This blog post is outdated and no training is currently required (2022) Return to Research Instructions Everyone who needs to return to research in person — whether on CU Boulder campus, the DSRC, or in the field — must fill out a CU Boulder request form (“Requesting Approval for Return to Campus…”). Everyone returning to… Read More


CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati will host a virtual two town hall meetings Tuesday, April 28; one at 9am for DSRC located employees, and one at 3 pm for CU Campus employees. The CIRES senior management team will be there to help address concerns and questions as best we can. As usual, please keep checking CU… Read More


UPDATED APRIL 28 with NEW FORM. Click here or on the thumbnail below to download the form you must fill out for COVID-19-related leave. Note: this form is required for several categories of leave: a) if you cannot fulfill your work duties from home; if you are advised to self-quarantine because of COVID-19 symptoms or… Read More


Dear CIRES Community, Many of you are asking questions about the meaning of the merit pool section of the Administrative eMemo sent yesterday, April 2 (email from: Administrative eMemo, linked here). Specifically: Will there be no merit raises in October? This question is under assessment by the CU Boulder Research & Innovation Office. We likely won’t… Read More


Dear CIRES Community:  As you know, CIRES and the university have moved all non-critical operations online for the time being, due to the current COVID-19 situation. The need for social distancing determines that we work from home at least until the mandatory remote phase comes to an end. While some members of our institute may… Read More


Please take a moment to check your emergency contact information on the CU Portal.  To access your emergency contacts, go to your MyCU main page and click on the three bars at the upper right then select “CU Resources” and navigate to “My Info and Pay”. From here select the Emergency Contacts tile and you… Read More