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CC Finance Update – March 15

March 15, 2023

February Month is closed. March month-end close date is Friday, March 31. UNC Southwest Sweepstakes; New Concur Trainings; March GSHIP Files; Termination of Bank of America Prepaid program.

Sign Up for New Concur Trainings!

March 13, 2023

We are pleased to share upcoming training opportunities beginning Thursday, March 16 and running through Monday, June 26, which will be hosted via Zoom or GoToWebinar. Visit the Travel Servcies – Concur website for complete listings and to register.

Termination of Bank of America Prepaid Card Program

March 13, 2023

Bank of America (BoA) has notified the University (UNC) that the prepaid card program and the prepaid administration tool (PAT) serviced by BoA will terminate effective June 30, 2023. UNC Finance and Operations (Finance) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) are evaluating new platforms to continue the prepaid card program.

March 2023 GSHIP Files Uploaded

March 7, 2023

The March 2023 GSHIP premium file has been uploaded into ConnectCarolina. The total cost allocation must equal $395.05. The last day to make changes us Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Update on Cash Advance Forms for OSP

March 2, 2023

Finance and Operations recently updated forms used to request cash advances. These forms do not apply to sponsored projects. As a result, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will be utilizing the previous version of the advance request forms while we develop new OSP forms designated for cash advance requests and reconciliations on sponsored projects. 

UNC-Southwest Spring Sweepstakes

March 2, 2023

Please share this information with all employees in your Department/Unit. Southwest Airlines and UNC have partnered again to give you the chance to win Rapid Rewards bonus points!  Follow the three-step approach below for a chance to win!

Meal and Lodging Policy Changes – Effective March 1, 2023

March 1, 2023

Effective for travel beginning on or after March 1, 2023, the University will adopt the lodging and meal per diem rates set by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Defense as applicable.

Announcing New Vendor – New England BioLabs

February 28, 2023

Procurement Services and Materials Management is pleased to announce a new vendor, New England BioLabs, is being added to the BuyCarolina Marketplace for orders up to $25,000 and will be available for purchasing on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.