Policies & Standards

Mines Financial PoliciesPDF versionText only version (entire doc) (December 2016 Update)
*chapter by chapter policy posted soon
  • Table of ContentsPDF versionText only version
  • Background and PurposePDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 1: AccountingPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 2: DisbursementsPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 3: ContractsPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 4: Capital ConstructionPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 5: TravelPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 6: CashPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 7: Deficit SpendingPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 8: ReportingPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 9: PayrollPDF versionText only version
  • Chapter 10: Revenue
  • Appendix A: DefinitionsPDF versionText only version
  • Appendix B: Purchase Order Terms and ConditionsPDF versionText only version
  • Appendix C: Contracts Special ProvisionsPDF versionText only version
  • Appendix D: Examples of Sensitive ExpendituresPDF versionText only version
  • For any
    inquiries on the above financial policies, please contact Tressa Constantineau Ries

Transparency Online Project (TOP)

  • The TOP system was created by an Executive order of the Governor in April 2009 and endorsed by the legislature in House Bill 09-1288. TOP is a searchable database established in order to provide further fiscal transparency and accountability and to maximize convenience for state citizens in accessing state financial information.

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)