Retire date for 49er Express now Nov. 12

Thursday, October 29, 2015

My UNC Charlotte ( successfully launched in early October and will replace 49er Express. On Nov. 12, at approximately 5:30 a.m., 49er Express will fully retire, and My UNC Charlotte will serve as the main portal. The original retire date, Nov. 16, was moved up as some functionalities are ending sooner than anticipated.

“Overall, feedback has been positive – people like the revised layout and visual enhancements, particularly the icons,” said Beth Rugg, assistant vice chancellor for client engagement in ITS. “We appreciate those who have taken the time to tell us what they think and encourage others to send feedback, as well.” 

These comments, as well as site analytics, are driving decisions for site changes. “We’ve already made a few changes that affect the majority of campus and are actively investigating others,” said Rugg. A more prominent Starfish link was recently added to the Faculty and Student tabs and Moodle is planned for Single Sign On capability (customers won’t need to re-login) after 49er Express retires.

As a reminder, when 49er Express retires on Nov. 12, its address, will automatically redirect to for one year. Additionally, the 49er Express link on the University’s home page will change to “My UNC Charlotte.”