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ConnectCarolina Finance Applications

Service Description

ConnectCarolina (available at is the University’s fully integrated administrative system, with applications that support the Finance, Human Resources, and Student Administration functions of UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-General Administration. The Finance applications of ConnectCarolina support these business functions:

  • Purchasing, including eProcurement vendor catalogs (such as Staples and Fisher Scientific)
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable and bill
  • Contract and grants management
  • Departmental deposits
  • Vendor and independent contractor requests
  • Budgeting
  • General ledger
  • Asset management
  • Approvals of transactions
  • Central office functions like banking, accounting services, payment services, and financial reporting

UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-General Administration staff.

Service Provisioning

Administrative access to ConnectCarolina is requested and approved by an employee’s manager, entered into the Access Request System by the school or division's Access Request Coordinator, approved by the responsible data steward, and granted by the ConnectCarolina Security team AFTER the individual has completed:

  • the Terms of Use agreement
  • HIPAA training for some functions
  • application-specific training

Details on how to acquire access can be found on the ConnectCarolina user information website:

Supported Environment/Services

To access ConnectCarolina’s administrative functions, users need an Internet browser and are required to use EDUROAM wireless access or a wired network connection. Off campus, they need to use VPN to provide a secure connection. Information on accessing ConnectCarolina securely is provided here:

ConnectCarolina is supported by budgetary allocations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There is no charge to students, faculty and staff, schools or divisions to use the applications.