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Acronyms
Acronym Full Name or Description
3C4A California Community College Counselors/Advisors Academic Association for Athletics
A.A.-T Associate in Arts for Transfer
A.S.-T Associate in Science for Transfer
A2MEND Annual African American Male Educational Network and Development
A.A. Associate of Arts
Aa2 Moody's Bond Rating
AACC American Association of Community College
AANAPI Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander
AANAPISI Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution
AB 540 Assembly Bill 540 Non-Resident Tuition Waiver
ABE Adult Basic Education
ACCJC Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
ACDA American Choral Directors Association
ACES Achieving in College, Ensuring Success
ACSM American College of Sports Medicine
ACS WASC Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADN Associate Degree in Nursing
ADT Associate Degrees for Transfer
AEBG Adult Education Block Grant
AEFLA Adult Education and Family Literacy Act
ALA American Library Association
ALEK Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces
ALO Accreditation Liaison Officer
AMAC Academic Mutual Agreement Council
AmLa American Language (Credit ESL) Department
AMLA American Language (Credit ESL) Course
AP Administrative Procedure
APAHE Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education
APEX Banner reporting system
API Dashboard platform
Arise Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions Grant
Argos Data reporting program
AS Academic Senate
AS Associate of Science
AS Associated Students
ASC Accreditation Steering Committee
ASCIP Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs
ASL American Sign Language
ASWD Accommodating Students With Disabilities
AUO Administrative Unit Objectives
AWE Assessment of Written English
BA Bachelor of Arts
BOT Board of Trustees
BP Board Policy
BS Bachelor of Science
BSI Basic Skills Initiative
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
BSU Black Student Union
C&I Curriculum and Instruction Council
CAASPP California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress
CalPERS California Public Employees’ Retirement System
CalSTRS California State Teachers’ Retirement System
CalWORKs California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant
CAP Computer Adaptive Placement
CARE Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education
CBA Collective Bargaining Agreements
CBEDS California Basic Educational Data System
CCC California Community Colleges
CCCAA California Community Colleges Athletics Association
CCCCO California Community College's Chancellor's Office
CCC-IOU California Community College - Investor Owned Utility
CCDT California Chemistry Diagnostic Test
CCFS-311Q Quarterly Financial Status Report
CCLC Community College League of California
CCSSE Community College Survey of Student Engagement
CD Compact Disc
CDCP Career Development and College Prep
CEC California Education Code
CED Continuing Education Division
CEDC Campus Equity and Diversity Committee
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CHHA Certified Home Health Aid
C-ID Course Identification
CIF California Interscholastic Federation
CIO Chief Information Officer
CIRP Cooperative Institutional Research Program
CMO Course Measurable Objectives
CMPCT Campus Master Plan Coordinating Team
COE Center of Excellence
COPS Certificate of Participation
COR Course Outline of Record
CPDC Classified Professional Development Committee
CSAC California State Association of Counties
CSEA California School Employee Association
CSU California State University
CTE Career Technical Education
CTO Chief Technology Officer
DHH Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DL Distance Learning
DLA Directed Learning Activity
DLC Distance Learning Committee
DR Disaster Recovery
DRP Degrees of Reading Power
DSA Division of State Architect
DSPS Disabled Student Programs & Services
EDC Educational Design Committee
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EMP Educational Master Plan
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EOA Education for Older Adults
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EOPS Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
ESL English as a Second Language
ETP Employment Training Panel
FA Faculty Association
FAC Facilities Advisory Committee
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FISAP Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate
FMP Facilities Master Plan
FON Faculty Obligation Number
FPDC Faculty Professional Development Council
FPM Facilities Planning and Management
FTE Full-time Equivalent
FTES Full-time Equivalent Student
FTFO Full-time Faculty Obligation
FY Fiscal Year
GASB Government Accounting Standards Board
