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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
A/A - Affirmative Action
AAA - Academic Affirmative Action
ABA - Academic Business Administrators
ABOG - Academic Business Officer Group
AC - Area Code, Authorization Code
Ac, Acad - Academic
Acad Affrs - Academic Affairs
Acad Sen - Academic Senate
Acad Svcs - Academic Services
ACBM - Asbestos-cotaining building materials
ACC - Ambulatory Care Center
ACCES - Accommodation Counseling and Consulting Services
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Acq - Acquisitions
ACS - American Cancer Society
ACS - Advisory Committee on Sustainability
ACMS - Academic Computing & Media Services
ACT - Administrative Computing & Telecommunications
Act - Acting
Adj, Adjt - Adjunct
Adm, Admin - Administration, Administrative, Administrator
Admis - Admissions
Admtg - Admitting
Adv - Advising, Advisor
AED - Automated External Defibrillator
Affl - Affiliate
AGRC - Academic Geriatric Resource Center
AHA - American Heart Association
AIP - Academic Internship Program
Alu - Alumni
AMAS - Audit & Management Advisory Services
AMES - Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (now MAE and SE)
Ana - Analyst
Ani Resc - Animal Resources
Anthro - Anthropology
AP - Accounts Payable
AP&M - Applied Physics & Mathematics Building
AP&M' - Applied Physics & Mathematics Building Prime (North wing)
A&PS Auxiliary & Plant Services
AR - Accounts Receivable
ARC - Athletic Recreation Center
As, Asc, Assoc - Associate, Associated
As, Ast, Asst – Assistant
ASC - Area Safety Coordinator
Assn - Association
Aud - Audit, Auditorium
Audio - Audiology
Aud Vis - Audio Visual
Auth - Authorization
Aux - Auxilliary
AVCRMP - Assistant Vice Chancellor Resource Management & Planning
AVL - Automatic Vehicle Location

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
BA - Bachelor of Arts, Business Affairs
BAJ - Budget Adjustment Journal
BB - Biology Building
BDI - Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation
BFS - Business & Financial Services
BH - Bonner Hall
Biochem - Biochemistry
Bioengng - Bioengineering
Bio, Biol - Biology, Biological
Biomed Lib - Biomedical Library
Bkstr - Bookstore
Bldg - Building
BMT - Bone Marrow Transplant
BPSA - Business Process Self-Assessment
BSB - Biomedical Sciences Building
BSC - Burn Special Care
BUA - Biohazardous Materials Use Authorization
Bud - Budget
Bus - Business
Bus Ofc - Business Office

