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AAR Advancement and Alumni Relations
ACC - portal to online profile (paystubs, benefits, timekeeping, parking, etc.)
ADR Academic Divisions & Regions - Fundraising Unit in DIR
AECC Alumni Engagement Coordinating Council
AEW Alumni Engagement Workgroup
AIChE American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIS Advancement Information Services
AMT Academic Media Technologies - AV Rental for campus events
ASCIT Associated Students of Caltech, Incorporated (undergrad)
ASI Annual Salary Increase
ASIC Audit Services & Institute Compliance
Ath The Athenaeum, including Hayman Lounge, Rath, Rathskellar, Main Lounge, Hall of Associates
BBE Biology and Biological Engineering
BBSO Big Bear Solar Observatory (Big Bear City, CA)
BE Biological Engineering / Bioengineering
Bechtel Mall Walk between Wilson Avenue and east of Caltech Hall Library
BI Beckman Institute
Big T Caltech yearbook published by students
BMB Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Board Room Ground Floor meeting room in Caltech Hall
BOT Board of Trustees
Broad Café Food service at Broad
Broad Walk Walkway on northwest corner of campus, north of Broad Center
C Store Convenience store on campus
CAA Caltech Alumni Association
CACR Caltech Center for Advanced Computing Reseasrch
Caltech Wired Computer store on campus
Caltech Y Caltech affiliate organization, originally formed by students
CASE Council for Advancement and Support of Education
CAST Center for Autonomous Systems and Technology
CATS Caltech Architectural Tour Service
CBIC Caltech Brain Imaging Center
CBIPP Caltech Bioscience Industrial Partners Program
CCAP Caltech Childcare Assistance Program
CCC Children's Center at Caltech (on campus)
CCE Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
CCCS Center for Catalysis and Chemical Synthesis
CEC Child Educational Center (La Canada, near JPL)
CEFCU Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union
CFE Center for Financial Economics
CGSC Chemistry Graduate Student Committee
ChE Chemical Engineering
CM2 Center for Molecular Medicine (M squared)
CMA Caltech Management Association
CNS Computation and Neural Systems
COGNOS Data warehouse
COO Caltech Optical Observatories
Court of Man Lawn south of Beckman Auditorium, used for graudation and big events
CPA Caltech Postdoc Association
CRR Catalina Recreation Rooms
CSIS Center for Social and Information Sciences
CSN Community Seismic Network
CSR Constituent Summery Report
CSS Center for Student Services
CTLO Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach
DC Division Chairs
DCAA Defense Control Audit Agency
DEI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DICI Diversity in Chemistry Initiative
DIR Development & Institute Relations
Ditch Day Annual student event
DLAU Disability & Leave Administration Unit
DO Development Officer
DOO Division Operations Officer
DPN Division Personnel Management
EAB Education Advisory Board
EAP Engagement and Annual Programs
EAS Engineering & Applied Science
EDA Employee Data Administration
EOD Employee & Organizational Development
EPR Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Facility
ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act
E-Verify DHS system for employers to verify employment eligibility info
FARE Faculty Advisors Recognition Endowment
FRO Faculty Records Office
GPS Geological & Planetary Sciences
GSC Graudate Student Council
HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HSS Humanities & Social Sciences
I-9 Form I9 - Employment Eligibility Verification
IAC Institute Administrative Council
IACC Institute Academic Council of Caltech
IARC Institute and Alumni Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees
IMSS Information Management Systems & Services
IPAC Infraded Processing & Analysis Center
IQIM Institute for Quantum Information and Matter
IST Information Science and Technology Initiative
JCAP Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Keck Observatory Caltech-operated observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii
Kerckhoff Marine Laboratory A Caltech operated facility in Corona del Mar, California
KISS Keck Institute for Space Studies
KNI Kavli Nanoscience Institute
KRONOS Employee timekeeping
LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO Hanford, WA and LIGO Livingston, LA)
LISA Liquid Sunlight Alliance
little T undergraduate publication
LOI Letter of Intent
MILL Millennium Database
Moore Walk Walk north of the Annenberg building in the northeast campus
MORA Minimum Overhead Review and Approval
MOSH Master of Student Houses
NIH National Institutes of Health Policy
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility
NSF National Science Foundation, an agency that funds a lot of research at Caltech
OFR Office of Foundation Relations
OGC Office of the General Counsel
Olive Walk Walk between the Athenaeum and west of Millikan Library
ONR Office of Naval Research (JPL funding source)
OSC Office of Strategic Communications
OVRO Observatory in Owens Valley, California
Palomar Observatory Observatory in Palomar, California
PAR Prospect Analytics and Reporting
P-Card Purchasing Card (credit card)
PI Principal Investigator
PM Prospect Manager
PMA Physics, Math & Astronomy
PMR Prospect Management and Research
PS Primary Solicitor
PTA Project/Task/Award
QM Qualification Manager
QUIC Quantum Information & Computation
Rathskellar Café in the basement
Red Door Red Door Café on campus
RI2 Rothenberg Innovation Initiative (RI sqaured)
RSI Resnick Sustainability Institute
San Pasqual Walk Walkway connecting San Pasqual Street across campus
SDOD Senior Director of Development
SEAL Solar Energy Activity Lab
SFCC Staff & Faculty Consultation Center
SI Strategic Initiatives
SSC Spitzer Science Center
SURF Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
TACIT Theater Arts at Caltech
TBH To be hired
TechMart Purchasing System
Title VII Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (nondiscrimination & EEO)
TM (prospect) Prospect Team Members
TM Talent Management
TMT Thirty Meter Telescope
TS Team Solicitors
UG Undergraduate
URM Underrepresented Minority
USGS United States Geological Survey
WASC Western Association of Schools & Colleges, an accredidation organziation
WAVE Research program
WiC Women in Chemistry
VPN Virtual Private Network