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


Not sure if you need to complete the ASA? Most CIRES researchers do complete the ASA, this includes Associate Scientists, Research Scientists, and Post-Docs. Those who do not complete the ASA are temporary researchers, hourly employees, student employees, regular faculty, VFPs, NRC and visiting fellows. If you still aren’t sure email cireshr@colorado.edu.… Read More


Here are some reminders… Approval: Before you make any reservations for airfare, lodging or rental car expenses, you need to request and receive approval for your trip from CIRES Travel. You can start the process by filling out the required information on the CIRES Employee Travel Request form in InsideCIRES. Approval from Waleed Abdalati and… Read More


Number of Attendees: 172 To watch the recording please visit: https://insidecires.colorado.edu/events/townhalls/ Chat Transcript 08:59:05 From Jeff D. : That’s Angels Landing in Zion. I just did that hike about two weeks ago08:59:10 From Jeff D. : Good class 3 at that point09:00:55 From Katy Human (she/hers) : Meeting ID: 923 1338 2668+1 253 215 8782… Read More


Number of Attendees: 151 Chat Transcript 09:01:53 From Katy Human (she/hers) : all: please feel free to type questions in here, or save them for the end and unmute yourself. I’m always happy to ask anonymous questions on your behalf09:02:48 From Katy Human (she/hers) : Moment of silence for Boulder shooting victims and families and… Read More


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