GE General Education
GEO General Education Outcome
GOBI3 Global Online Bibliographic Information
GPA Grade Point Average
GSF Gross Square Footage
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HR Human Resources
HRM Hospitality and Restaurant Management
HSE High School Equivalency
HSO High School Outreach
HSI Hispanic-Serving Institution
ICC Inter-Club Council
IDEAS Improving Dreams Equality Access & Success
IEALC Inland Empire Academic Libraries Cooperative Library
IEC Institutional Effectiveness Committee
IELTS International English Language Testing Service
IEP Individual Education Plans
IEPI Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative
IGETC Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
ILO Institutional Level Outcomes
IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISS Institution-set Standards
IT Information Technology
ITAC Information Technology Advisory Committee
KPI Key Performance Indicators
LAC Learning Assistance Center
Lambda Mt. SAC Gay-Straight Alliance
LAOCRC Los Angeles and Orange County Regional Consortia
LEAD Leadership Education and Development Program
LERN Learning Assistance
LGBTQ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning
LHE Lecture Hour Equivalents
LLC Language Learning Center
LLR Library and Learning Resource
LLRC Library and Learning Resource Center
LMS Learning Management System
MAP Mountie Academic Plan
MARC Math Activities Resource Center
MDRC Nonprofit Organization
MEChA Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán
MIS Management Information System
MMI Male Minority Initiative
MO Measurable Objectives
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPDC Management Professional Development Committee
MR Moodlerooms
MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
MSMU Mount Saint Mary's University
Mt. SAC Mt. San Antonio College
NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
NATA National Athletic Trainers' Association
NATYCAA National Association of Two Year College Athletic Administrators
NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association
NSEP Noncredit Student Educational Plan
NSF National Science Foundation
OC Outcomes Committee
OCLC OCLC WorldShare Management Services (WMS)
OEI Online Education Initiative
OLSC Online Learning Support Center
OPEB Other Postemployment Benefits
PAC President’s Advisory Council
PC President’s Cabinet
PCAH Program and Course Approval Handbook
PDC Professional Development Council
PHI Protected Health Information
PIE Planning for Institutional Effectiveness
PLO Program Level Outcomes
POD Professional and Organizational Development
PPL Educational consulting firm
QCI Quality Copying Inc.
QFE Quality Focus Essay
REACH Reaching Empowering Achieving and Completing with Heart
RIE Research and Institutional Effectiveness
ROP Regional Occupational Program
RR Bond Measure RR
SAAC Student Athlete Advisory Council
SanFACC San Gabriel/ Foothill Association of Community Colleges
SARS-GRID Student Appointment Reservation System-GRID
SCE School of Continuing Education
SELPA Special Education Local Planned Area
SEP Student Education Plan
SGVEP San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership
SIU Southern Illinois University
SLG Student Learning Goal
SLO Student Learning Outcomes
SO Strategic Objectives
SP Strategic Plan
SP&S Student Preparation and Success Council
SPOT Skills and Pedagogy for Online Teaching
SSARCC Student Services Automated Reporting for Community Colleges
SSEED Student Support for Educational and Employment Development
SSSC Speech and Sign Success Center
SSSP Student Success and Support Program
STAR Student Transfer Achievement Reform
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
STEP Summer Transition Enrichment Program
STMA Students Sports Turf Management Association
STV Short-term Vocational
TERC Technical Education Resource Center
Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant
T-MARC Transfer Math Activities Resource Center
TMP Technology Master Plan
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language
TSM Tivoli Storage Manager
TTAC Telecommunications & Technology Advisory Committee
UC University of California
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USC University of Southern California
USCIS United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
VA Veterans Affairs
VAWA Violence Against Women Act
VESL Vocational English as a Second Language
VEX Robotics Competition
VP Vice Presidents
VRC Veterans Resource Center
VRS Video Relay System
VSOC Veterans Success on Campus
WASC Western Association of Schools and Colleges
WebCMS Web Content Management System
WIOA Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WMS Worldshare Management System
YBP Yankee Book Peddler, Library web-based collection development tool