ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  May 21, 2014  

System Outage May 30 - June 1

There will be a system outage beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 30, and ending at approximately 8:00 am on Sunday, June 1.  The outage is to install a behind-the-scenes system upgrade. There are no changes to how ConnectCarolina works, but users may notice minor changes in colors and fonts.  

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Ensuring Accurate Paychecks in ConnectCarolina

As the calendar moves closer to the October go-live date for ConnectCarolina, the project team and business owners are ramping up a vital phase of the extensive testing process, Payroll Parallel Testing.  Here’s how it works.

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Mark Your Calendar -- Town Hall June 18

The final ConnectCarolina Town Hall before the go-live of Finance and HR/Payroll this fall will be held Wed., June 18, 2pm to 3:30pm, Genome Sciences Building, Room G100.  Mark your calendars to attend this event for information on the cutover process, training, reporting and the end user experience. 

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What's On Your Mind?

ConnectCarolina means lots of changes for faculty, staff and students. Use the form on this page to submit your questions, ideas, concerns or feedback about ConnectCarolina. We want to know what’s on your mind, so we can help you transition to and use this new system.

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 Campus Involvement in ConnectCarolina Testing Increases

Involving University employees new to ConnectCarolina in testing the system is an important part of the system's development. Campus involvement is increasing in the current round of testing, which runs now through May 23.

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Everything You Need to Know About Training!

Everyone who will be using ConnectCarolina will receive the training they need -- and, training is required for access to the system. Because so many people need training, we are delivering it in a variety of ways.

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 How and When Will
ConnectCarolina Go Live? 


The transition to ConnectCarolina will not be as simple as flipping a switch. Many, many tasks will be executed over several weeks to transition from legacy systems to Connect Carolina.

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Reporting Q&A and More on YouTube Channel 

How will reporting work in the new system? What are the benefits of changing our admin systems to ConnectCarolina? Check out the ConnectCarolina YouTube channel for new videos on these topics and more.


Webinar Addresses Chartfields Changes

Are you on top of the Chartfield changes coming with ConnectCarolina? Learn about them in a new Chartfields webinar recording now available online.

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