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Staff Handbook — 2013

Glossary of Commonly Used Acronyms

ACT American College Testing
AQMD Air Quality Management District
ASI Associated Students, Inc
ASM Administrative Services Manager
AWOL Absent Without Leave
BTR Budget Transfer Request
CalPERS California Public Employees Retirement System
CAN California Accreditation Number
CB Collective Bargaining
CBA Collective Bargaining Agreement
CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test
CDFS Child Development and Family Studies
CFA California Faculty Association
CMS Common Management System
CSUEU California State University Employees Union
CTO Compensating Time Off
EESL Examination in English as a Second Language
ELM Entry Level Math Test
EPT English Placement Test
FAD Faculty Assignment by Department
FCSE Family and Consumer Science Education
FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
FTEF Full-Time Equivalent Faculty
FTES Full-Time Equivalent Student
GA Graduate Assistant
GE General Education
GEGC General Education Governing Committee
GMAT Graduate Management Aptitude Test
GRE Graduate Records Examination
GSI General Salary Increase
HEERA Higher Education Employer/Employee Relations Act
IDL Industrial Disability Leave
KKJZ Campus-based FM Radio Station
LWOP Leave Without Pay
MPP Management Personnel Plan
MSI Merit Salary Increase
NDI Non-Industrial Disability Leave
OE&E Operating Expenses and Equipment
PAF Position Action Form
PERB Public Employees Relation Board
PO Purchase Order
PSI Performance-based Salary Increase
PTF Personnel Transaction Form
RFR Request for Recruitment
RPP Resource Planning Process
RTP Retention, Tenure, Promotion
SA Student Assistant
SARS Student Attendance Reporting Spreadsheet
SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test
SEAR Salaried Employee’s Attendance Report
SIS Student Information System
SOAR Student Orientation and Registration
TA Teaching Assistant
TH Temporary Help
TSA Tax Sheltered Annuity
VRR Voice Response Registration
WASC Western Association of Schools and Colleges
WPE Writing Proficiency Exam

Colleges, Offices, Centers, and Programs

CED College of Education
CBA College of Business Administration
CCPE College of Continuing and Professional
Education
CHHS College of Health and Human Services
CIE Center for International Education
CO CSU Office of the Chancellor
COE College of Engineering
CLA College of Liberal Arts
CNSM College of Natural Sciences andMathematics
COTA College of the Arts
CPAC Carpenter Performing Arts Center
EOP Educational Opportunities Program
FSAP Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
ITS Information Technology Services
LAC Learning Assistance Center
UAM University Art Museum
UAP University Academic Programs
USU University Student Union
WRC Women's Resource Center