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
CAC - Chancellor's Advisory Committee
CACSE - Center For Advanced Computational Science & Engineering (See SDSC)
CAD - Computer-Aided Design
CADRE - Community Advocates for Disability Rights and Education
Calit2 – California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology
CAMS - Campus Asset Management System
CAPE - Courses and Professor Evaluation
CAPS - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Services
Cardio - Cardiology, Cardiologist
Carcino - Carcinogenesis
Cas – Cashier
CAS - Cost Accounting Standards
CASPO - Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography
CASS - Center for Astrophysics & Space Science
CAT - Computed Axial Tomography (CAT scan)
CBO - Campus Budget Office
CCAA - California Collegiate Athletic Association
CCCC - Center for Clouds, Chemistry & Climate
CCIS – Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
CCMP - Culturally Competent Management Program
CCP - Clinical Care Partner
CCS - Center for Coastal Studies
CCT - Certified Cardiographic Technician
CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access
CDFG - California Department of Fish & Games
CDP - Career Development Program
CDW - Collision damage waiver
CEAM - Center for Excellence for Advanced Materials
CEC - Children's Eye Ctr
CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse Review Course
CEP - Committee on Educational Policy, Academic Senate
CER - Center for Energy Research
CERT - Center for Environmental Research & Training
CFHS - Child/Family Health Studies
C&G - Contracts & Grants
CGA - Contract & Grant Administration
Chan, Chanc - Chancellor
CHC - Comparative Human Cognition
CHD – Center for Human Development
Chem - Chemist, Chemistry
Chf - Chief
CHHC - Children's Hospital (Sharp)
CHIP - Center for Human Information Processing
Chm, Chrm - Chairman
CHMP - Central Housing Maintenance Pool
CHPR - Community Health Program Representative
CHUM - Consortium of High School Undergraduate & Medical School
CICC - Copley Conference Center
CILAS - Center for Iberian Latin American Studies
Clas - Classification
CLDP - Catastrophic Leave Donation Program
Cli, Cln, Clin - Clinic, Clinical, Clinics
CLICS - Center for Library & Instructional Computing Services
Clin Engrg - Clinical Engineering
Clin Lab Adm - Clinical Laboratory Administration
Clin Svcs - Clinical Services Administration
Cln Nutrit - Clinical Nutrition
CMA - Center for Marine Affairs
CMBB - Center for Marine Biotechnology & Biomedecine
CMF - Community Medicine Facility
CMG - Center for Molecular Genetics
CMM/E,W - Cellular & Molecular Medicine/East, West
CMRR - Center for Magnetic Recording Research
CMS - County Medical Services
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
CNCB - Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior
Cnsl, Cnslg - Counsel, Counseling, Consulting
Cnslr - Counselor
COA - Chart of Accounts
COBRA - Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act
Cog Sci - Cognitive Science
Coll - College, Collection
Com, Comm - Communication, Community
Com Med - Community Medicine
COI - Conflict of Interest
Contr - Contracts
Contrl - Control, Controller
Coor, Coord - Coordinator, Coordinating
Core Cell Cu Fa - Core Cell Culture Facility
Corp - Corporate, Corporation
COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CRB - Chemistry Research Building
CRBS/Medical - Center for Research in Biological Structure/Medical
CRCA - Center for Research in Computing and the Arts
CRC - Clinic Research Center
CRD - Climate Research Division
CREATE - Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence
CRF/LRC/RB - Clinical Research Facility/Lipid Research Clinic/Rancho Bernardo
CRL - Center for Research in Language
CRMS - Campus Research Machine Shop
CRS - Computer Resources Specialist
Crs/Newsppr - Courses by Newspaper
CSB - Cognitive Science Bldg
CSC - Campus Services Complex
CSE - Computer Science & Engineering
CSGP - California Sea Grant Program
CSR - Customer Service Request
CTA - Clinical Trial Agreement
CTF - Clinical Teaching Facility
CTO - Class Title Outline
CUP - Central Utilities Plant
CUSMS – Center for US Mexican Studies
Cust - Customer
Custdn - Custodian
CV - Canyon View
CVAB - Canyon Vista Administration Building
CV Rec/Ath Ctr - Canyon View Recreation/Athletic Ctr
Cyn - Canyon
Cytotech - Cytotechnology

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
DARWIN - Data Repository and Windows to Information
DBO - Departmental Business Officer
DCP-CAS - Defined Contribution Plan - Casual
DCP-REG - Defined Contribution Plan - Regular
DDNS - Divisional Dean/Natural Sciences
DDSS - Divisional Dean/Social Sciences
DSDP - Deep Sea Drilling Project
Dent - Dental
Dept - Department
Deptl - Departmental
Des & Constr - Design & Construction
Dev, Dvlmt – Development
DHHS - Department of Health & Human Services
Diag - Diagnose, Diagnostic, Diagnosis
Diet - Dietary, Dietetics, Dietitian
Dipl - Diplomat
Dir - Director
Dis - Disease
Dist - Distribution
Div - Division
Div Fam Med - Division of Family Medicine
D Locker - Diving Locker
DOC - Dimensions of Culture
Doc - Document, Documentation
DOD - Department of Defense
DOE - Department of Energy
DOM - Department of Medicine
DOPE - Detail of Payroll Expense
DP - Data Processing
DS2 - Disclosure Statement
DSA - Departmental Security Administrator
DSC - Departmental Safety Coordinator
DSDP - Deep Sea Drilling Project

