A List of UIS Acronyms

Abbreviation Program or Department
AAS African-American Studies
ACC Accountancy Program
ART Visual Arts Program
AS Access Springfield
ASP Astronomy/Physics
AST Applied Study Term
AU Audit
AY Academic Year
BC Butler Commons
BIO Biology Program
BRK Brookens Library
BSB Business Services Building
BT Broadcast Television
BUS Business Administration Program
CAP Capitol Scholars
CBM College of Business & Management
CCC Capitol City Center
CHE Chemistry Program
CIWA Central IL Women’s Action e-mail Network
CLAS College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
CLEP College Level Examination Program
CLES Center for Legal Studies
CLS Clinical Laboratory Science Program
COM Communication Program
CONVOCOM West Central Illinois Educational TV Network
COX Child Care Center
CPL Credit for Prior Learning
CR Credit
CRJ Criminal Justice Program
CSC Computer Science
DPA Doctor of Public Administration Program
ECO Economics Program
EDL Educational Leadership Program
EDL/MTL Educational Leadership/Master Teacher Leader
EHS College of Education & Human Services
ENG English Program
ENS Environmental Studies Program
ESL English as a Second Language
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GA Graduate Assistant
GAAC Graduate Assistant Advisory Committee
GC Graduate Council
GER General Education Requirement
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test
GPA Grade Point Average
GPSI Graduate Public Service Internship Program
GRE Graduate Record Exam
HDC Human Development Counseling Program
HECA Higher Education Cooperation Act
HIS History Program
HMS Human Services
HRB Human Resources Building
HSB Health Science Building
I Incomplete
IBHE Il Board of Higher Education
I-Card Student Identification Card
ICC Illinois Central College
IID Internet Intensive Delivery
ILSC IL Legislative Studies Center
ILSP IL Legislative Staff Internship Program
INO Individual Option Program
IVT Interactive Television
LAR Labor Relations
LES Legal Studies Program
LIB Library
LIS Liberal Studies
LLCC Lincoln Land Community College
LRH Lincoln Residence Hall
LSAT Law School Admissions Test
LSC Liberal Studies Colloquia
LSDAS Law School data Assembly Service
MAT Mathematical Sciences Program
MCAT Medical College Admissions Test
MGT Management Program
MIS Management Information Systems
MPA Master of Public Administration Program
MPH Masters of Public Health Program
NACE National Assoc of Colleges and Employers
NAIA National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
NC No Credit
NCA North Central Association
NESSIE Human Resources web site updating of employment information
NIA Non-Instructional Assignment
OTEL Ofc. Of Technology and Enhanced Learning
PAA College of Public Affairs & Administration
PAC Public Affairs Center
PAC Public Affairs Colloquia
PAD Public Administration Program
PAR Public Affairs Reporting Program
PDB Police Department Building
PHI Philosophy Program
POS Political Studies Program
PPSH Physical Plant Shop
PSY Psychology Program
R Deferred (only used in continuing nature)
RAMP Resource Allocation/Management Program
RHB Rehearsal Hall, Rm B
RING ROAD road goes around University on east side
SAC Student Activities Committee
SGA Student Government Association
SLB Student Life Building
SOA Sociology/Anthropology Program
SPH Spencer House
SWK Social Work
TEAR DROP tear shaped road/parking area north along PAC
TEP Teacher Education Program
TRC Tenure Review Committee
UC Undergraduate Council
UIC University of Illinois at Chicago
UIUC University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
UNI University Course
VCAA Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
VCSA Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
VPAA Vice President for Academic Affairs
W Withdraw
WMS Women’s Studies Program
WUIS WUIS Radio Station

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