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UCAR maintains A+ long-term credit rating

BOULDER — The A+ long-term bond rating for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has been affirmed by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P).The A+ rating reflects UCAR's role as a leading organization supporting atmospheric and earth-system science, and its ability to increase its financial strength, S&P stated in the report last month.UCAR, a consortium of more than 100 colleges and universities, manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) under sponsorship by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The organization has an annual budget of more than $200 million.The Anthes Building in Boulder houses UCAR's administrative staff. (©UCAR. Photo by Carlye Calvin. This image is freely available for media & nonprofit use.)In its report, S&P cited a number of UCAR's strengths: financial flexibility, stable membership, longstanding relationship with NSF, manageable debt, and solid operating performance.Melissa Miller, UCAR vice president of finance and administration, said the organization works hard to maintain a high credit rating, which translates into lower costs for its funders.Bonds have been issued over the years to procure and equip facilities."UCAR is vigilant in taking the necessary steps to ensure continued sound fiscal management amid a frequently changing financial landscape," Miller said.

Retirement Planning Session: UCAR Benefits & TIAA-CREF Retirement Resources

Learn about UCAR's retirement benefits including the TIAA-CREF retirement program and how to maximize their value. 

ML Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

UCAR's 2015 Onsite/Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics Schedule (No registration or vouchers required): 

RAF/Jeffco Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

UCAR's 2015 Onsite/Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics Schedule (No registration or vouchers required): 

NWSC Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

UCAR's 2015 Onsite/Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics Schedule (No registration or vouchers required): 

CG Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

UCAR's 2015 Onsite/Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics Schedule (No registration or vouchers required): 

FL Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

UCAR's 2015 Onsite/Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics Schedule (No registration or vouchers required): 

All Staff are Invited to Human Resources' Open House on September 11, 8-10:00 a.m.

You are invited to attend Human Resources' Open House from 8-10 a.m. on Friday, Sept 11 on the third floor of FLA. Please stop by during this meet and greet opportunity to enjoy some light breakfast fare, learn about our new structure, and share with us how we can best assist you in our various roles. All staff members are welcome. We look forward to connecting with you!

Informational Session about the OMB Uniform Guidance

UCAR Contracts and Finance will be hosting an informational session about the OMB Uniform Guidance that became effective on December 26, 2014.  The Uniform Guidance replaces OMB Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133.  The session will provide an overview of the major changes and the impacts on UCAR and will be followed by a question and answer period.

All interested staff are encouraged to attend.  The session will be recorded for anyone who is unable to attend and FAQs will be posted on Contracts’ website following the session.

Informational Session about the OMB Uniform Guidance

UCAR Contracts and Finance will be hosting an informational session about the OMB Uniform Guidance that became effective on December 26, 2014.  The Uniform Guidance replaces OMB Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133.  The session will provide an overview of the major changes and the impacts on UCAR and will be followed by a question and answer period.

All interested staff are encouraged to attend.  The session will be recorded for anyone who is unable to attend and FAQs will be posted on Contracts’ website following the session.

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