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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,…
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Carolina Key Passwordless Login

What is it? UNC-Chapel Hill is moving toward passwordless logins with a new option called Carolina Key. When you use Carolina Key, you will be…
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New and Enhanced Phone Services

The University’s phone service is moving from Verizon to AT&T. When the University’s contract ends in 2023, Verizon is discontinuing the service we use. We…
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Secure Research Space (SRW)

What is it? The Secure Research Workspace is a secure virtual desktop for collaboration and storing sensitive information related to research studies, like patient or…
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Service Desk Location at Student Union

What is it?   Establish a secondary ITS Service Desk walk-in location in the Student Union. The showcase space will be designed with a focus on…
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TIM System Update

What is it? We are updating the University’s time reporting and accruals system, TIM (Time Information Management). TIM is the University’s branding for “Workforce Central,”…
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Instructors teach in Canvas as Sakai sunsets

For instructors and students, the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters have been a time of transition as the University moves from one learning management system (LMS), Sakai, to another, Canvas. After an extensive pilot, Fall 2022 marked the first semester when instructors could choose to teach using Canvas. ITS Educational Technologies (EdTech), which manages both systems, has set a date to sunset, or retire, Sakai. At a glance 40% of all courses at UNC-Chapel Hill are using Canvas Spring 2024 will be the last semester instructors can teach using Sakai Sakai courses will be available in read-only mode through ... Read More about Instructors teach in Canvas as Sakai sunsets