Beginning in April 2021, the university no longer requires “high risk” approval from the Provost for domestic travel. International travel will continue to require “high-risk” approval from the Provost, Russ Moore, until the university lifts this restriction. Going forward domestic travel will be approved by CIRES Travel, the CIRES Director, and the CIRES Org Officer,… Read More


We’ve updated the CIRES policy on reimbursing individual membership dues. The new text is posted in full on InsideCIRES, here: https://insidecires.colorado.edu/finance/travel/costs/. What has changed? Defined criteria for when CIRES will support the cost of individual memberships Added clarity on what CIRES defines as “presenting research” at professional conferences Added guidance for researchers who want to… Read More


FREEZER VWR ULTRALOW TEMPERATURE CIRES Property would like to notify the CIRES community that a FREEZER VWR ULTRALOW TEMPERATU (Tag 202132), currently in Dr. Sievers’ possession, has become available for use. If you are interested in potentially utilizing this equipment for research, or if you have any questions about this equipment, please contact Aly Nahum at Aly.Nahum@colorado.edu.… Read More


The Procurement Service Center (PSC) recently posted some year-end deadlines for processing new tasks before the end of the calendar year, including: payment vouchers in CU Marketplace, travel and out-of-pocket reimbursements, and supplier invoices. The deadlines below are for getting items processed by PSC before the end of the calendar year. If these items are… Read More


If you are attending AGU and want to have your conference registration fee paid with a P-card and you do not have one, CIRES Travel can help make the purchase for you. Please follow the steps outlined below in order for the team to provide payment details: Go to the AGU Registration page and click… Read More


CIRES Property would like to notify the CIRES community that a HUMIDITY CHAMBER VWR SCI 35912 (CU Tag 203206), currently in Dr. Sievers’ possession, has become available for use. If you are interested in potentially utilizing this equipment for research, or if you have any questions about this equipment, please contact Aly Nahum at Aly.Nahum@colorado.edu.… Read More


Purchasing Options CU prefers that we use P-cards to pay for conference registration fees when conference attendance is virtual, however it is also allowable to use a Travel Card. Employees can use their own P-card to pay for: (1) their own registrations, (2) other employees’ registrations, or (3) non-employees’ registrations. The expense will need to… Read More


Info on Upcoming Conferences You should work with your supervisor to determine whether in-person conference attendance is essential AGU, AMS, and EGU are all still scheduled for Dec 2020; Jan 2021, and April 2021, respectively All conferences intend to offer either in-person or virtual attendance options You can use either a P-Card or your Travel… Read More


As a friendly reminder to all Procurement Card cardholders, please be sure to abide by the proper business practice guidelines below when submitting PCard reports. Provide adequate documentation for all expenses. This includes itemized receipts, email correspondence, and any other information that could provide a clear justification for the purchase, in an effort to remain… Read More


To PIs who would like to initiate an incoming/outgoing transfer or donation of capital equipment: Please be sure to communicate with your Finance Manager or Property Manager, Aly Nahum, regarding any incoming or outgoing capital equipment transfers or Gift-In-Kind (Donation). Please provide the following information in order for the Property desk to process the transfer/donation… Read More