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
EADA - Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
EAMS - See CAMS
EBU I - Engineering Building, Unit 1
ECDA - Express Card Department Administrator
ECE - Electrical & Computer Engineering
ECEC - Early Childhood Education Center
ECMO - Extra Coprial Membrane Oxygenation
Ecol - Ecologist
Econ - Economics
ECP - Environmental Care Partner
Ed - Editor, Editorial
EDB - Employee Data Base
EDNA - Information help desk line (534-3362)
EDS - Education Studies
EECS - Electric Engineering & Computer Sciences
EH&S - Environment, Health & Safety
EIMR - Equipment Inventory Modification Request
EKG - Electrocardiogram
Elect, Electron - Electric, Electronics
Emer, Emerg – Emergency
EMF - Environmental Management Facility
Emp, Empl - Employee, Employment
Empl Hlth - Employee Health Services
Emrts – Emeritus
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
EMT-D - EMT-Defibrillation
Eng - English
Engr - Engineer, Engraving
Engng – Engineering
ENPET - Electronic Non-Payroll Expense Transfer
Enrchmt - Enrichment
Envir – Environment
EOC - Emergency Operations Center
EOP/RS - Educational Opportunity Program/Relations with Schools
EOY - Employee of the Year
EPD - Employee-Paid Disability
Eq, Equip – Equipment
eQVR - Electronic (online) Quality Variance Report
ER - External Relations
eRAP - Electronic Research Administration Program
ERC - Eleanor Roosevelt College
ES - Employment Services (formerly Job Opportunities Program)
Esc - Escort
ESI - Environment and Sustainability Initiative
ESPP - Extended Studies and Public Programs
Exec - Executive
Exptl - Experimental
Ext - Extension
Extnl - External
Ext Stud - Extended Studies

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
F&A - Facilities & Administration
Fac - Faculty
Facil - Facilities, Facility
Facil D&C - Facilities Design & Construction
FDP - Federal Demonstration Partnership
FDP - Federal Demonstration Project
FdSvcs - Food Services
Fdtn - Foundation
FEIN - Federal Employer Identification Number
FERPA - Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FF-21 - Food and Fuel for the 21st Century
FICA - Federal Insurance Contributions Act
FID - Financial Identification Number
Fin - Finance, Financial
Fin Adm - Financial Administration
Fisc - Fiscal
FJ - Financial Journal
Fl, Flr - Floor
FM - Facilities Management
FMCC - Family Maternity Care Center
FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act
For - Foreign
FP - Feature Package
FPM - Family and Preventive Medicine
Frmn - Foreman
FSAP - Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
FTE - Full Time Equivalent

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
GA - General accounting
GASB - Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Gastroe - Gastroenterology
G/D - Graduate Department
Gen - General
Gen Acctg - General Accounting
Geochem - Geochemistry
Geosci - Geosciences
GH - Galbraith Hall
Glsbir - Glassblower
GMHC - Gifford Mental Health Center
GPA - Grade Point Average
GPL - George Palade Laboratories (formerly CMM West Building)
Grad - Graduate
GRD - Geosciences Research Division (SIO)
Groundskpr - Groundskeeper
Grph - Graph
GrSch/IRPS - GraduateSchool/International Relations & Pacific Studies
Grsmn - Groundsman
G/S - Graduate Student
GSM - Global System for Mobile Communications
GU SurgX-R - GU Surgery and X-Ray
Gyn - Gynecology

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Haz - Hazard, Hazardous
HCOE - Hispanic Center of Excellence
HCOP - Health Career Opportunity Program
HCRA - Health Care Reimbursement Account
Hemodia - Hemodialysis
HH - Hubbs Hall
HHMI - Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHS - Health and Human Services
HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Hist - History, Histology
H-L - Humanities Library Building
Hlth – Health
HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
HMBP - Hazardous Materials Business Plan
HNRC - Hiv Neurobehavioral Research Center
Hosp – Hospital
HR - Human Resources
HS - High School
Hsg - Housing
Hskpg - Housekeeping
HSP - Health Services Program
H&SS - Humanities & Social Science
Hotel Cir/S - Hotel Circle/South
HUGES MRB - Hughes Medical Research Building
Hum - Human, Humanities
HVPO - High Value Purchase Order
Hyd Lab - Hydraulic Laboratory

