Acronym Glossary

 

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A

ABUD		Agency Budget
ACCAP		Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (UAF)
ACEP		Alaska Center for Energy & Power (UAF)
AFES		Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station
AHRB		Arctic Health Research Building
AKA		Akasofu Building
ANKN		Alaska Native Knowledge Network
ANLA		Alaska Native Language Archive
ANLC		Alaska Native Language Program
ANLC		Alaska Native Language Center (UAF)
ANSEP		Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (UAA/UAF)
AON		Arctic Observatory Network
AOOS		Alaska Oceans Observing System
AP		Accounts Payable
ARSC		Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (UAF)
ASC		Admin Services Center
ASF		Alaska Satellite Facility (UAF)
ASUAF		Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks
AVO		Alaska Volcano Observatory (UAF)

B

BDO		Blanket Delivery Order
BiRD 		Biological Research & Diagnostics Building (UAF)
BOR		Board of Regents
BPO		Blanket Purchase Order
BR		Brooks Building
BR		Budget Revision
BUN		Bunnell Building
BUTRO		Butrovich Building – for SW operations

C

CANHR		Center for Alaska Native Health Research
CCHRC		Cold Climate Housing Research Center
CDE		Center for Distance Education (now called eLearning)
CEM		College of Engineering and Mines
CES		Cooperative Extension Service
CFWRU		Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (UAF)
CH		Chapman Building
CIFAR		Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research (UAF)
CLA		College of Liberal Arts (UAF)
CNSM		College Natural Science and Mathematics
CO		Change Order
COH		Constitution Hall
CRC		Computer Resource Center
CRCD		College of Rural & Community Development (UAF)
                        Locations
		        Bristol Bay Campus: Dillingham
                        Chukchi Campus: Kotzebue
                        Interior Aleutians Campus (IAC): 4280 Geist Road, Fairbanks 
		        Kuskokwim Campus: Bethel
		        Northwest Campus: Nome
		        Yukon Flats Center: Fort Yukon
		        Yukon-Koyukuk Center: Galena
CTC		Community and Technical College: 604 Barnette Street, Fairbanks
CTT		Construction Trades Technology

D

DDC 		Division of Design and Construction (Facilities Services)
DTC 		Downtown Center
DU	 	Duckering Building

E

ECE 		Early Childhood Education
EEO 		Equal Employment Opportunity
EFNEP 		Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
EHSRM 		Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management
eLearning       Online courses and distance education
ENRI 		Environment and Natural Resource Institute (UAA)
EPSCoR 		Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (UA)

F

F&A 		Facilities and Administrative Costs
FA/T 		Fine Arts Theatre Complex
FITC 		Fisheries Industrial Technology Center (UAF in Kodiak)
FP              Fairbanks Purchase
FS	 	Facilities Services

G

CGM 		Global Change Modeling OR Global Climate Model
GCA 		Custodial Services Contractor on campus
GI 		Geophysical Institute (UAF)
GINA 		Geographic Information Network of Alaska (UAF)
GR	 	Gruening Building

H

HPR 		Harper Building, 4280 Geist Rd
HR 		Human Resources
HUTCH 		Hutchison Center, 3770 Geist Rd
HVAC 		Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

I

IAB 		Institute of Arctic Biology (UAF)
IARC 		International Arctic Research Center (UAF)
ICP-MS		Inductivity Coupled Mass Spectrometer
IDeA            Institutional Development Award (part of the INBRE acronym)
IGERT 		Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (UAF)
IMS 		Institute of Marine Sciences (UAF, part of SFOS)
INBRE 		IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (UA)
INE 		Institute of Northern Engineering (UAF)
IP 		Intellectual Property
IRV 		Irving Building
ISER 		Institute for Social and Economic Research (UAA)
IT	 	Information Technology

J

JV		Journal Voucher

K


L

LPO		Limited Purchase Order
LR		Labor Redistribution
LAB 		Bunnell House Early Childhood Lab School
LIB 		Rasmuson Library
LIVE 		Leadership Involvement and Volunteer Experience
LTER	 	Long Term Ecological Research

M

MAP		Marine Advisory Program (part of SFOS)
MAU 		Major Administrative Units of the University (Statewide, Anchorage, Fairbanks, & Southeast)
MBS		Student residence hall complex located on Yukon Drive (includes Moore, Bartlett, Skarland, and Hess Commons) 
MIRL		Mineral Industry Research Laboratory
MUS		UA Museum of the North

N

NRAT		NonResident Alien Taxes
NEON		National Ecological Observatory Network
NSSI		North Slope Science Initiative (state agency supported)

O

OFA 		Office of Finance and Accounting
OGCA 		Office of Grants and Contracts Administration
OIT 		Office of Information Technology
OMB 		Office of Management and Budget
ONL 		O'Neill Building
ORION 		Observing Radiation in our North Project

P

PACMAN 		Pacific Area Climate Monitoring and Analysis Network (UAF)
PBUD		Plant Budget
PATTY		Patty Building/Patty Ice Center
PDL		Petroleum Development Laboratory
PE		Professional Engineer
PETE		Petroleum Engineering
PFRR 		Poker Flat Research Range (UAF)
PO		Purchase Order
POP		Period of Performance
PPA		Personal Payroll Assistant
PS		Printing Services, 131 Bunnell

Q


R

RAHI 		Rural Alaska Honors Institute (UAF)
RAM 		Resilience and Adaptive Management (UAA)
RAP 		Resilience and Adaptation Program (UAF)
RBUD		Restricted Budget
REI		Reichardt Building
REQ		Requisition
RHS		Rural Human Services Program
ROTC		Reserve Officers' Training Corp

S

SAC 		Cutler Apartment Complex
SAR 		Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAF)
SEL 		Spatial Ecology Laboratory (UAF)
SFOS 		School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (UAF)
SIH 		Signers' Hall
SLED 		Statewide Library Electronic Doorway
SMC 		Seward Marine Center (UAF)
SNAP 		Scenarios Network for Alaska Planning (UAF)
SNRAS 		School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences (UAF)
SNRP 		Specialized Neuroscience Research Program
SOAFC 		Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union (located in the Wood Center)
SOM 		School of Management
SRC 		Student Recreation Center
SW	 	Statewide System of the University of Alaska

T

TA		Travel Authorization form
TEM             Travel & Expense Management
TER		Travel Expense Report
TFS		Toolik Field Station
TTY/TDD		Teletypewriter/Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
TWEAK	 	Tsunami Warning System of Alaska (UAF)

U

UA		University of Alaska system
UAA		University of Alaska Anchorage
UAF		University of Alaska Fairbanks
UAFSCTF		UAF Sustainable Campus Task Force
UAS		University of Alaska Southeast
UAV		Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UPARK		University Park Building, 1000 University Ave
USDA		United States Department of Agriculture
USGS		U.S. Geological Survey

V

VC		Vice Chancellor

W

WC		Wood Center
WERC		Water and Environmental Research Center
WFB		Wells Fargo Building @ 794 University Ave
WHIT		Whitaker Building
WRRB		West Ridge Research Building

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