Human Resources

A. Purpose of the Policy

The University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) is committed to providing a safe learning, living, and working environment for its students, faculty, staff, affiliates and visitors.  In this regard, UCB will take reasonable action to provide an environment free from violence, threats of violence, harassment, intimidation, and other disruptive behavior.

I. Introduction

The University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) has adopted this Protocol to underscore its commitment to an environment that is intolerant of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault.

II. Purpose

The purpose of this Protocol is to provide guidance to administrators, faculty, staff and student employees who may be the first person to receive a report from a person who has allegedly experienced Sexual Harassment and/or Sexual Assault.


At its meeting on September 5, 2002, the Board of Regents (Board) approved an amendment to Section III.G., of Regent Policy 11-H, "Leave Policies for Officers, Exempt Professionals, and Faculty on Twelve-Month Appointments." The Board amended its policy to remove its prohibition on paid administrative leave for officers, exempt professionals, and faculty on twelve-month appointments. The amendment made the provisions of the Board's policy regarding paid administrative leave consistent with and no more restrictive than State law.

This campus policy serves to clarify the CU-Boulder campus practices of conducting annual, preliminary, and comprehensive evaluations for all campus officers. Campus officers include the following positions:


The purpose of this Background Check Policy ("Policy") is to establish the background check requirements and processes for University of Colorado Boulder ("CU-Boulder") prospective employees, current employees, and certain volunteers and contractors to protect employees, students, and assets.

This Policy is written in accordance with Administrative Policy Statement 5050 "Background Checks" effective January 1, 2011. This version supersedes any previous version of this policy and procedure.


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