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


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


The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) in consultation with AB Nexus invites Faculty, Staff, postdocs, and students to learn how to set up funding alerts specific to your research through SPIN, an online database of funding opportunities. For more information, please visit: Meeting Registration – Zoom… 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


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


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