Columbia Acronyms And Definitions

Columbia Acronyms And Definitions

ABC Activities Board at Columbia
ARC Academic Resource Center (308 Lewisohn Hall)
APS Academic Planning Session (academic orientation for undergraduates)
BC Barnard College
Bwog Columbia Student Blog
CA Community Advisor
CAS Committee on Academic Standing
CAVA Columbia Area Volunteer Ambulance
CC Columbia College
CC Contemporary Civilizations course that’s
part of the Columbia undergraduate Core Curriculum
CCE Center for Career Education
CCSC Columbia College Student Council
COI Committee on Instruction
CPS Columbia Psychological Services
CUID/PID Columbia University Identification Number (e.g., C123456789), available in SSOL
CUIT Columbia University Information Technology
CULPA Columbia Underground Listing of Professor Ability
CUNIX Columbia’s operating system that hosts electronic files, mail, web pages, etc.
CUSSW Columbia University School of Social Work
DOS Dean of Students Office
EC East Campus
ESC Engineering Student Council
GS School of General Studies
GSAAP Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
GSAS Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
GSSC General Studies Student Council
IAB International Affairs Building
IGC Inter-Greek Council
IRC Intercultural Resource Center
IRPCL Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life
ISSO International Students and Scholars Office
JTS/UTS Jewish Theological Seminary/Union Theological Seminary
NINJa Columbia's network of printers discontinued in 2015 and replaced by PawPrint
Net Partner Online financial aid document and award system for students
NSOP New Student Orientation Program
OMA Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Owl The GS alumni magazine
PALS Program for Academic Leadership and Service
scholarship program
PawPrint Columbia's network of printers
PMA Premedical Student Association
Postbac Student in the Columbia Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program administered by the School of General Studies; also, a student in the Postbaccalaureate Studies Program administered by the School of Professional Studies.
RA Resident Advisor
SEAS School of Engineering and Applied Science
SGA Student Government Association; Barnard Student Government
SGB Student Governing Board
SIPA School of International and Public Affairs
SOA School of Arts
SPEC Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia's Student Newspaper)
SSOL Student Services Online — where students register for classes, have access to their student account, and check grades
TC Teachers College
TIC Tickets and Information Center
UAH University Apartment Housing
UNI Your CUNIX ID that allows you access to all Columbia electronic
resources (Example: abc1234)
UW University Writing