Visitor Info

Visitor Info



Visiting COSMIC

The COSMIC Program Office is located in the UCAR Foothills Lab 4 building (FL4), at 3300 Mitchell Lane, Boulder, Colorado 80301. If you have any questions about visiting COSMIC or if you require any travel assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

UCAR / COSMIC Travel Policies

In cases where UCAR accounts will be used to purchase airfare for our international visitors, UCAR must purchase these plane tickets directly through our own travel agent. Visitors from all other countries, including Canada and Mexico, are affected by this policy. Only under very specific circumstances can an exception to this policy be granted. Please contact the COSMIC Visitor Coordinator, Ayesha Summers, to begin arranging your travel; she will advise you of any and all options.

Also, in cases where UCAR is covering the cost of your rental car, it is preferable that we make your reservation for you. UCAR has a corporate agreement with several rental car companies which provide both complimentary insurance coverage and discounted rates, but we must make the reservation for you in order to secure these benefits.




Ground Transportation

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located approximately 50 miles from Boulder, and is accessible by shuttle, public buses, and automobile.

  • The SuperShuttle will take you directly from the airport to your hotel or residence in Boulder. The ticket counter is located on the west side of the main terminal (baggage pickup level), across from the Hertz counter.
  • The Green Ride Boulder will also take you directly from the airport to your hotel or residence in Boulder. You can obtain a discount to all UCAR/NCAR addresses or any residential address.
  • Economical public buses (called SkyRide) are also available from DIA to Boulder with RTD. Check the RTD website for schedules and fares.
  • eGo CarShare offers hourly car rentals should you want to get around Boulder/Denver. Use promo code UCAR 2014 to receive discounted rates.
  • Driving directions from DIA for both the Freeway and Tollway can be obtained from UCAR's website. The Foothills Lab 4 building (FL4) will be the first building on your right as soon as you turn onto Mitchell Lane. The COSMIC Program office is located on the third floor.

Read more about transportation to and around Boulder.

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Visiting Taiwan

Visa Information

Citizens of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K., the U.S.A., and the Vatican City State are eligible for visa-exempt entry, which permits a duration of stay up to 90 days, provided the traveler has:

  1. a passport with validity of at least six months upon entry,
  2. a confirmed return air/sea ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure, and
  3. no criminal record or not prohibited by the local authorities to enter the R.O.C.

Citizens of Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore are eligible for visa-exempt entry, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days, provided the traveler has:
  1. a passport with validity of at least six months upon entry,
  2. a confirmed return air/sea ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure, and
  3. no criminal record or not prohibited by the local authorities to enter the R.O.C.

For more information about Visa-Exempt Entry, please visit Taiwan's Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

For more information or to obtain a visa application, please contact your local Taipei Economic & Cultural Office (TECO).

For Colorado residents the nearest office is:
Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Kansas City, Missouri
3100 Broadway, Suite 800
Kansas City, MO 64111
TEL: (816)531-1298
Emergency Tel: (816) 507-3947
Fax: (816) 531-3066
E-mail: keteco@penn.com
Operating Areas: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, N. Dakota, S. Dakota


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