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
IAP - Intercampus Arts Program
IACUC - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IBC - Institutional Biosafety Committee
ICA - Intercollegiate Athletics
ICAP - International Career Association Program
ICC - Instructional Computing Center
I-Center International Center
ICL - Institute of Continued Learning
ICU'S M/S/B - Intensive Care Unit's Medical/Surgery/Regional Burn
IDC - Indirect Cost
IDLH - immediately dangerous to life or health
IFIS - Integrated Financial Information Services
IFOP - Index, Fund, Organization, Program
IFOPAL - Index, Fund Organization, Program, Account, Location
IGCC - Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation
IGPP - Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics
IICAS - Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies
IIPP - Injury & Illness Prevention Program
Illstr - Illustrator
IMG - Internal Medicine Group
IMGP - Insurance Medical Group Plan
Imprv - Improvement
IMR - Institute of Marine Resources
IMU - Intermediate Care Unit
INC - Institute for Neural Computation
Ind - Industrial
Info - Information
Infect - Infection, Infectious
Inh - Inhalation
Initv - Initiative
INLS - Institute for Nonlinear Sciences
Insp - Inspection, Inspector
Inst - Institute, Institution
Instl - Install, Installation
Instr - Instruction, Instructor
Instrmt - Instrument
Int - Internal
Int Aud - Internal Audits
Intl - International
Inv - Inventory
IOA - Institute of the Americas
IOD - Integrative Oceanography Division
IPA - Interpersonnel Agreement
IPAPS - Institute for Pure & Applied Physical Science
IR - In Research, In Residence
IR/PS - International Relations/Pacific Studies
IRA - Individual Retirement Account
IRB - Institutional Review Board
ISIS - Integrated Student Information System
ISP - International Studies Program
ISSO - International Student and Scholar Office
ITAC - Information Technology Advisory Committee
ITER - International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
ITIN - Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
IWDC - Instructional WWW Development Center

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JCI - Journal of Clinical Investigation
JDF - Juvenile Diabeties Foundation
JIMO - Joint Institute for Marine Observations
JOP - Job Opportunity Program (now Employment Services)
Jr - Junior
JSOE - Jacobs School of Engineering
JUM - Journal of Ultrasound/Medicine

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
KIBM - Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Krny Anx - Kearny Annex

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
LAS - Latin American Studies
LASR - Leave Activity Summary Report
LB - Literature Bldg
LC50 - Lethal concentration 50
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
LCHC - Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition
Ld, Ldr - Lead, Leader
LD50 - Lethal dose 50
Ldrshp - Leadership
Lect - Lecturer
LEDDN AUD - Patrick J. Ledden Auditorium - Muir College HSS2250
LGBT - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender
LIAI - La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Lib - Library
Librn - Librarian
Lic - License, Licensing
LICR – Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Ling - Linguistics
Lit - Literature
LJV Dr - La Jolla Village Drive
LL - Lower Level
LMS - Laboratory for Mathematics & Statistics
LPSOE - Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment
LRC - Lipid Research Clinic, Learning Resource Center
LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
LVPO - Low Value Purchase Order

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
MAE - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mail Svcs - Mail Services
Maint - Maintenance
Mar - Marine
MARC - Minority Access to Research Careers
Math - Mathematics
Matl - Material, Materiel
Matl Mgt/Hndlg - Materiel Management, Materiel Handling
MBRD - Marine Biology Research Division
MBRF - Molecular Biology Research Facility
MBRS - Minority Biomedical Research Support
MC - Medical Center
MCC - Media Center/Communication Building
MCGH - McGill Hall
MCGH' - McGill Hall Prime
MCIS - Medical Center Information Systems
MD - Medicine, Doctor of
MDA - Muscular Dystrophy Association
Mdvl - Mandeville
Mech - Mechanic
Mechn - Mechanician
Med - Medical, Medicine
Med/Pharm - Medicine/Pharmacology
Med/Physio - Medicine/Physiology
Membrshp - Membership
Merch - Merchandise
MGB - Medical Genetics Bldg
Mgn, Mgmt - Management
Mgr - Manager
MH - Mayer Hall
MHW - Mental Health Worker
MHWW - Minority Honors Writing Workshop
MICN - Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
Microbiol – Microbiology
M&IE - Meals and Incidental Expenses
Min - Minority
MIRECC - Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
Mktg - Marketing
MLRG - Marine Life Research Group
MOD - March of Dimes Birth Defects Association
MOM - Middle of Muir
MPF - Multipurpose Facility
MPL - Marine Physical Laboratory
MRD - Marine Research Division
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRU - Multicampus Research Unit
MSAP - Management Skills Assessment Program
MSDS - Marine Science Development Shop
Msgr - Messenger
MSO - Management Services Officer
MSP - Management and Senior Professionals
Mt – Mount
MTA - Material Transfer Agreement
MTDC - Modified Total Direct Cost
MTF - Medical Teaching Facility
Muir R-Halls - Muir Residence Halls
Mus - Museum
MVOPC - Mission Valley Outpatient Center
MWP - Muir Writing Program

