Project Type: Strengthen Student Success
What is it? The University is looking to expand and centrally manage certificate programs within the Graduate School by updating ConnectCarolina and creating a central administration model for graduate credit-bearing certificate programs. Why are we doing it? Credit-bearing certificate programs are currently managed in multiple units. This project aims to develop a common administration platform so the Graduate School can manage programs in one space. Ultimately, centralizing programs is critical to support the University’s goal… Read More about Credit Bearing Certificates.
This project will provide students who are registering for classes with information about the number of reserved seats in a class, and who the seats are for. Currently, students may see that a class is available, and then get an error message when they try to register. This happens when the class hasn’t reached its’ capacity, but seats are set aside for specific types of students. For example, there may be reserved seats for first-year… Read More about Operational Excellence Reserve Capacity Phase.
The UNC Global International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Office will implement a new tool to manage information for international students and scholars. The new tool, Sunapsis, will be the system of record for this information. All UNC international students, faculty and scholars need to follow immigration regulations that are managed using the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). SEVIS is a database used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. It tracks the… Read More about New Tool for ISSS (International Student and Scholar Services).
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What is it? UNC is transitioning from Sakai to Canvas, a web-based learning management system. Institutions of higher education, including some other UNC System schools, use Canvas by Instructure more than any other learning management system. Sakai will be available for teaching courses until the end of Spring 2024. Why are we doing it? While Sakai has worked well for the University, the number of educational institutions that make up the Sakai community has significantly… Read More about Canvas.