What We Do

The Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) provides government agencies the ability to focus their resources on delivering quality services to Coloradoans. The Department collaborates with employees, agencies, vendors, and citizens to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions that further the State's ability to conduct its business.

Vision Statement

Building successful state government through initiative and collaboration.

Mission Statement

The Department of Personnel & Administration is the foundation for dependable state government, leading with responsiveness, integrity, and teamwork. We provide services to other government agencies and all Coloradans by taking bold initiative toward a government with engaged employees, innovative solutions, and constructive partnerships. Good government starts here.

DPA Core Values

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Being helpful, useful, timely, and efficient in our actions, results, and communication.

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Collaborating with and empowering each other to achieve success.

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Being honest and fair in our work and relationships.

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Engaging and following through in a way that promotes respect, energy, creativity, and adaptability.

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Operating with accountability, clarity, and ethics in a way that builds and sustains trust.

What's New

July 27, 2020
DENVER - July 27, 2020 - After much deliberation, it was determined that Central Collections Services would discontinue operations in July 2020. At the close of business July 28, 2020, the CCS payment portal will be closed.
July 1, 2020
Get the latest information about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). CDPHE is the official source of information about the virus in Colorado.
June 18, 2020
The general purpose of this emergency rulemaking is to modify Chapters 3 and 5 of the Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures to bridge the time gap between the start of FY 2020 - 21 (July 1, 2020) and the effective date of permanent rulemaking 2020-00257 (August 1, 2020) regarding rules promulgated to address state government's activity related to the COVID-19 response, and to address c