ConnectCarolina Newsletter  |  July 22, 2015

Top News in Brief

Please read and share!

June Activities: 2-Minute Video Update

Mark Your Calendar: ConnectCarolina Town Hall Aug. 6

New, Re-organized Resource Documents Page

Update on Turning off Legacy Systems

Upcoming User Group Meetings

New Tools and Resources

 

Scroll down for more details!

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June Update Video

Head over to YouTube to check out our latest short video on June activities to address issues in ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte. Share the link with your colleagues.

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ConnectCarolina Town Hall on Aug. 6

Find out where we've been and where we're going at the ConnectCarolina Town Hall on August 6!  Mark your calendar to attend this first Town Hall since go-live.

Get event details and download a flyer for distribution in your office.

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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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User Group Meetings

Mark your calendar for upcoming User Group meetings!  You can attend in person or view via webcast. Details here.

July 22: HR/Payroll topic: Preparing for the New Year (departmental changes and hires)

July 24: Finance topic: Reporting

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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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WebTravel Reporting

An enhancement has been made to the Web Travel system that allows users to generate travel reports. See the updated Web Travel guide for more information.

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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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Known Issues and Recent Fixes

Notice that something isn't working?  Wondering if a fix has been made?  Find information about what we are working on at a single page on the CCinfo website.  Check out the Issues and Fixes page.

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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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