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NEW! November Month-End Close Deadline: Validated campus journal entries and data collect batches (journal imports) should be received by Accounting Services by close of business (5 p.m.) on Wednesday, November 27 (note the earlier time is due to the holiday break). Please remember that accounting will not receive the journal entries until the journal has been budget checked valid and has passed through all required approvals (including OSR, if necessary).

December Month-End Close Deadline will be Monday, December 23.

For details on month-end close procedures, see the Accounting Services webpage. Bookmark this page to see the latest info in between updates.

NEW! GSHIP December Notice – Important Deadlines: Students who are graduating, withdrawing, or no longer working for the University should have their GSHIP coverage terminated in ConnectCarolina before Tuesday, December 17.  New RA or TA hires should submit their paperwork by 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 4. For more information, see the November 25 GSHIP memo.

NEW! 2020 Payroll Schedules: The 2020 payroll schedules are now available on Payroll’s website.  Dates in the Outlook HR/Payroll Deadlines calendar will be updated soon. Please note: Payroll Schedules are subject to change. For the most up to date information, please refer to the online schedules or the Outlook HR/Payroll Deadlines calendar.

NEW! State Audit of UNC Finances has Been Completed: The State has completed its audit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the year ended June 30, 2019, and no deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting were found.  Financial statements were presented fairly in all material respects.  Full details will be provided in the 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Review, expected in early 2020.

NEW! Resource for More Accurate Voucher Payments: Recently, there have been a number of campus voucher errors because of wrong supplier ID selection. Campus users are reminded and encouraged to use the Review Supplier page before creating a campus voucher to avoid selecting an incorrect suppler when paying employees, students and affiliates. To help, a Quick Reference Card (QRC) Creating a Campus Voucher to Pay an Individual with a PID is now available at Read more in the November 25 voucher memo.

NEW! Airgas and ARC3 gas deliveries during Thanksgiving: Airgas and ARC3 Gases will be closed for Thanksgiving this Thursday and Friday (November 28 and 29).  No dry ice or cylinders will be delivered during these days. Airgas dry ice deliveries will take place on Monday, December 2.  For more information, see the November 26 memo.

REMINDER! Subscribing to Business Managers listserv: Finance and accounting personnel who would like to subscribe to the business managers listserv can do so by following the instructions at


For questions and support, users should utilize ServiceNow, the new system campus is using to track support and service requests. This is the fastest way to obtain assistance and allows the project team to be able to track issues to determine the scale of the impact to all users.  Go to the ServiceNow Help Page at or call 919-962-HELP for assistance.

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