Please make note of several important changes in 2021’s Christmas and New Years holidays for the CU Boulder campus. –Friday, Dec. 24: CU Boulder campus OPEN; NOAA offices CLOSED–Monday, December 27: CU Boulder campus CLOSED; NOAA offices OPEN–Tuesday, December 28: CU Boulder campus CLOSED; NOAA offices OPEN–Friday, December 31: CU Boulder campus AND NOAA offices… Read More


The recording of the CIRES Town Hall that took place on 9/28/2021 at 9:00am can be found here: https://insidecires.colorado.edu/events/townhalls/index.php#9282021… Read More


Need to know your PCard billing address? Here’s how to look it up: Log in to Concur via your MyCU portal. From the Concur homepage, click the “Profile Settings” button under the “Profile” tab in the top right corner of the screen. Click the “Expense Information” button, located in the left hand menu. The Expense… Read More


Starting this week, you will see a new feature in CIRES event emails: ICS files. CIRES Communications is creating these calendar event files for your convenience—they may help you quickly import events like CIRES Town Halls or seminars into your personal calendars.   What’s an ICS File?  An ICS file is a calendar file saved… Read More


We’re hosting some Travel Q&A sessions and a step-by-step training as we begin to return to regular research operations, including resumption of domestic and international travel. If you have questions about an upcoming trip, attending virtual conferences, requesting approval or reimbursement for travel, please drop by our Q&A sessions on July 27 and September 14:… Read More


As noted earlier this spring in Town Halls and a CIRES blog post, the Regents decided against raises for most CU Boulder faculty and university staff this year. You can read more about their decision here. The decision for merit increases (the only type of annual raises the CU system allows for university staff and… Read More


COVID has presented unprecedented stressors on our community and CIRES has shared numerous resources available for employees. To reference these resources see this blog post. For those who are not employees, such as students working with CIRES mentors, or family members outside the CU system, there are free resources available for you. Please see below… Read More


The PSC recently clarified that Procurement Cards should not be used to buy furniture, as all furniture purchases should be processed in the CU Marketplace through CCI or one of the 5 new furniture suppliers. Individuals cannot be reimbursed for personal purchases of furniture. The benefits of using the approved suppliers are: Expanded number of approved… Read More