ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  March 16, 2016

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Performance Improvements Made to InfoPorte/SAS

Mainframe Computer Shutting Down at the End of March 2016

HR User Group Meeting March 23

Your Feedback Leads to New Features for Training

New! Computer-Based Training

Enhanced PAAT Labor Expense Report

2015 W-2s Are Now Available Online

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Performance Improvements Made to InfoPorte/SAS

Improved reporting performance that makes data available earlier in the workday has been achieved through recent changes to how data is copied from ConnectCarolina to the data warehouse for InfoPorte and SAS reporting. 

Read more.

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Mainframe Computer Shutting Down End of March 2016

The mainframe computer that housed the HR/Payroll and Finance legacy systems will be turned off at the end of March 2016. Campus users will no longer be able to access these systems via RAC-F logins after the end of March. 

Read more.

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Next HR User Group Meeting is March 23

Join us in person or via webcast for the next HR User Group meeting on March 23, 11am to 12noon, Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library.  Click here for more details and webinar link.

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Your Feedback Leads to New Features for Training

Have you filled out the survey at the end of a computer-based training session?  If so, you’ve made a difference.  Thanks to the feedback in those surveys, you can now get a printable version of most CBTs and we’re fixing reported audio issues. Click here to learn more about these and other ways we’re making computer-based training better.

New Computer-Based Training Courses

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Approving PAAT Actions

This self-paced course explains the information you need to review when approving a PAAT adjustment. It also covers the step-by-step instructions to Approve or Recycle an adjustment and the approval route an adjustment follows.

Finance CBT

Viewing ConnectCarolina Cost Codes in InfoPorte

This self-paced course explains the difference between cost codes in ConnectCarolina and cost codes in InfoPorte. You'll learn how to find the ledger balances for a ConnectCarolina program or cost code, find the accounts that make up the ledger balances, find the transactions that make up the ledger balances for each account, and look up a ConnectCarolina cost code.

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Enhanced PAAT Labor Expense Reports

The Payroll Accounting Adjustment Tool (PAAT) Labor Expense Report has recently been enhanced.  You'll notice some adjustments to filters, some changes to the data displayed and some bug fixes. For details, refer to the InfoPorte New Reports Notes.

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2015 W-2s Now Available 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.  2015 and 2014 W-2s and 2016 W4s and NC4s are now available.

Read more about this initiative here.

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