ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  August 5, 2015

Top News in Brief

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ConnectCarolina Town Hall is Tomorrow!

New Webinar: Associated Budgets

How to Request a New Report

Get a Grants Management Poster

Re-organized Resource Documents Page

Update on Turning off Legacy Systems

New Tools and Resources

 

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ConnectCarolina Town Hall is Tomorrow!

Find out where we've been and where we're going at our first Town Hall since go-live.

Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Location: Genome Sciences G100

Join online: [webinar link

Click to get more event details or download the event flyer.

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Associated Budgets Webinar

New Webinar: Associated Budgets

Associated budgets is an important concept to understand if you work with trust funds. This webinar shows how associated budgets work, when it applies, and how it affects your available balance.

Watch the webinar on YouTube, or download the webinar slides in PPT or PDF.

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How to Request a New Report

Have an idea or need for a new report?  There is a new process in place for making those requests.  View this PDF for the three steps to take to request a new report.

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Get a Grants Management Poster

Work in a lab, support researchers or manage grants?  Request a copy of this poster that provides helpful tips for grants management in the current system.

Follow the link to preview the poster and find out how to request your copy.  Copies are free and available to everyone.

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New, User-Friendly Resource Documents Page

It's easier than ever to find handouts, student guides and webinars!  We reorganized the Resource Documents page on the CCinfo website to help users quickly find what they are looking for. Take a look and let us know what you think.

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Update on Turning Off Legacy Systems

Last October, a number of the University’s administrative systems were replaced by ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte. Some of these legacy systems have already been turned off and soon, more of these systems will be decommissioned.

Find out more on the Legacy Systems page which we will continually update with additional details.

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New Tools and Resources

BOOKMARK IT!:  Go to the Resources page for documentation, recorded webinars, slideshows, student guides and more helpful information about using ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte.

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ePro Vendor Catalog Helpful Tips

This new quick reference addresses commonly asked questions and provides top tips for getting the most out of ePro.  Download the PDF.

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Budgeting Documents for FY 2016

Make sure you check out new budgeting documents that describe business processes, rulesets and budget definitions effective FY 2016.

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Quick Reference for Financial Reporting

Need to know what reports will help you find your budget balances? Or which reports are best to use when reviewing grants?  The Quick Reference to Financial Reporting provides that and more.

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Chartfield Checker Tool

Use the Chartfield Checker to validate a chartfield string to make sure it passes budget check and to ensure that you are using a valid combination of chartfield values.  Click for more information.

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Timing of Transactions From ConnectCarolina to InfoPorte

Important Reminder for Finance Users: Transactions entered in ConnectCarolina appear in InfoPorte the next day, not immediately.  Some transactions -- particularly payroll and some procurement transactions such as canceling a purchase order -- may not be available in InfoPorte until the following Monday (because they are processed over a weekend).

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Need Access?

The way to request access to ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte has changed. Find out what to do if you need access to these systems.

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