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List of Common Acronyms


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  • AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges
  • ACTS: Advanced Clinical Training and Service (part of SDM)
  • AHEC: Area Health Education Center
  • AHEC: Auraria Higher Education Center
  • AHWC: Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
  • AP: Accounts Payable
  • ARC: Altitude Research Center
  • ARTS: Addiction Research and Treatment Services
  • ASA: Academic and Student Affairs
  • ASF: Assignable Square Feet
  • AVC: Associate Vice Chancellor (also Assistant Vice Chancellor)
  • AVCAF: Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
  • AY: Academic Year

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  • BDC: Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
  • BJE: Budget Journal Entry
  • BPC: Budget Priorities Council
  • BUS: Business School

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  • CAIANH: Centers for American Indian & Alaska Native Health
  • CAM: College of Arts and Media
  • CAP: College of Architecture and Planning
  • CAPE: Center for Advancing Professional Excellence
  • CAPER: Center for Advancing Practice, Education and Research​​​​​​​​
  • CBT: Computer Based Training
  • CC&W: Center for Colorado and the West
  • CCCD: Colorado Center for Community Development
  • CCD: Community College of Denver
  • CCHE: Colorado Commission on Higher Education
  • CCM: Center for Computational Mathematics
  • CCMB: Center for Computational and Mathematical Biology
  • CCTSI: Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
  • CEAS: College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • CEBPEL: Center for Evidence Based Practices in Early Learning
  • CeDAR: Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation
  • CEPA: Center for Education Policy Analysis
  • CePOR: Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes
  • CGH: Center for Global Health
  • CGMA: Center for Gait & Movement Analysis
  • CHA/PA: Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant
  • CHN: Center for Human Nutrition
  • CIBER: Center for International Business Education and Research
  • CIM: Center for Integrative Medicine
  • CITI: Center for Information Technology Innovation
  • CITT: Center for Innovations in Training Technology
  • CIW: Central Information Warehouse
  • CLAS: College of Liberal Arts and Science
  • CLoGRT: Center for Local Government Research and Training
  • CNOHR: Center for Native Oral Health Research
  • CNS: Center for NeuroScience
  • COA: Chart of Accounts
  • COE: Fiscal Code of Ethics
  • COF: College Opportunity Fund
  • COMIRB: Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board
  • CON: College of Nursing
  • CoPR: Center of Preservation Research
  • CPB: Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • CPE: Continuing & Professional Education
  • CRPE-Denver: Center on Reinventing Public Education
  • CRUE: Center for Culturally Responsive Urban Education
  • CSA: Central Services & Administration
  • CSEFEL: Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
  • CSIS: Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
  • CSPH: Colorado School of Public Health
  • CSTLI: Center for Surgical Treatment of Lung Infections
  • CTLT: Center for Transforming Learning and Teaching
  • C-TRIC: Colorado Translational Research Imaging Center
  • CUAC: CU Aging Center
  • CU-CVI: The University of Colorado Cardiovascular Institute
  • CWHR: Center for Women's Health Research
  • CWS: College Work Study
  • CYE: Children, Youth and Environments Center for Community Engagement

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  • DCS: Delaware Cost Study
  • DES : Division of Extended Studies
  • DHE: Department of Higher Education
  • DHMC: Denver Health Medical Center
  • DTI: Denver Transfer Initiative

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  • EPC: Expense Purpose Code
  • ESAC: Extended Studies Advisory Committee
  • ESS: Enrollment and Student Services

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  • F&A: Facilities and Administrative Costs (same as ICR)
  • FAST: Facility for Advanced Spatial Teachnology
  • FCQ: Faculty Course Questionnaire
  • FE: Fundraising Event
  • FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • FICA: Federal Insurance Compensation Act
  • FLSA: Fair Labor Standards Act
  • FMG: Fiscal Managers Group
  • FOPPS: Fund, Organization, Program/Project, SubClass
  • FRA: Fitzsimmons Redevelopment Authority
  • FRGP: Front Range GigaPOP Network
  • FSEOG: Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (internally referred to as SEOG)
  • FTE: Full Time Equivalent
  • FY: Fiscal Year

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  • GAR: General Administrative Recharge
  • GF: General Fund
  • GIR: General Infrastructure Recharge
  • GIRs: General Institutional Requirements
  • GL: General Ledger
  • GME: Graduate Medical Education
  • GPTI: Graduate Part-Time Instructor
  • GRA: Graduate Research Assistant
  • GS: Graduate School (the Anschutz Medical Campus)
  • GSL: Guaranteed Student Loans

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  • HC: Headcount
  • HP: Hiring Packet
  • HR: Human Resources
  • HRAM: Human Resources Area Manager
  • HRC: Human Resources Coordinator
  • HRKU: Human Resources Key Users
  • HRMS: Human Resources Management System

