ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  January 21, 2016

Top News in Brief

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Upcoming Outage - Jan. 26

Your Tax Forms are Now Online!

Legacy Systems Work Approaches the Finish Line

Training Calendar Updated for 2016

Campus Vendor Request Changes Now Live

CCinfo Website Survey

New Training Resources

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Census Outage January 26

 There will be an outage of ConnectCarolina on Tuesday, Jan. 26, beginning at 5:00pm, for spring semester census activities.  Faculty, students and staff will not be able to access ConnectCarolina Student Center during this time. 

The Finance component is not affected by this outage.  However, the ePAR hire form for HR/Payroll is impacted, as are some services related to Onyen, PID and Guest ID.

You can always visit the System Status page for information about upcoming outages, browser compatibility and other technical issues.

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Your Tax Forms are Now Online!

Just in time for tax season, you can now view, print or edit (where applicable) some of your state and federal tax forms in ConnectCarolina.  2014 W2s and 2016 W4s and NC4s are now available.  2015 W2s will be available online later this month.

Read more about this initiative here.

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Legacy Systems Work Approaches the Finish Line

Work on turning off or transitioning legacy systems for HR/Payroll and Finance is drawing to a close as we move closer to taking down the mainframe computer (currently targeted for February 29, 2016).

Want to know more?  Click here to read a new article that details the plans for these systems, who has access to the new versions and provides more information.

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ConnectCarolina Training Calendar Updated

Looking for new in-person training opportunities?  The training calendar has been updated and includes classes on Finance, HR/Payroll and Reporting!  Click here to view the training calendar.

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Changes to Campus Vendor Requests Now Live

Three changes for the Campus Vendor Request system are now live. To learn more about these changes, watch a recording of a webinar held just before the holidays.

Along with the webinar, there are two new documents available:

• Updated Campus Vendors Student Guide

• New handout on Choosing a Vendor Class


CCinfo Survey

Please help improve by responding to a quick, 5-question pop-up survey on the site. Your input will guide us as we re-design the CCinfo site to make it easier for you to get the help and documents you need.

Interested to take the survey now?  Click here to participate!


New Training Resources

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PAAT Approval Routes

PAAT adjustments can route to three different levels for final approval. This table is a quick reference for which levels are required for each fund type changed in a PAAT adjustment.

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Adjusting Funding Sources for Past Pay Periods Using PAAT

This self-paced computer-based training explains when to use PAAT and the difference between a PAAT adjustment and a Funding Swap ePAR. It also covers the steps you’ll need to take to create, manage and submit a PAAT adjustment.

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Guide to HR/Payroll Reporting

This online guide catalogs HR and Payroll reports available in ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte.  The guide is searchable and includes report descriptions, tips for how to use the reports and links to related training.  Click here to view the guide.


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