UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN


University of Illinois Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Other Terminology

AAA -Asian American Association
AACC- Asian American Cultural Center
AACP - African American Cultural Programs
AC - Area Coordinator in University Residence Hall System
ACCY - Accounting
ACDIS - Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security
ACES – College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
AITS – Administrative Information Technology Services
ALS – College of Applied Life Studies
AODO – Alcohol and Other Drugs Office
AOH - ACES Open House
ATLAS - Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts and Sciences
ATAM - Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials Program
ATIUS-SACHEM - Leadership Honorary Organizations for sophomores and juniors
ATKINS - Atkins Tennis Center
BATS - Beautiful and Together Sisters, Black Student Union for the Lincoln Avenue
Residence Halls
BE - Busey Evans Residence Halls
BGC - Black Greek Council
BLOCK I – Student cheering section for football games
BSU – Black Student Union
BSW - Building Service Worker
CARE - Campus Acquaintance Rape Education
CBSU - Central Black Student Union
CCSO- Computing & Communications Services Office
CE - Civil Engineering or Continuing Education
CET – Center for Teaching Excellence
COTE – Council on Teacher Education
CHEM E – Chemical Engineering
CITES - Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services
CTE- Council on Teacher Education
C-U - Champaign-Urbana
CRCE - Campus Recreation Center East
CRH - Champaign Residence Halls
CS - Computer Science
CSB - Cell and Structural Biology
DCL - Digital Computing Laboratory
DCR - Division of Campus Recreation
DI - Daily Illini student newspaper
DIA - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
DKH - David Kinley Hall
DRES - Division of Rehabilitation-Education Services
EAP - Employee Assistance Program
EBONY/UMOJA – Black Student Union for Illinois Street Residence Halls
EE - Electrical Engineering
EEE - Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Department
EOH - Engineering Open House
EOP - Educational Opportunities Program
ERIC – Educational Resources Information Center
EUSA/NIA - Black Student Union for Allen Hall
EWEZO - Black Student Union for Florida Avenue Residence Halls
EXPRESS EMAIL – University email server
FAA - College of Fine and Applied Arts
FAR - Florida Avenue Residence Halls
FLB - Foreign Languages Building
FYI - First Year Impact
GA – Graduate Assistant
GC - Graduate Counselor
GEN ED – General Education
GIS – Guided Individual Study
GPA - Grade Point Average
GREG - Gregory Hall
HALLMARKS - Handbook outlining rule and regulations for the residence halls
I-CARD – University of Illinois identification card
IFC – Interfraternity Council
I-GUIDES – Illini Guides
ILCSO – Illinois Library Computer Systems Office
ILLIO – University of Illinois Yearbook
IMPE – Intramural Physical Education Building
IRB - Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects in Research)
IRIS – Illinois Researcher Information Service
ISR - Illinois Street Residence Halls
ISS – Illinois Student Senate
IT - Illini Tower
IUB – Illini Union Bookstore or Illini Union Board
KCPA - Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
KCSA – Krannert Center Student Association
LA CASA – La Casa Cultural Latina (Latino Cultural Center)
LAR - Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls
LAS - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
LIAC – ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center
MA’AT - Black Student Union for the Champaign Residence Halls
MARIAM – Black Student Union for Busey-Evans Residence Halls
ME - Mechanical Engineering
MET & MINING - Metallurgy and Mining Building
MI - Marching Illini
MOPS - Minority Organization for Pre-Health Services
MTD - Mass Transit District
NHB – Natural History Building
O&M - Operations and Maintenance
ODOS - Office of the Dean of Students
OFAB - Organization Fund Advisory Board
OIM - Office of Industrial Management
OMSA – Office of Minority Student Affairs
ORANGE KRUSH - Student cheering section at the Men’s Basketball games
OAR – Office of Admissions and Records
OSFA - Office of Student Financial Aid
OSL - Orientation Student Leader
OTM - Office of Technology Management
OVP - Office of Volunteer Projects
PANHEL - Panhellenic Council
PAP - President’s Award Program
PAR – Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls
PSP- Principal Scholar’s Program
QUAD – Quadrangle at center of campus
RA - Resident Advisor
RAVE - Residents Active in Volunteer Efforts
RD - Resident Director
RHA - Residence Hall Association
ROTC - Reserve Officer Training Corps
RSO – Registered Student Organization
SA - Student Ambassadors
SAA – Student Alumni Association
SALONGO – Black Student Union for the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls
SAMS – Students Against Multiple Sclerosis
SEAL - Students for Equal Access to Learning
SORF - Student Organization Resource Fee
SSB - Student Services Building
STACKS – Main Library book storage stacks
TA - Teaching Assistant
TIMETABLE – Listing of courses and times offered at the University of Illinois (Class schedule)
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
TRIAD – Barton, Clark, & Lundgren Residence Halls
TVD - Taft-Van Doren Residence Halls
UIC – University of Illinois at Chicago
UIECU – University of Illinois Employee Credit Union
UIS - University of Illinois at Springfield
UIUC - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
UI2 SELF-SERVICE - Online class registration system
UNDERGRAD - Undergraduate Library
URH - University Residence Halls
VIP - Volunteer Illini Projects
VIR - Volunteer Illini Recruiting
WILL – University of Illinois radio and television public broadcasting station
WPGU FM 107.1 or WBML-CABLE FM 89.3 - Student-run radio stations

Please note that some acronyms and abbreviations may change.