Acronyms at Ohio State

Acronyms at Ohio State

AAU Association of American Universities
AAUP American Association of University Professors
AMCP Annual Merit Compensation Process
APT Appointments, promotion, and tenure
ARC Adventure Recreation Center
BART Bias Assessment and Response Team
B&F Business and Finance, Office of
BETHA Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs Endowment
BOT Board of Trustees
CAA Council on Academic Affairs
CAFR Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility
CAT Crisis Action Team
CCS Counseling and Consultation Services
CGS Council of Graduate Students
CIC Committee on Institutional Cooperation
CIO Chief Information Officer
COAM Committee on Academic Misconduct
COTA Central Ohio Transit Authority
eCOI Electronic Conflict of Interest (disclosure)
eSEI Electronic Student Evaluation of Instruction
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FPL Faculty professional leave
FTE Full time equivalent
GPA Grade point average
IPC Inter-Professional Council
IRP Institutional Research and Planning, Office of
LOA Leave of absence
LOO Letter of offer
MOU Memorandum of understanding
OAA Office of Academic Affairs
OARDC Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
ODI Office of Diversity and Inclusion
ODP Off-duty pay
ODS Office of Disability Services
OHR Office of Human Resources
OIA Office of International Affairs
OIT Office of Informational Technology
OLA Office of Legal Affairs
ORC Office of Research Compliance
ORRP Office of Responsible Research Practices
OSL Office of Student Life
P&T Promotion and tenure
POA Pattern of administration
POD Procedures oversight designee
RCT Regular clinical track
RPAC Recreational and Physical Activity Center
RRT Regular research track
RTT Regular tenure track
SA special assignment
SFO Senior fiscal officer
SHRP Senior Human Resource Professional
SIS Student Information System
T&P Transportation and Parking
TBDBITL "The Best Damn Band in the Land"
TELR Technology Enhanced Learning and Research, Office of
TIU Tenure initiating unit
TCKT Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer, Office of
UCAT University Center for the Advancement of Teaching
ULAR University Laboratory Animal Resources
USG Undergraduate Student Government
   
Colleges*
ASC Arts and Sciences
BUS Business
DENT Dentistry
EHE Education and Human Ecology
ENG Engineering
FAES Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
LAW Law
LIBS University Libraries
MED Medicine
NURS Nursing
OPT Optometry
PAFF Public Affairs
PHARM Pharmacy
PHEAL Public Health
SWK Social Work
VETMED Veterinary Medicine
   
Regional Campuses
LIMA Lima
MANS Mansfield
MAR Marion
NWK Newark
   
ATI Agricultural Technical Institute

*Abbreviations used for the colleges vary. These are the ones that OAA uses.

Abbreviations for buildings can be found here.