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Here are resources to help HR Representatives use ConnectCarolina.

For access to any HR systems at the University, you must complete the FERPA training in addition to any other required training.  You can find instructions for completing the training on the Registrar’s site.

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This user guide will show HR Reps how to submit and view employee leave attachements such as leave request forms, medical certifications, and more, in ConnectCarolina.

Leave Attachment Video Guide

New functionality allows HR Business Analysts to update Supervisor, Reports To, and/or TIM Approver en masse.  The service is available any time you have 10 or more updates for an individual supervisor or TIM approver. Please complete the form below, add it to a help desk ticket, and submit to the Business Systems Help Desk using the following options:

  1. ConnectCarolina
  2. ConnectCarolina HR/Payroll
  3. Mass Update Request
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ConnectCarolina Actions for HR Representatives (3 days)

This multi-part course explains how to perform all types of complex actions in ConnectCarolina, including hiring faculty and staff, and performing status change actions such as leave and terminations. It also introduces participants to the available reporting options and explains the approvals process.

To register for HR classes, your Access Request Coordinator (ARC) needs to complete an access request for you. We will sign you up for class when we receive approval that you are going to get access in the system. Include the date of the class you want to attend in the access request. Find your ARC by accessing the Access Request Coordinator List.


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HR Overview

This self-paced course explains the relationship between the person, position, and job in ConnectCarolina. It also covers the ePAR forms used to submit HR actions.

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HR Payroll Calendar

The HR Payroll Calendar on the Finance and Operations website shows the important dates and deadlines related to payroll.

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ePAR Overview

This guide introduces the electronic Personnel Action Request (ePAR), which is the form used to enter all HR actions in ConnectCarolina.

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ePAR Saved Searches

This guide shows you how to create saved ePAR searches.

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Making FTE Changes

This guide shows how to change FTE for an employee.

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Transfer vs Termination

This guide explains the differences between transfers and terminations.

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Commitment Accounting 101

This guide gives an overview of commitment accounting and how it affects employee funding.

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Printing an ePar form

This guide explains how to print an ePAR form.

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ConnectCarolina Tips and Tricks

This guide provides shortcuts and tips for using ConnectCarolina.

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This guide accompanies the HR Representative classroom course. (Note: This button takes you to a page that requires an Onyen login.)

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This page contains all the slides and webinar recordings from past HR User Group meetings.

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Review general information about how to view current, future, and some historical employment transaction information (Job Data) for a specific employee.

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This webinar and mini-guide explains how to use the Org Chart Viewer link in ConnectCarolina and how to update the reporting structure for employees.

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This document explains when to transfer an employee versus when to terminate an employee. This is an important distinction in ConnectCarolina with pay, benefits, and potential compliance implications.

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This document provides guidance on when to submit a service request for retroactive pay.

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This training video shows you how to generate appointment letters for fixed-term faculty. Also included here are the slides used in the training and all the supplemental materials you need to get started.

Fixed-Term Faculty Training Video

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Faculty Appointment ePAR Slides

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Faculty Reappointment and Extension ePAR Slides

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Faculty Promotion ePAR Slides

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Letter Draft Process Slides

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Appointment Letter Template

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School of Medicine Appointment Letter Template

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Mail Merge Spreadsheet Template

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Mail Merge Spreadsheet Template Example

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