Accounts Payable & Travel

 * Starting January 1, 2018, the new mileage reimbursement rate is $.49 cents per mile.

* Note: When claiming mileage to Denver International Airport (DIA) from Golden, Colorado, a standard rate up to, but not exceeding, 40 miles one way or 80 miles round trip can be used without the need to provide supporting documentation for the number of miles claimed.  Travel to or from DIA for other locations, will require appropriate documentation to support the miles claimed. 

  • Ghost Card - Call Travel Desk at (303) 273-3274 with questions.

 Links to Further Information

All CSM travelers should be aware of travel alerts issued by the federal government.  You are encouraged to review alerts issued by the Department of State and Center for Disease Control as part of your planning for your foreign travel.  Below are links to the Department of State and CDC websites.

Per Diem Rates Effective October 1st, 2017:

Click here for Prior Year Per Diem Rates

Accounts Payable

Section Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable Staff:

See Staff Directory page or contact



For website questions, please contact Mark Jones



Controller's Office

1500 Illinois St.
Guggenheim 224
Golden, CO 80401

Tressa Constantineau Ries, CPA
(303) 273-3262

Nicole Horton
Administrative Assistant
(303) 273-3166

What's new

Appropriateness of Expenditure Form

Banner Index Codes

In an effort to continually heighten financial efficiency throughout the CSM community, the Controller's Office has implemented a new 'shortcut' number for your financial accounts.

For more information on the new Banner Index Codes please read the following document: Banner Index Codes.


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Indirect Cost Return Distribution Procedure

The Controller’s Office has implemented a new Indirect Cost Return distribution procedure that all research centers and departments must follow. The procedure manual and distribution worksheet are provided for your reference below:

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Procedure Manual

Indirect Cost Return Distribution Worksheet

(Updated 10/09/15)