AAC: Academic Achievement Center (Library 001)
Ballroom (Large and Small): Campus Center (Room 206)
BDR: Bridgewater Dining Room (Campus Center Room 104)
Blackboard: A web application used by many professors for course information & documents, grades, submitting papers, or holding quizzes.
CIE: Center for International Engagement (Library 330)
Commuter: A student who lives off campus
CPT: Curricular Practical Training
DSO: Designated School Official
EAD: Employment Authorization Document
ECC: East Campus Commons
Freshman: A student who is in their first year of study, or who has completed less than 24 credits
Graduate (Grad) student: A student who is pursuing a Master's degree.
InfoBear: A web application used to check your grades, fill in your timesheet, and register for classes.
ICC: International Culture Club
ISS: International Student Services (Library 330)
Junior: A student who has completed between 54 and 84 credits (usually a 3rd year student).
Non-work study: An on-campus job which does not fall under the work study category. Students who are in non-work study jobs are paid out of the budget of the specific department that they work in. International students are only allowed to take non-work study jobs.
Off-campus: This is anywhere that is not on the grounds belonging to the school.
On-campus: This is anywhere that does belong to the school.
OPT: Optional Practical Training
OSIL: Office of Student Involvement & Leadership (Campus Center Room 103)
PDSO: Primary Designated School Official
POE: Port of Entry
RA: Resident Assistant - A trained student leader who is given the responsibility of supervising students living in a residence hall.
RD: Residence (Hall) Director
Resident: A student who lives in the resident halls on campus.
Senior: A student who has completed 84 credits or more (usually a 4th year student or higher)
SEVIS: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System
SGA: Student Government Association
Sophomore: A student who has completed between 24 and 54 credits (usually a 2nd year student)
USCIS: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
Undergraduate (Undergrad) student: A student who is pursuing a Bachelor's degree.
Work study: A type of job on campus where the money students are paid is part of their financial aid package. Foreign students are not allowed to take work study jobs.
Last Modified: June 19, 2012