Category Archives: Policies & Procedures

March 15 Campus Controllers’ Meeting – Agenda

March 15 Controllers’ Meeting – Agenda The March Campus Controllers’ meeting will be held on Fri, March 15 at the CU System office on Grant Street (Denver). Agenda items include: Campus updates; President’s Task Force on Efficiency; Limitations on use … Continue reading

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CU Shared Practices (CUSP) is Ready to Recognize YOU

Bring your ideas and innovations to the CUSP (CU Shared Practices) Program, where cash awards await creative thinkers. If you’ve developed a new work process or tool (or suggested an improvement to an existing process or tool), we encourage you … Continue reading

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Town Hall Materials Available

The Office of University Controller recently presented Town Hall sessions to share accomplishments and initiatives with campus staff and hear their thoughts and questions. Each session included a presentation, Q&As, and opportunity for small group discussions on areas of particular … Continue reading

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Policy/Procedure Changes this Month

We have a few changes scheduled to take effect with the current (January 2013) semiannual update cycle. The Administrative Policy Statement (APS) Propriety of Expenses will be revised to restore the “Tests of Propriety” to the APS. These 8 questions … Continue reading

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Your Accounting Handbook: In the Works and Open for Input

Question: What is the University of Colorado Accounting Handbook? Answer: A new consolidated source for accounting information and procedures, applicable to all campuses. The University’s Fiscal Procedures contain only general guidance on accounting, for example, discussions on establishing internal controls, … Continue reading

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