The second successful go-live of the ConnectCarolina project was a new undergraduate admissions online application that went live as scheduled in August 2009. The team developed the customized online application to integrate with PeopleSoft and fulfill the University’s specific needs.
About the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has existed for two centuries as the nation's first state university. Through its excellent undergraduate programs, it has provided higher education to 10 generations of students, many of whom have become leaders of the state and the nation. Since the nineteenth century, it has offered distinguished graduate and professional programs.
The University is a doctoral/research-extensive university. Fundamental to this designation is a faculty actively involved in research, scholarship and creative work, whose teaching is transformed by discovery and whose service is informed by current knowledge.
The mission of the University is to serve all the people of the state, and indeed the nation, as a center for scholarship and creative endeavor. The University exists to teach students at all levels in an environment of research, free inquiry and personal responsibility; to expand the body of knowledge; to improve the condition of human life through service and publication; and to enrich the culture.
About Deloitte Consulting
The ConnectCarolina project team is working with Deloitte Consulting as its implementation partner. Deloitte’s Consulting Practice has considerable implementation and upgrade experience in the Canadian and U.S. higher education sector. Deloitte has acted as prime contractor and played a significant role in the successful delivery of a number of Fit-Gaps, implementations, and upgrades in higher education, delivering expertise in the Campus Solutions, Human Resources and Finance modules. Deloitte’s team includes consultants who have played key roles in the delivery of planning, implementations, upgrades and business process definition work at institutions across North America. Deloitte uses an approach based on People, Process and Tools which guides clients from beginning to end using tools and methodologies built on experience and best practices. Deloitte is a Certified Advantage Partner of Oracle Corporation and has a dedicated team of higher education specialists who help clients improve business processes and successfully implement Oracle PeopleSoft solutions.