Give Recognition. Be Recognized. Choose Your Rewards. 

Kazoo is CU Boulder’s online employee recognition platform for staff and their supervisors.

With Kazoo, you can: 

  • Send recognition to staff members in your unit and across campus. 
  • Send recognition and celebrate milestones of staff you supervise.
  • View notes of appreciation and milestone celebrations of other staff on the Boulder campus.

How to Use Kazoo

To login: 

  1. Visit
  2. Log in with your IdentiKey

To send recognition: 

  1. Click on the “Send Recognition” button on the top of the Activity Feed. 
  2. Search for recipients by typing their name in the recipients field. 
  3. Type your recognition message.
  4. Assign a points per person value. Your points to send balance is available on the right side in the “Your Wallet” tile.
  5. Complete the remainder of the form and select “Send Recognition.” 

Kazoo Resources

Please note: The Kazoo Employee Experience platform may be inaccessible to individuals who use assistive technologies (AT) and alternative forms of access. Without accommodation, users may experience difficulty understanding who has provided them recognition, spending points or effectively sending recognition to others. HR is working with the vendor on fixing the issues; in the meantime, please advise your colleagues to contact ADA Compliance at to explore accommodations if they experience accessibility issues with Kazoo.