Controller’s Office

The Controller’s Office provides accounting services to the Mines community and its numerous off-campus partners in support of the University’s mission. This support is governed by the key principles of customer service, regulatory compliance and fiscal accountability. To accomplish our work, the Controller’s staff subscribes to the following values:


  • Balance the goals of service, accuracy, and timeliness
  • Integrate traditional and innovate processes and procedures for effectiveness
  • Cooperatively utilize the diverse expertise of staff members across organizational lines
  • Develop individual and team potential through training and experience opportunities
  • Communicate courteously and responsively with an empathetic perspective
  • Pursue continuous improvement in all operational aspects


Fiscal Year Closing Documents


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Contact Us

Controller’s Office
Guggenheim Hall, 224
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Tressa Constantineau Ries, CPA

Nicole Horton
Program Assistant

Website questions?
Contact Donnie Persichitte

What’s new

Appropriateness of Expenditure Form


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