Welcome to Chemistry!

  • before you arrive

    RAMp Up paperwork, setup netID and email

  • Department Safety Info

    safety and evacuation plan for all employees and grad students.

  • Lab & Research Safety

  • Questions

Complete RAMp Up paperwork

RAMp Up is an online CSU system that welcomes you to the CSU community and walks you through important forms and policies to prepare you for your first day.

NetID and Email Setup

Once hired, you’ll be provided with a 9-digit CSU ID number.  Visit here to setup your NetID and CSU email address or to change your password.

Accessing CSU Systems

Obtain RamCard

Cindy Ungerman, key manager and onboarding coordinator, will provide details via the New Employee Welcome-Onboarding email you’ll receive a week prior to your start date, and will include an Account Info Slip to cover the fee.

A RamCard is your CSU ID card, and a key card for key card clearance areas. Known key card clearances will be added to your RamCard shortly prior to your arrival. Request additional key card clearances and metal keys via submission of a Preliminary Key Request Form.

New Employee Checklist

This checklist is a great tool for those first few weeks in your new position.  Talk to your supervisor, team, or department staff as questions arise.

Chemistry Department Employee Onboarding Checklist

University Employee Onboarding Checklists:

Building Access & Security Policy

This policy provides information about building access and security.

CSU Red Folder: 911 and Emergency Guide

This quick guide provides phone numbers, links and emergency service resources available at CSU.

Safety Manual

This manual provides emergency contact information, safety plans, lab policies and procedures as well as best practices for a safe working environment.

Evacuation Plan

The evacuation plan includes procedures, maps of buildings and each floor for exits and rally points.

Accidents and Near Misses

For ALL accidents/near misses:

Injured or Safety Risk?:

    • Dial 911, as appropriate
    • Worker’s Compensation Incident or Claim? Use this form to report an incident or work-related injury to a CSU employee, which happened as part of their CSU paid work duties.
      • If you want your medical to be considered for coverage under the Workers’ Compensation Program, it is required that you seek medical care from one of CSU’s Authorized Treating Physicians. Please utilize this list for local providers.

Lab Safety Checklist

Please click here for a safety checklist of common questions and safety priorities as you begin your research at CSU.  Please work directly with your lab supervisor and colleagues to ensure appropriate training and information is provided to you.

Onboarding Department Safety Checklist

Environmental Health Services (EHS)

Safety and Compliance

  • Responsible Conduct of Research
    • RCR training is a MANDATORY requirement for all new postdoctoral fellows. The approved convenient online CITI Program RCR Training Instructions can be found here.
    • CSU has a Face-to-Face (F2F) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training REQUIREMENT if the source of your salary funding is from National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), or USDA – NIFA. If this requirement applies to you, Cindy Ungerman will notify you via email, which will include approved course information.

Vice President for Research

  • Research Core Facilities
    • CORES provides a list of various research infrastructure and facilities available throughout campus.
  • Student Programs
    • There are various programs to get involved in research and grow academically and professionally, such as grad shows, VPR fellowships, and CURC (Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity).

General Information:

More resources and guidelines for all employees, faculty and students can be found here: https://www.chem.colostate.edu/resources-guidelines/

IT Access and Department Support

Commitment to Campus

C2C offers a wide range of programs, discounts and special benefits to CSU employees. These opportunities are offered to:

  • Promote employee health, wellness, and personal advancement
  • Engage employees in the life of the University
  • Connect employees and students outside the classroom
  • Enrich participation in campus programs, classes, and events
  • Reward employees for their service and involvement in the CSU community

Parking & Transportation Services

The closest parking location to the Chemistry Building is the Lake Street Parking Garage, located on the southeast corner of Center Drive and Lake Street. Parking & Transportation Services offers several employee parking permit options. Their office is located in the Lake Street Parking Garage in the southwest corner of the building, or you can purchase a parking permit online.

Current Employee/Grad Student?

Check out our Resources & Guidelines page for details on current departmental forms, policies and procedures.