Flexible Work

CU Anschutz Medical Campus leadership is committed to providing a vibrant work environment that not only meets our business needs but also provides flexible work options.

This page provides information about faculty, staff, and student employee flexible work arrangements, including applicable policies, support guides, and resources for managing hybrid/remote arrangements.

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Remote Work Participation Agreement

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Alternate Work Arrangements policy was recently revised and approved. This policy replaces the old Alternative Work Arrangements policy.

The new electronic process replaces the former paper Flexplace Participation form. The policy was effective effective September 7, 2021, for the Anschutz Medical Campus and Consolidated Units.

After September 1, 2021, documentation for employee remote work arrangements as provided for under that policy is required.

To comply with the policy, employees need to submit new remote work requests using the Remote Work Participation Agreement Form.

Alternative Work Schedules and Remote Work Arrangements Policy (PDF)

Remote Work Requests Guidelines

Remote Work Participation Agreement Form - CU Anschutz

This form only needs to be completed if you are:
    • A 12-month faculty or staff member (Classified, University, and 9-Month Temporary) who has been assigned an office or has access to a workspace on campus and is requesting to work full/part-time remotely.
    • A 12-month faculty or staff member (Classified, University, and 9-Month Temporary)  who lives and works outside of Colorado or the USA.
    • This form should be submitted only for remote work that is regularly scheduled (e.g. - 1 or more days per week).
  • This form should not be submitted if your remote work arrangement is not regularly scheduled, is ad hoc, or is on a very occasional basis.
  • Student Employees are not required to complete this form.
  • Please submit one form per position for which you are requesting remote work. This form is only applicable to one role. If you hold multiple appointments, a form is required for each one.
  • If you wish to amend an existing agreement, you are required to submit this form again.
  • Remote work participation agreements are subject to re-evaluation by the Supervisor and are subject to review by the Appointing Authority.
  • All submitted forms are reviewed by your Supervisor and Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner for acknowledgment. You will receive a full copy of the acknowledgment via email.

Remote Work Participation Agreement Form Step-by-Step Guide - Employees (PDF)

If you are submitting this form as part of an accommodation request under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), you must first contact HR.ADAcoordinator@cuanschutz.edu

For additional questions, please reach out to your department's Human Resources Business Partner.

Please note: The decision on 12-month Faculty for CU Anschutz was made together between the leadership of the schools and administration.

Submission of these forms will aid in university space planning and will ensure the university has documentation of all employees who are working remotely on a regular basis.

Remote Work Participation Agreement Form - Supervisors and Department Approvers/Unit Human Resources Business Partners

Following is an outline of the actions required by Supervisors and Department Approvers/Unit Human Resources Business Partners to either approve, deny, or revoke/terminate a remote work request.

Steps to Approve a Remote Work Participation Request

  1. Employee submits Remote Work Participation Agreement Form.
  2. The Supervisor receives an email to review the Remote Work request from Employee and approves/acknowledges the request.
  3. Once the Supervisor approves the request, the Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner receives an email to review the Remote Work request and approves/acknowledges the request.
  4. Once the remote work request is fully acknowledged by the Supervisor and Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner, then everyone will receive an email copy of the agreement (Employee, Supervisor, and Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner).

Approving Remote Work Requests Process Chart (PDF)

 

Steps to Deny a Remote Work Participation Request

  1. Employee submits Remote Work Participation Agreement Form.
  2. The Supervisor receives an email to review the Remote Work request from the Employee and denies the request.
  3. When the Supervisor denies the request, then the Supervisor, Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner, and Employee will receive a copy of the declined agreement.
    1. Please note: The request will not move forward to the Department Approver /Unit Human Resources Business Partner for acknowledgment.
  4. If the Supervisor approved the request, then the Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner receives an email to review the Remote Work request and denies the request.
  5. If the Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner denies the request, then the Supervisor, Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner, and Employee will receive an email copy of the declined agreement.

Denying Remote Work Requests Process Chart (PDF)

 

Steps to Revoke /Terminate a Remote Work Participation Request

  1. Supervisor or Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner submits Revoke/Terminate Remote Work Participation Agreement Form.
  2. The Supervisor, Department Approver/Unit Human Resources Business Partner, and Employee will receive an email copy of the revoked/terminated agreement.

Revoking or Terminating Remote Work Requests Process Chart (PDF)

Remote Work Participation Agreement Form Step-by-Step Guide - Supervisors and Department Approvers/Unit Human Resources Business Partners (PDF)

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Remote Work Forms

Remote Work Participation Agreement Form

To be submitted by Employees

Revoke/Terminate Remote Work Participation Agreement Form

To be submitted by Supervisors or Department Approvers/Unit Human Resources Business Partners.

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