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  • IBB: Incentive Based Budget
  • ICCA: Inter Campus Cost Allocation
  • ICR: Indirect Cost Recovery (same as F&A)
  • ID: Interdepartmental
  • IDDRC: Colorado Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research Center
  • IN: Interdepartmental Invoice
  • IPEDS: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
  • IR: Institutional Research (short for OIRPA)
  • IRMS: Integrated Resource Management Strategy
  • ISC: Internal Service Center
  • ISP: International Student Program
  • ITI: Information Technology Initiative
  • ITSInformation Technology Services
  • IUCA: Inter-Unit Contractual Agreement

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  • JBC: Joint Budget Committee (of the state legislature)
  • JE: Journal Entry

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  • LEARN: The Laboratory for Educational Assessment, Research and InnovatioN
  • LIB: Auraria Library
  • LRPC: Latino Research and Policy Center
  • LSC: Lawrence Street Center
  • LWOP: Leaves Without Pay
  • LWP: Leaves With Pay

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  • MOU: Memorandum of Understanding
  • MSU: Metropolitan State University

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  • NACUBO: National Association of College and University Budget Officers
  • NCA: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • NCCFC: National Center for Children, Families and Communities
  • NCMF: The National Center for Media Forensics (College of Arts & Media)
  • NRA: Non-Resident Alien
  • NRC: National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education
  • NTTF: Non-tenure-track faculty
  • NVTI: National Veterans Training Institute

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  • OAA: Office of Academic Affairs
  • OAPER: Office of Academic Program Evaluation and Reporting
  • OGC: Office of Grants and Contracts
  • OIE: Office of International Education
  • OIRPA: Office of Institutional Research Planning and Analysis (see IR)
  • OIT: Office of Information Technology
  • OLAR: Office of Laboratory Animal Resources
  • ORG: Organization
  • ORS: Office of Research and Scholarship (College of Nursing)
  • OSCAR: Office of Student Creative Activities and Research
  • OTP: One-Time Payment

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  • P Card: Procurement Card
  • PAR: Personnel Action Request Form
  • PBS: Payroll & Benefit Services
  • PCDP: Pre-Collegiate Development Program
  • PCHCP: Pre-Collegiate Health Careers Program
  • PCMSAP: Pre-Collegiate Middle School Academic Program
  • PDA: Professional Development in Autism Center
  • PDQ: Position Description Questionnaire
  • PELE: Positive Early Learning Experiences Center
  • PERA: Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado
  • PET: Payroll Expense Transfer
  • PI: Principal Investigator
  • PIE: Pooled Investment Earnings
  • PO: Purchase Order
  • PPP: Pay for Performance Program
  • PRA: Professional Research Assistant
  • PRC: The Department of Pediatrics Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health
  • PS: People Soft
  • PS FIN: People Soft Finance
  • PS HR: People Soft Human Resources
  • PSC: Procurement Service Center

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  • QIS: Quality Indicator Standards

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  • R&R: Renewal and Replacement (this usually refers to a renewal and replacement Plant Fund FOPPS)
  • RA: Research Assistant
  • RES: Resident
  • RFP: Request for Proposal
  • RIA: Research Incentive Award
  • RMPRC: Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center
  • RTP: Retention, Tenure and Promotion

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  • SAF: Salary Adjustment Form
  • SAMs: Strategic Allocation Models
  • SCH: Student Credit Hours
  • SCUP: Society of College and University Planners
  • SDM: School of Dental Medicine
  • SEHD: School of Education and Human Development
  • SEOG: Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (see FSEOG)
  • SFTE: Student Full Time Equivalent
  • SOM: School of Medicine
  • SPA: School of Public Affairs
  • SPO: Standing Purchase Order
  • SRECNA: Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets (a.k.a. SRECNP)
  • SRECNP: Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Position
  • SSOP: Skagg's School of Pharmacy
  • ST: Speedtype

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  • TA: Teaching Assistant
  • TABOR: Taxpayer Bill of Rights
  • TACSEI: Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Interventions
  • TCFIM: The Center for Integrative Medicine
  • TCH: The Children’s Hospital
  • TCO: Total Cost of Ownership
  • TOP: Transparency Online Project
  • TRC: Technology Review Committee
  • TRC: Transportation Research Center
  • TSS: Technology Support Services

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  • UBIT: Unrelated Business Taxable Income
  • UCB: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • UCCS: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • UCH: University of Colorado Hospital
  • UCHTC: The Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center at the University of Colorado Denver
  • UG: Undergraduate
  • UIS: University Information Systems
  • ULDI: University Leadership Development Institute
  • UPI: University Physicians, Inc.
  • UROP: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

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  • VAMC: Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • VCAF: Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
  • VCASA: Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs

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Updated as of September 4, 2013.

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