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August 2021: ConnectCarolina HR/Payroll Update

August 16, 2021

Email Communication Send Date: August 16, 2021 From: UNC Human Resources To: ConnectCarolina HR/Payroll Users Subject: News   Click to view ConnectCarolina HR/Payroll Update – August 2021 The links in this email were active on the send date.   Topics … Read more

Last Chance for Eligible Employees to Convert to EHRA

July 23, 2021

In April 2019, roughly 500 IT professional employees were given the option to change their employment status from SHRA to EHRA.  This was the result of the North Carolina General Assembly expanding the exemptions under the North Carolina Human Resources Act to include University information technology professional positions. The … Read more

Carolina Performance Tips for Managers

July 23, 2021

We’re about halfway through the 2020-2021 performance review period and we want to share a few tips for managers as you work through the performance reviews, development plans and goal setting for your EHRA non-faculty employees. Managers have already assigned over 21,000 goals … Read more

Limited Use of Vouchers for Student Payments

July 23, 2021

Employees who have  access to enter student payments in Accounts Payable (AP) were invited to a Changes to Student Award Payments for Voucher Preparers webinar to learn more about the changes being made to student payments.  When UNC-matriculated students receive payment for their academic benefit, … Read more

ConnectCarolina Online Help Available

July 23, 2021

Have you ever found yourself working on a task in ConnectCarolina and questioning what the next step is? Keep in mind that searchable online help is available without logging out of ConnectCarolina. From any page in ConnectCarolina, you can click … Read more

Student Pronoun Info Appears on More ConnectCarolina Pages.

July 23, 2021

Last August, as part of the University’s larger diversity and inclusiveness initiative, students were given the option to designate their pronoun and gender identity on a newly created ConnectCarolina Pronoun/Gender Identity page (Personal Information tile > Pronouns/Gender Identity). Over the past year, the Office of the University … Read more

Academic Progress Reports Keep the Conversation Going

May 25, 2021

Faculty-student communication is key to an undergraduate’s success. One communication tool faculty can use is the Academic Progress Report (APR) system in ConnectCarolina. Recent system enhancements give instructors more opportunities to provide feedback to students on their performance.  Newly available … Read more

Changes Coming for Student Award Payments

May 25, 2021

Beginning August 2021, changes will be made to the timing and method of some student award payments to ensure the University is compliant with federal and state regulations. Starting in 2020, a workgroup including members from The Graduate School, Office … Read more

Getting Ready for In-Person, On-Campus Classes

May 25, 2021

Just over a year ago, campus life as we knew it changed dramatically when staff, students and faculty were sent home and classes moved online. The good news is that with safety measures in place and far-reaching access to COVID-19 … Read more