline as the upgrade is applied. The … Continued

ITS Service Desk adopts fully virtual training model

November 11, 2020

The ITS Service Desk prides itself on adapting to change, so when it looked as though the COVID-19 pandemic was going to last longer than the state’s initial lockdown, the team already had multiple plans in place. One of those … Continued

Organizers call SecurityCon a success

November 2, 2020

SecurityCon 2020 drew a record-breaking number of registrations and attendees — of course via Zoom, given the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information Security Office’s first virtual SecurityCon on October 9 drew more than 150 registrants for the talks, 20-plus for the Capture … Continued

ITS helps roll out new marketplace BuyCarolina

October 14, 2020

Ordering materials for a department or school is now easier, and in time shoppers will have more supplier options and lower costs. These improvements are thanks to a new online marketplace, BuyCarolina, which ITS helped launch in mid-August. ITS Enterprise … Continued

ITS’ Teaching & Learning division adopts a new name

October 9, 2020

ITS Teaching & Learning has changed its name to ITS Educational Technologies. The ITS division determined it needed a new moniker after being known as Teaching & Learning for nearly 15 years. Along with the name change, Educational Technologies (ITS … Continued