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
NARF - North Annex Replacement Facility
NASA - National Aeronautics & Space Administration
NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association
NDRL - Neuro Developmental Research Lab
NEO - New Employee Orientation
Neuro - Neurosciences
Neuropatho - Neuropathology
Neurosurg - Neurosurgery
Newsppr – Newspaper
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NGN - Next Generation Network
NH - Nierenberg Hall
NIH - National Institutes of Health
NMF - Nimitz Marine Facility
NMFS - National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NPET - Non-Payroll Expense Transfer
NRMC - Naval Regional Medical Center
NSB – Natural Science Building
NSCORT - NASA Specialized Center for Research & Training
NSF - National Science Foundation
N/TPCT - North Torrey Pines Court
NUC - Naval Underseas Center
Nuc - Nuclear
Nur, Nurs - Nurse, Nursing

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
OAC - Office of Academic Computing
OAR - Ocean Atmospheric Research Facility
OASIS - Office of Academic Support & Instructional Services
OB - Obstetrics
OB/Gyn - Obstetrics & Gynecology
OC - Oceanography
OCGA - Office of Contract & Grant Administration
OCME - Office of Continued Medical Education
OCME/Ped Ad Unt - OCME/Pediatric Administrative Unit
OD - Overdraft
ODaPA - Organization of Department and Program Advisors
ODF - Oceanographic Data Facility
ODP - Ocean Drilling Program
OESF - Ocean Engineering Support Facility
Ofc - Office
Ofcr,Ofr - Officer
OGS - Office of Graduate Studies
OHC - Occupational Health Center
OIA - Office of International Affairs
OLR - Office of Learning Resources
OMB - Office of Management and Budget
OMB - Office of Management Bulletin
ONO - Office of Network Operations
ONR - Office of Naval Research
OP - Office of the President
OPP - Outreach Partners Program
OPAFS - Office of Post Award Financial Services
Ophthmlgy - Ophthamology
Opr - Operator
Ops - Operations
ORD - Ocean Research Division
Org - Organization
Orgnal - Organizational
Orient – Orientation
ORA - Office of Research Affairs
ORU - Organized Research Unit
OSA - Office of Student Affairs (School of Medicine)
OSD - Office for Student with Disabilities
OSHPP - Office of Sexual Harassment Prevention & Policy
OTC - Office Telephone Contact
Outpnt Ctr, OPC - Outpatient Center
Outrch - Outreach

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
PA - Personnel Agreement
PACU - Post Anesthesia Care Unit
PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
PAO - Programs Abroad Office
PAR - Personnel Activity Report (see ECERT)
PARC - Personnel/ Administrative Reclassification Committee
Part - Partner
Pat - Patient
Patho - Pathology
PCYNH - Pepper Canyon Hall
PD - Per Diem
PDC - Professional Development Center
PDF - Portable Document Format
PE - Physical Education
Ped, Peds - Pediatrics, Pediatrician
PEL - Permissible Exposure Limit
Pers, Persnl - Personnel
PET - Payroll Expense Transfer
PET - Positron Emission Tomography (PET scan)
PFBH – Powell-Focht Bioengineering Bldg
PG - Postgraduate
PGS - Pre Graduate School
PGSOP - Professional & Graduate Opportunity Program
Pharm - Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Pharmacology
PHI - Protected Health Information
Phil - Philosophy
Photo - Photographer, Photographic
PHS - Public Health Service
Phycs - Physics
Phys - Physician
Physcl - Physical
Physct, Phycist - Physicist
Physio – Physiology
PI - Principal Investigator
PIE - Period of Initial Eligibility
PIO - Public Information Office
PIN - Personal Identification Number
P&L - Psychology & Linguistics Building
Plcmt - Placement
Plcy - Policy
Pln, Plng - Plan, Planner, Planning
Plz - Plaza
Poli Sci - Political Science
PORD - Physical Oceanography Research Division
POS - Point-of-service
Postdoc – Postdoctoral
PPM - Policy & Procedure Manual
PPS - Payroll Personnel System
PPS - Physical Plant Services (now Facilities Management)
Pract - Practitioner
Prin - Principal
Prkg - Parking
Pro - Professional
Proc - Process, Processor, Processing
Prod - Production
Prof - Professor
Prog, Prgmr - Program, Programmer
Proj, Prj - Project
Promo - Promotion
Prov - Provost
PSL - Powell Structures Laboratory
PSOE - Potential Security of Employment
Psych - Psychological, Psychology
Psycht - Psychologist
Psychr - Psychiatry, Psychiatrist
Pub - Public
Publ - Publications
Pur – Purchasing
PWRuP - Pilot Workload Reduction Project
Pybls - Payables
Pyrl - Payroll

