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Tango Card: Computer-Based Training is LIVE!

February 1, 2024

To: Campus Unit Finance Leads and University Business Managers Tango Card Training The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Finance and Budget have collaborated with Finance and Operations Continuous Improvement, Staff Development and Engagement to bring the University … Read more

Tango Card: Participant Payments August Trainings

July 27, 2023

The Tango Card program is one of several options the University offers to help researchers compensate study participants in a fiscally responsible and safe manner. This program was developed by cross-departmental collaboration between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and the Division of Finance and Operations (Finance).   

May GSHIP Files Uploaded and End of Year Reminders

May 2, 2023

The May 2023 GSHIP premium file has been uploaded into Connect Carolina. Total cost allocation is $395.05; last day to make changes is Tuesday, May 23. Please note important deadlines in this memo for students who are graduating.

New Temporary Procurement Process of Gift Cards

April 24, 2023

Beginning 4/24/2023, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will offer a process to procure gift cards for study subject incentives when the following apply: the cash advance is not expedient; a voucher payment for an outside party is not viable and the department/research team does not have a P-Card approved for this purpose.

April 2023 GSHIP Files Uploaded

April 4, 2023

The April 2023 GSHIP premium file has been uploaded into ConnectCarolina. The total cost allocation must equal the monthly premium amount of $395.05. The last day to make changes in the system will be Thursday, April 20, 2023.

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.