DePaul Acronyms Cheat Sheet

DePaul Acronyms Cheat Sheet AA – Academic Affairs AI – Academic Integrity ABD – African and Black Diaspora Studies ACC – Accountancy AFA – Academic Fiscal Administration AMS – American Studies ANT -­‐ Anthropology APR – Academic Program Review; Academic Progress Report ARB -­‐ Arabic AY – Academic Year BUILD – Diversity Certificate BUS – Driehaus College of Business CAP – Committee on Academic Policy CDM – College of Computing and Digital Media CFC – Contingent Faculty Committee CIC – Comprehensive Internationalization Committee CIRP – Cooperative Institutional Research Program CIP – Center for Intercultural Programs COC – Committee on Committees COE – College of Education COL – Course Online (CDM’s LMS) COLT – Committee on Learning & Teaching COM; COMM – College of Communications CM – Congregatio Missionis, or Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian Order) CSD – Center for Students with Disabilities CSH – College of Science and Health DAAN – DePaul Academic Advising Network D2L – Desire2Learn DNP – Doctor of Nursing Practice DOTS – DePaul Online Teaching Series DPC – DePaul Center DPR – Degree Progress Report DPU – DePaul University EMM – Enrollment Management & Marketing ELA – English Language Academy ENG – English FERPA – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FITS – Faculty Information Technology Services GLE – Global Learning Experience GTF – Globalization Task Force HLC – Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (regional accreditor) IACUC – Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee IBC – Institutional Biosafety Committee IPD – Institute for Professional Development IPO – International Programs Office IRB – Institutional Review Board IRMA – Institutional Research & Market Analytics IWS – Islamic World Studies JTR – John T. Richardson Library (in LPC) LALS – Latin American & Latino Studies LAS – College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences LO – Learning Outcome LMS – Learning Management System (e.g., D2L or COL) LPC – Lincoln Park Campus LSC – Liberal Studies Council LSP – Liberal Studies Program MAT – Math MENP – Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice MFA – Master of Fine Arts MoLI – Mobile Learning Initiative MPH – Master of Public Health MPT – Media Production & Training MSW – Master of Social Work NCA – North Central Association (organization containing HLC) NSSE – National Survey of Student Engagement (pronounced “Nessie”) NSG -­‐ Nursing OAAS – Office of Academic and Advising Services OIS – Office of Information Services OISS – Office for International Students and Scholars OPRC – Office of Public Relations & Communications OTE – Online Teaching Evaluations PSC – Public Service Council PSRI – Personal & Social Responsibility Inventory PSY; PSYCH – Psychology QIC – Quality of Instruction Council SA – Student Affairs SAC – Schmitt Academic Center SI – Supplemental Instruction SITF – Sustainability Initiatives Task Force SLI – Student Leadership Institute SLO – Student Learning Outcome SOTL – Scholarship of Teaching & Learning SRAC – Strategic Resource Allocation Committee TLA – Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment TC – Teaching Commons TLCP – Teaching and Learning Certificate Program TSC – Teaching Support Center UCS – University Counseling Services UCWbL – University Center for Writing-­‐based Learning (pronounced “uk-­‐wub-­‐ul”) URC – University Research Council WGS – Women & Gender Studies WRD – Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (pronounced “word”)