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
QA - Quality Assurance
QRM - Quality & Resource Management
Qual - Quality

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
RAP - Research Assistance Program
Rad - Radiation
Radiol - Radiology
RBC - Robinson Building Complex
RC - Revelle College
RCP Bldg - Revelle College Provost Building
Rcvg - Receiving
Rec - Recreation
Recd - Record, Records
Recp - Reception, Receptionist
Recrt, Recrtg - Recruitment, Recruiting
Reg-Adm-Registrar - Admissions
Regstr - Registrar
Rehab - Rehabilitation
Reimburse - Reimbursement
Rel - Relations
Rep - Representative
Repr, Repro - Reproduction, Reproductive
Repro Med - Reproductive Medicine
Res, Resch - Research, Researcher
Resc - Resource
Resp, Respir - Respiratory
Rev - Review
Rev Comm - Revelle Commons
Rev R-Halls - Revelle Residence Halls
RFI - Request for Information
RFP - Request for Proposal
RFQ - Request for Quotation
RGC - Riley Guidance Center
RIMAC - Recreation Intermural & Athletic Center
Rm - Room
RN - Registered Nurse
ROC - Regional Operations Centers
Rsdn - Residence
Rsdntl - Residential
Rsdncy - Residency
Rsdnt - Resident
Rs Hl - Residence Halls
Rsv - Reserve
Rt - Route
RTAD - Return to Active Duty
RUA - Radioactive Use Authorization

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
SA - Sumner Auditorium
SAA - Staff Affirmative Action
SAA&HR - Student Affirmative Action & Human Relations
Saf - Safety
SAG - Student Activity & Government
SARF - Scripps Atmospheric Research Facility
SAUBS - Student Account & University Billing Services
SB - Scripps Building, Steven Birch
SCCWRP - Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
SCG - Shipboard Computer Group
Sch - School
Sci - Science, Sciences, Scientist
SCRB - Stein Clinical Research Building
SDAWP - San Diego Area Writing Project
SDCAB - San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology
SDLC - Systems Development Lifecycle
SDMCL - San Diego Medical Center La Jolla
SDPL - San Diego Point Loma
SDS - San Diego Supercomputer Center
SDSC - San Diego Supercomputer Center
SE - Structural Engineering
S&E - Science & Engineering Library
SEC - Shiley Eye Center
Secy - Secretary
Sen - Senate
SEQUO - Sequoyah Hall
SERF - Science Engineering Research Facility
Sess - Session
Sgt - Sergeant
SH - Scholander Hall
SIO - Scripps Institution of Oceanography
SIO G/D - Scripps Graduate Department
SIRA - Stein Institute for Research on Aging
SLI - Supplemental Liability Insurance
SLS - Student Legal Services
SMF - Satellite Medical Facility
SNAP - Streamlined NonCompeting Award Process
SOAR - Student Outreach and Recruitment (now Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools)
Soc - Social
Socio - Sociology
SOE - Security of Employment
SOM - School of Medicine
SOMTS - Ship Operations & Marine Technical Support
SOSS - Student Organization Support Services
SPEAR - Sponsored Project Excellence Achieved through Redesign
Spch - Speech
Spec - Special, Specialist
Spec Svcs - Special Services
Spt - Sport
SQL - Structured Query Language
SQL-DSE - Structured Query Language for Departmental Support Environment
SRA - Staff Research Associate
SRD - Service Referral Desk (Facilities Management)
SRL - Surgery Research Lab
SRMD - Seismic Response Modification Device
SRSSC - Staff Retention and Support Steering Committee
SS - Summer Sessions
SSB - Social Sciences Building
SSCF - Social Science Computer Facility
SSI - Sustainability Solutions Institute
SSL - Structural Systems Lab
SSL - Secure Sockets Layer
SSN - Social Security Number
SSOF - Scripps Satellite Oceanography Facility
SSPSS - Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
SSRB - Social Sciences Research Building
Staff Per - Staff Personnel
Stat - Statistical, Statistician
Stfng – Staffing
STIP - Short Term Investment Pool
STL - Science Teaching Lab
STPA - Science Technology & Public Affairs
Strhs - Storehouse
Strkpr - Storekeeper
Struct - Structure
STS - Shipboard Technical Support
Supp - Support
Supr, Supv - Supervisor, Supervising
Supt - Superintendent
Surg - Surgeon, Surgery, Surgical
Svc, Svcs - Service, Services
SvH - Sverdrup Hall
Sw Cyn - Seaweed Canyon
SWFSC - South West Fisheries Science Center
Sys - System, Systems

