1. Responsible Conduct
University of Colorado employees are expected to conduct themselves ethically, and in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and university policies. University employees are expected to practice and model ethical and responsible behavior in all aspects of their work. Expected conduct includes conducting fair and principled business transactions; acting in good faith; being personally accountable for individual actions; conscientiously fulfilling obligations towards others; and communicating ethical standards of conduct through instruction and example.
Related Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
The following is a list of policies, procedures and guidelines related to this ethical principle – the list may not be all-inclusive of the related policies, procedures and guidelines.
Board of Regent Policies [contact info]
Administrative Policy Statements [contact info]
- 1007 - Misconduct in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities
- 1012 - Sponsored Research Policies
- 1022 - Standards, Processes and Procedures for Comprehensive Review, Tenure, Post-Tenure Review and Promotion
- 2001 - Commencement Exercise Responsibilities
- 2004 - Lobbing Activities; Federal
- 2005 - Contracting Authority
- 2009 - Lobbying Activities; State
- 2027 - Code of Conduct
- 4012 - Fiscal Misconduct Reporting
- 4014 - Fiscal Roles and Responsibilities
- 4016 - Fiscal Code of Ethics
- 4018 - Alcoholic Beverages Purchased for University Events
- 4015 - Propriety of Expenses
- 4024 - Travel Authorization
- 4056 - Payment Card Cost and Risk; Acceptance of
- 5012 - Conflicts of Interest and Commitment
- 5013 - Appointments for Officer & Exempt Professional Positions; Acting and Interim
- 5015 - Conflict of Interest in Cases of Amorous Relationships
- 5023 - Letters of Offer for Officers and Exempt Professionals
- 7002 - Vehicles; Operation of University
Employee Services [contact info]
- Inclement Weather Policy
- System Administration Voluntary Separation Incentive Plan
- System Administration Layoff Information for Managers
- System Administration Debt Financing Policy
- Institutional Statement of Export Control Commitment and Support
- International travel and Export Controls
Procurement Service Center [contact info]
University Risk Management Procedures [contact info]
- International Travel Guidelines
- On Campus Activities Guidelines
- Off Campus Activities Guidelines
- Alcohol Guidelines and Risk Assessment
- Camp Activities Guidelines
- Use of Volunteer, Trainee and Minor Participants
All training listed below is available online via the SkillSoft training tool. To get more information, log in to your campus employee portal and click on the Resources Tab the select Training in the menu. If you have any questions about available training, contact Employee Learning and Development.
Americans with Disabilities (u000057)
Target Audience: This course is required for all faculty and staff who either teach students and/or supervise employees or student employees
Target Audience: This is required course for all university employees who have access to ISIS and recommended for all faculty with access to ISIS.
Discrimination and Harassment (s10007)
Target Audience: CU faculty, staff, and student employees who need to fulfill their initial discrimination and harassment training requirement or the five year requirement. Employees at System Administration are also required to complete this course.
Performance Management (u00062)
Target Audience: Managers and supervisors of Classified Staff
Information Security for IT Service Providers (u00064)
Target Audience: All IT staff including central an departmental personnel at each campus and anyone who manages IT at the university.
Procurement Card Approving Official Training (a00025)
Target Audience: Individuals designated to serve as Approving Officials in the departmental Procurement Card program.
Procurement Card Cardholder Training (a00053)
Target Audience: Individuals who request the Procurement Card in order to accomplish small-dollar purchases for their department.
Procurement - Purchasing and Contract Management (a00109)
Target Audience: Individuals who are involved in the departmental Procurement Card program (as cardholders or Approving Officials). Individuals who need access to the CU Marketplace in order to perform purchasing – or payables-related updates.
Cash Control (a00065)
Target Audience: Employees responsible for any of the following cash-handling processes: Collection, Deposit, Custody, Receipting and/or Recording, Disbursement, or Reconciliation.
Fiscal Code of Ethics (f00001)
Target Audience: All employees and fiscal affiliates
Fiscal Code of Ethics - Officers (f00002)
Target Audience: Officers of the University and Officers of the Administration are required to take this record of acknowledgment.
Gift Fund Management Beginner Course (u00082)
Target Audience: Any individual with a fiscal role (Fiscal Principle, Fiscal Manager, or Fiscal Staff) on a Gift fund (Fund 34) speedtype, or those employees involved in the daily operations of Gift Fund Speedtypes.
Identity Theft Prevention Program (u00077)
Target Audience: University staff and personnel with access to personally identifiable information.
Direct Charging to Sponsored Projects (u00059)
Target Audience: Employees who are engaged in a federally funded grant or contract.
ePer, electronic Personnel Effort Reporting (u00055)
Target Audience: Effort reporting is a federal requirement for every faculty member and staff employee working on a sponsored project.
Information Security and Privacy Awareness (u00063)
Target Audience: All