Credentialing criteria

Media accreditation is strictly reserved for members of the press (print, photo, radio, TV, film, news agencies and online media, including social media influencers) who represent a bona fide media organization. Accreditation will only be given on proof of a track record of reporting for media organizations.

Virtual and in-person credentialing is available and will provide media access throughout the duration of the Summit. Please denote your method of participation on the registration page. All media credentials are issued at the discretion of the CU Boulder media relations office. All credentials are non-transferrable.

Apply for a media credential

Media credentialing requests will only be accepted through the online registration form. If sending a team or crew, each representative of your organization must register individually.

Apply for media accreditation

Parking and transportation

Shuttle transportation

We have arranged a complimentary bus service for participants to use during the summit. You can park in one of the public parking garages near our bus stops and take the bus to campus.
The buses will run on 20-minute intervals in the morning and the afternoon. The full bus schedule is below. 

  • Morning Schedule:

a.m. bus schedule

  •  Afternoon schedule:

p.m. bus schedule

Live Shots

To arrange for a live/SAT truck to campus, please email and CC

Check-in & Credentialing

Media check-in will occur each day (Dec. 2-4) on floor 3 of the University Memorial Center (UMC). Take the elevators by the main entrance to floor 3 to the check-in area. There will be directional signage. You must first check in before attending any panel or keynote in order to be admitted. Your media credential will grant you access to all events.

The main media workroom Dec. 2-4 will be in UMC Room 380. A second media workroom will be available in the IMIG Music Building (MUS) on Saturday and Sunday. Wayfinding signs will point you to Room S130, also known as the Ensemble Hall. See the below chart for media workroom hours:


Friday, Dec. 2

Saturday, Dec. 3

Sunday, Dec. 4

UMC Rm. 380

7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ensemble Hall (Rm. S130)


8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


To view the summit’s full schedule, visit the event schedule webpage. All keynotes and panels related to the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit will occur at either the Glenn Miller Ballroom located in the UMC or the Grusin Music Hall located in the IMIG College of MusicYou should note, some panels on Thursday and Friday will occur simultaneously. These panels will be available for you to rewatch and download following the conclusion of each discussion.

Members of the media are also invited to attend any panels related to the ancillary “Think Globally. Engage Locally.” series.

Event coverage

Seating will be reserved for members of the media for each panel and will be located in the front of the event space. A staff member will be present in each reserved section of the event space 30 minutes prior to the panel, and staff members in each media workroom are also available to assist with wayfinding.

Videography and Photography

Due to space restrictions in the Grusin Music Hall, video capturing is only permitted in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Media risers will be set up in the back of the ballroom for video and photography. Non-flash photography is permitted in both Glenn Miller Ballroom and Grusin Music Hall.


Panel and keynote events will be livestreamed and made available for download on the Watch the Livestream & Download Past Panels in the media kit. These recordings are only available in English. To watch the livestream in Spanish, please register as a virtual attendee to gain access to the Attendee Hub app where livestreamed panels and keynotes will be translated in Spanish. These videos will also be made available for download following each event, however, their availability will be significantly delayed compared to the those available on the website due to upload constraints.


Summit participants and faculty research experts with expertise related to each panel will be made available for interviews immediately following their respective panel. Please fill out this survey to indicate which post-panel/keynote media availability(ies) you would like to attend, and if you have interest in any 1:1 interview(s) with any summit participants.

A staff member will escort media to an interview room where panelists and some keynotes will be available for interviews. The staff member will meet you at the reserved seating area where the respective panel is taking place and escort you to the interview room.