Please help me welcome Rachael Fritchie and Lindsey Brown, our newest CIRES IT team members.  Rachael FritchieCIRES IT Web/Application and Visualization Developer Rachael is joining us from The University of Oklahoma College of Law where she served as their Web Applications Developer for the past ten years.  Before that she worked as a web developer… Read More


Please join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) and the Office of Victims Assistance (OVA) for the Managing Mental Health Through Traumatic Events webinar. This presentation and discussion will center around the events of the Marshall Fire. We will discuss how to take care of yourself, others and your community during this time. There… Read More


As announced in CU Boulder Today, CIRES employees impacted by the Marshall Fire have additional administrative leave options. Information on the types and amounts of leave available is below. Impacted employees should consult with CIRES HR as needed, and be sure to inform their supervisors of their leave needs and schedule.  Campus leadership and officials are working very hard on behalf… Read More


Due to a recent security exploit, University of Colorado Information Systems have moved certain tools behind the CU Firewall. These tools include: MyCUInfo (Supervisor Tools, MyLeave, Concur Travel and Expense, etc), Buff Portal Advising, eComm, Salesforce, PeopleSoft HR, the Student Information System (SIS), Degree Audit and Transfer Credit (DATC). Canvas and Zoom, remain unaffected by… Read More


Thank you to everyone who has completed their position descriptions. As a final reminder, your vetted (supervisor approved) position description must be routed through DocuSign to obtain necessary signatures and uploaded to insideCIRES here. For your reference, full DocuSign instructions are here. Click Choose file, select your DocuSigned pdf and upload. Please reach out to… Read More


February 14, 2022 UPDATE: Please see the newest inclement weather guidance here. Last winter, CU Boulder updated inclement weather guidance for all employees. The full policy can be found here and establishes that weather-related delayed starts and closures impact everyone working that day, whether working remotely or in person. Specifically: Administrative leave is granted to regular employees… Read More


Governor Polis has granted 12 hours of administrative leave to state employees. This additional leave is granted to all CIRES campus and DSRC located employees, but depending on your location, these hours need to be used differently. Please see specifics of how this leave applies, based on your location below. And note: CIRES Administrative Offices (Communications,… Read More


Please welcome Anthony Pirolli, our newest CIRES IT team member.  Anthony is joining our Software Development Team and will help speed up our application timeline. Born and raised in New England,  He is passionate about conservation and the outdoors and loves outdoor activities such as camping, rock climbing, and skiing. Please join me in welcoming… Read More


Starting in 2022, CU Boulder HR is offering a new training series aimed at working in a hybrid work environment. This will be especially useful for team leads, supervisors, as well as individual employees. The three offered trainings are at multiple points in early 2022: Leading in a Hybrid Environment Managing Performance in a Hybrid… Read More


Did you know CU employees can get home down payment assistance from Landed? Landed offers a shared equity down payment program––which provides up to $120,000 toward a down payment––as well as other helpful home buying supports. Landed is increasing their funds to $150,000 to employees who meet with Landed by the end of this calendar year,… Read More