ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  April 27, 2016

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MOU Leads Year End Budget Webinar on May 4

ITS Software Acquisition Upgrade and Outage April 29

New Timeline of ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte Changes

Fiscal Year End Resources & Help

Change to Campus Voucher Attachment Process

Improvements to InfoPorte and SAS Performance

New! Computer-Based Training Course

Scroll down for more details!

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MOU Leads Year End Budget Webinar on May 4

A webinar for MOU Leads on Budget Changes for the New Fiscal Year will be held on Wednesday, May 4, at 10am.  This webinar requires an MOU Lead level of understanding of budgets, although anyone can attend.  

Use this webinar link to join the webinar.  For help with Blackboard Collaborate webinars, visit this page.

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Update to Software Ordering System

The ITS Software Acquisition office is updating the software ordering system on the evening of April 29 with a new and improved look. The system will be unavailable between 7pm and 8pm on April 29, while the upgrade is made.  

Read more.

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New Timeline of ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte Changes

If you've ever wondered exactly what the Finance, HR and Student teams are working on, check out this new timeline of ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte activities. This timeline gives you a view into what changes are in the works and when these activities are scheduled for completion. A lot goes into making these systems work for you, and we hope this timeline will provide insight into what's coming up.

Read more about this effort.

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Fiscal Year End Resources & Help

The 2016 Fiscal Year End page is a single source of information on closing out the fiscal year in ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte. It includes important information, such as:

• Year-end dates and deadlines

• Training, webinars and reference guides for year-end tasks, like clearing up “stuck” transactions

• Checklists to help you prepare for and close out the year

• Links to other University resources

Additional information will be added to this page over time. 

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Change to Campus Voucher Attachments

An enhancement to the Campus Voucher page now requires you to click Save before you can confirm the attachment is there by seeing the date/time stamp in the “Added On” column on the Voucher attachment page.

Read the brief document that describes how these enhancement change your experience with campus vouchers.

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Performance Improvements Made to InfoPorte/SAS

Recent changes mean that the prior day's ConnectCarolina transtions are getting into the data warehouse for InfoPorte and SAS reporting earlier in the workday.

Read more.

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Keeping Sensitive Information in Mind When Working with Attachments

This self-paced course focuses on working with attachments in ConnectCarolina. You’ll learn what sensitive information you may encounter when attaching documents in ConnectCarolina and why it’s important to keep that information safe. You’ll also learn about ways to remove or permanently obscure sensitive information from a document before you attach it in ConnectCarolina.

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