Business Office

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado Boulder
Muenzinger E213
8 a.m. – 4 p.m., M–F
By appointment outside these hours
Fax: 303-492-5655

Information, Documents and Links



Financial Resources

Travel Resources

  • Travel authorization form (Instructions: right-click on link and choose “Save Linked File to 'Downloads'” or “Download Linked File.” Then to be used properly the file must be opened in Adobe Acrobat. When finished filling out the form, click on “Click to save this form and send it to the Business Office.” This will automatically email it to your Business Office contact.)
  • PSC travel site: travel information, policies, per diem rates, etc.
  • Booking travel (employees, non-employees, students)

Grant Resources

Pre-award team:

Post-award team:

My.Leave Instructional Guides

Payroll & Personnel Resources

Hiring Research Faculty

Professional Research Assistant and Research Associate:

When planning to hire a new research faculty employee, there is a lengthy process to do so. Please plan on a minimum of 1-2 two months to complete this hire. All jobs must be approved by RIO (Research & Innovation Office) and posted on CU Careers to start a search (open or targeted). Therefore, please reach out to your business office professional and they can help you through the hiring process.

The three documents your Business Office contact will need to start the process are:

  1. PAR form Research Faculty
  2. Search Waiver (only needed for a targeted search)
  3. Research Faculty Checklist

Information for advertising job outside CU Boulder:

  1. You will need the job posting number. This will be provided to you by your business office contact person once the position/job has been approved by Research & Innovation Office. You will want to include the job posting number with a statement that all applicants must apply on CU Careers.
  2. Use the University's official name: “University of Colorado Boulder” (no “at,” no comma, no hyphen)
  3. Use “Department of Psychology & Neuroscience”
  4. Use campus box “345 UCB”

In addition, the data page from the Research & Innovation Office is needed to determine earliest start date; please contact your Business Office professional for assistance.


Offering work to a volunteer requires filling out the departmental Person of Interest (POI) Request form. Please submit forms electronically to your Business Office contact. A background check may be needed for certain positions. If needed, the volunteer may not begin until the background check process is complete. Thank you.


John Carroll
Director of Finance and Infrastructure
Muenzinger E213E
Phone: 303-492-8839

Nancy Coleman
Finance and HR Professional
Muenzinger E213D
Phone: 303-492-8080

Martin R. Eyestone
Finance and HR Professional
Muenzinger E213A
Phone: 303-

Ruth Seaholm
Finance and HR Professional
Muenzinger E213C
Phone: 303-735-0163

Juan Tirado
Finance and HR Professional
Muenzinger E213F
Phone: 303-492-8077