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 It’s only been three months, but the start of the Fall 2020 semester seems like lightyears ago. The priority, then and now, is to maximize a safe and healthy environment for us to teach, work, learn and live in. Although the decision was made to move learning off-campus early in the Fall semester, the foundation was laid in ConnectCarolina to help staff manage information about COVID-related changes to the academic calendar, class schedules, course details and more.     Last summer, the ConnectCarolina Student Administration team, led by Maribel Carrion, rose to meet the challenge of collecting, coding and providing updated information to students, faculty and staff. That included changes such as:   a compressed academic calendar,   longer instructional days to allow extra time for students to travel between on-campus classes,   reassigning classrooms to meet COVID-19 capacity recommendations, and  the addition of new ways for faculty to deliver instruction.     ConnectCarolina, as the system of record for the University, is the place where all this updated information resides. Did you know that moving the Fall 2021 term start date from August 18 to August 10 led to nearly 11,000 updates to the start dates of classes? It also meant more than 40,000 updates to student records, because each class they registered for had to be updated with the date changes, and each time the mode of instruction changed.    The team is now building on that foundation to prepare for Spring 2021 registration and the start of the semester.  Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at what the Student Administration team is working on.      Updated the Modes of Instruction & Class Details page  … Continued

Type: Categories: Student Admin Last Updated: November 16, 2020

Salary projections are estimates of the amount of salary and fringe expenses you can expect to pay for an employee in the future, for a specific time period.  This document explains how salary projections are calculated for employees based on the employee group, funding sources, and end dates.

Type: Quick Reference Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll Last Updated: December 21, 2017

This is a recording of a webinar on the Payroll Accounting Report.

Type: Webinar Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll, Reporting Last Updated: July 12, 2016

This self-paced course covers the steps you’ll need to take to gain access to GradStar and the different types of financial aid awards. You’ll learn how to view a student’s record in GradStar, mark a student as eligible to receive an award and enter multiple types of awards in the system.

Type: Computer-Based Training Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll, Student Admin Last Updated: November 1, 2015

This self-paced course explains the difference between deleting and inactivating a GradStar award. It also covers the steps you’ll need to take to change a student’s estimated billing units and funding percentage and how to split a student’s award between two departments.

Type: Computer-Based Training Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll, Student Admin Last Updated: November 1, 2015

This self-paced course covers how to access and run the following PAAT reports: Review Pending Transactions; Current Suspense Charges; and Labor Expense Summary.

Type: Computer-Based Training Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll Last Updated: February 1, 2016

A guide to using the Payroll Accounting Adjustment Tool (PAAT), including how to enter and manage payroll adjustment and how to run PAAT reports.

Type: Quick Reference Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll Last Updated: January 31, 2019

Webinar held to introduce PAAT the day before it went live. Provides an overview of the tool and best practices.

Type: Quick Reference Categories: Finance, HR/Payroll Last Updated: October 27, 2015

This Quick Reference Card contains the top 10 tips for entering campus vouchers, including entering invoice numbers, choosing the vendor’s location, adding notes & instructions or supporting documentation, using Speed Charts, UNC Item ID, and Category as well as information on troubleshooting errors and analyzing approvals.

Type: Quick Reference Categories: Finance Last Updated: March 10, 2015

A webinar about changes to the Campus Vendor Request system coming early 2016. Includes information about the new Affiliate vendor class as well as information on what changes can be made to each vendor class.

Type: Webinar Categories: Finance Last Updated: December 16, 2015