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
TA - Teaching Assistant, Theatre Arts
TAOS - Talent Acquisition and Outreach Services (formerly Employment & Community Outreach Services)
Tchr – Teacher
TDC - Total Direct Cost
TDMA - Time Division Multiple Access
Tech - Technical, Technician
Techno - Technologist,Technology
Tel - Telephone
Telecomms - Telecommunications
TEP - Teacher Education Program
TES - Temporary Employment Service
TEST - Teacher Enhancement/Science and Teaching
TEV - Travel Expense Voucher
TGCF - Theodore Gildred Cancer Facility
Ther, Therap - Therapeutic, Therapist, Therapy
TIAA-CREF - Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund
TJAC - Training Justification and Anticipated Cost
TTO - Technology Transfer Office
TLS - Transport Layer Security
TLV - Threshold Limit Value, Type Length Value
TMARC - Translational Methamphetamine AIDS Research Center
TMTV - Thurgood Marshall Television
TPC - Torrey Pines Center
TPC/N - Torrey Pines Center North
TPC/S - Torrey Pines Center South
TS - Transportation Services
TPSP - Torrey Pines Science Park
Trans - Transport
Transcr - Transcriber, Transcription
Transltr - Translator
Transpl - Transplant
Trlr - Trailer
Trng - Training
TSRI - The Scripps Research Institute
TV - Television
TWS - Third World Studies
Typ - Typist

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
U, Univ – University
UBC - Uniform Building Code
UCMC - University of California Medical Center
UCSDMC - University of California San Diego Medical Center
UCRP - University of California Retirement Plan
UCRS - University of California Retirement System
UCtr - University Center
UE & SA - University Events & Student Activities
UG, Undergrad - Undergraduate
UGME - Undergraduate Medical Education
UH - Urey Hall
UHA - Urey Hall Annex
UL - University Library
Ultrsnd - Ultrasound
Un, Unt - Unit
UNEX - University Extension
UPD - University-Paid Disability
URIS - University Relations Information System
Uro – Urology
USPS - United States Postal Service
Util - Utilities

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
VA - Veteran's Administration
VAMC - Veterans Administration Medical Center
VC - Vice Chancellor
VCAA, VC Ac Af - Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs
VC-BA - Vice Chancellor-Business Affairs
VC-ER - Vice Chancellor-External Relations
VC-RM&P - Vice Chancellor-Resource Management & Planning
VC-RSP - Vice Chancellor-Resource Strategy and Planning
VCSA - Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs
VC-UG Af - Vice Chancellor-Undergraduate Affairs
VH - Vaughn Hall
Viro - Virology, Virologist
Vis - Visitor, Visual
Visit - Visiting
Viv - Vivarium
VL - Visibility Laboratory
Vly – Valley
VMRF - Veteran's Medical Research Foundation
Voc – Vocational
VPN - Virtual Private Network

A B C D D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
WB - Waiver for Business
WC - Warren Campus,Warren College
WGN - Waste Generator Number
Wk - Work
Wkr - Worker
Wkshp - Workshop
Wld - World
WLH - Warren Lecture Hall 
Wmn - Women
WMRS - White Mountain Research Station
WPC - Word Processing Center
Wr - Writer
Wrd - Word
WSP - Women's Study Program
WT - Waiver for Tourist
Wtr - Water
Wy - Way

Zool - Zoologist, Zoology