University Information Systems (UIS) offers a wide range of efficient and cost-effective enterprise services to support the university’s academic mission and the strategic vision of each campus. Click the service name for an overview and information on faculty, staff and student uses. Open hyperlink for detailed description and access information.
Batch Processing (Automic)
is the application used to schedule all university batch data processes. It authorizes uploaded data, ensuring secure distribution of requested information. Staff:
Upload files from related applications for batch processing and receive processed data. Faculty and
supports UIS employees with general administrative assistance, providing services that benefit the employee work life and ensure smooth operations for the UIS team. Faculty and students:
UIS all active UIS staff use this service.
Central Information Warehouse (CIW) and CU Reporting System (Cognos)
contains CU enterprise data restructured for ease of use in analysis and reporting. CIW data is sourced from HRMS, Finance, ISIS and other systems. Generally, data from the CIW is accessed via the CU Reporting System (Cognos)
, an enterprise-class business intelligence and analytics tool. Faculty and staff:
Users with a business need to report on or analyze enterprise data access the CIW using the CU Reporting system or other reporting tools such as MS Access. Students:
Concur (Travel and Expense)
Concur Travel and Expense (Concur)
is the university’s system for booking official employee travel, requesting cash advances, requesting reimbursement and reconciling procurement card and travel expenses. Faculty, staff and students:
Concur is for all active employees (faculty and staff) and Person’s of Interest (POI’s with type 15 security access) who need to conduct travel, request reimbursement and reconcile expense work on behalf of the university.
The CU Marketplace
is the university’s official procurement to pay system. The software is used by CU to create and approve purchase requisitions, place purchase orders, receive goods and services and process invoices. Faculty and staff:
All active employees and Person's of Interest (POI) who conduct procurements for the university. Students:
Customer Relationship Management, PeopleSoft (CRM)
Customer Relationship Management, PeopleSoft (CRM)
is the primary tool to send recruitment communications to prospective students and applicants for CU campuses. It streamlines the recruitment process for admissions staff. It is also becoming a tool to communicate to all students. Faculty:
Admissions offices at CU-Boulder and CU Denver. Registrar and Continuing Education offices at CU-Boulder. Students:
Prospective students inquiring about CU admissions and those going through the admissions process.
Degree Audit and Transfer Credit System (DARS)
The Degree Audit and Transfer Credit System (DARS)
is used to track academic progress toward graduation and evaluate CU and transfer courses to a specific academic program. Faculty and staff:
Faculty and staff who have a business need to review student progress towards a degree and transfer course information. Students:
Active students wishing to track progress toward their degree.
Electronic Research and Administration (eRA)
The Electronic Research and Administration (eRA) system
automates the processes the university uses to apply for research grants and other funding. It manages the pre- and post-award administrative and regulatory aspects of grants, contracts, protocols and conflict of interest. eRA provides integration across business offices, creating efficiencies and streamlining processes. It provides the research community with the technology to manage their research portfolios, allowing them to spend more time on the science. Faculty and staff:
Researchers and administrators with a business need to identify, apply for and administer research grants. Students:
Students engaged in faculty-guided research.
Enterprise Document Management (DM)
Enterprise Document Management
services provide a fully integrated document management solution that lowers costs, speeds access to the information your organization needs to be productive and minimizes your compliance and eDiscovery risks. Staff:
All active employees with a business need to work with the university's core student administrative services. Faculty and students:
Enterprise Portal (Portal)
Finance System, PeopleSoft (FIN)
The PeopleSoft Finance System
is a Web-based application that allows University of Colorado employees to perform the tasks needed to record and manage financial information. It is used to transact, post, calculate, reconcile, store and report all financial activity of the university. Faculty and student workers, research associates and post docs:
Access grant information, journals and inquiries into financial transactions. Staff:
All active employees with a business need to conduct financial work on behalf of the university.
Human Capital Management, PeopleSoft (HCM)
is the primary system for core Human Resources (HR), payroll and benefits, time collection, training and other HR-related activities for employees across the University of Colorado. Faculty, staff and students:
All active CU employees use this system.
International Student and Scholar Management (ISSM)
The International Student and Scholar Management application (ISSM)
is used by campus international education and admissions offices to attract foreign national students and scholars from around the globe and help keep them engaged in learning at CU. It provides an interface between Campus Solutions and the federal Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), which tracks eligibility and enrollment of foreign national students in the U.S. Faculty:
Campus internal admissions and continuing education users with a business need to support foreign national students. Students:
Foreign national students query the campus international admissions and continuing education offices for information about their application status.
ISIS Campus Solutions (CS)
ISIS Campus Solutions
is the primary component of ISIS and encompasses many functions directly related to student administration, faculty workload and course management. Campus Solutions is made up of five modules: Admissions, Campus Community, Student Records, Student Financials and Financial Aid. Students, faculty and staff
: Use Campus Solutions to manage the information needed to interact with the University of Colorado.
Online Admissions Offering (OAO)
Online Admissions Offering (OAO) Application
encompasses several components related to the recruitment and admissions process. Prospective students are able to complete new user registration, which grants the student access to the recruitment portals and the OAO Admissions Application. Components for administrative users include Admission Application configuration, Application Evaluation and Recommender Evaluation. Faculty:
Campus staff interacts with the administrative components of the service. Students:
Prospective students use the service to learn more about CU and apply for admission. Components for administrative users include Admission Application configuration, Application Evaluation and Recommender Evaluation components.
Secure Enterprise Search (SES)
Secure Enterprise Search (SES)
provides a secure and user-friendly search functionality for pages and components within PeopleSoft applications. This service is currently enabled for the ISIS Campus Solutions (CS) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications. Faculty and staff
: All CU student, faculty and university staff with access to SES-enabled PeopleSoft applications. Students:
Employed students only can access this search functionality.
Secure File Transfer Protocol (cutransfer.cu.edu)
is CU’s Secure File Transfer Program (SFTP) used by customers to upload files for batch processing. cutransfer.cu.edu
also provides short-term storage to aid in collaboration between staff and vendors. Staff:
Employees and vendors with a business need to securely transfer files between related programs or temporarily store files. Faculty and students: