UC Davis Abbreviations

A&E  

Architects & Engineers

A&R Sci  

Agronomy & Range Science

A/V  

Audio Visual

A3HCP  

Area 3 History & Cultures Project

A3WP  

Area 3 Writing Project

Acad Surge Bldg  

Academic Surge Building

AC4  

Academic Computing Coordinating Council

ACD  

Automatic Call Distribution

ADC3  

Administrative Computing Coordinating Council

AES  

Ag Experimental Station

AHC  

Agricultural History Center

AHEC  

Area Aids Education & Training Center

AHI  

Art History Institute

AMS  

American Management Systems

ANSA  

Advanced Networked & Scientific Applications

AOL  

America Online

ARS  

Animal Resources Service

ASCII  

American Standard Code for Information Exchange

ASU  

Ambulatory Surgery Unit

ASUCD  

Associated Students University of California Davis

ATM  

Asynchronous Transfer Model

ATR  

Area Telephone Representative

AVC  

Associate Vice Chancellor

AVDL  

AIDS Virus Diagnostic Laboratory

BBF  

Bee Biology Facility

BBS  

Bulletin Board Service

BIOS  

Basic Input/Output System

BMC  

Bulk Mail Center

BML  

Bodega Marine Laboratory

Bps  

Bits Per Second

BUSP  

Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program

C/S  

Client/Server

CAD  

Computer-aided Design

CADAPP  

Campus Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Program

CAF Psych  

Child, Adolescent & Family Psychiatry

CAFF  

Cal Aggie Flying Farmers

CAIT  

Center for Advanced Information Technology

CalREN  

California Research and Education Network

CAM  

Center for Research in Asthma

CAPBR  

Committee on Academic Planning and Budget Review

CARU  

Chronic Acceleration Research Unit

CBT  

Computer-Based Training

CCFS  

Center for Child & Family Studies

CCP  

Career Clerical Placement

CCR  

Center for Consumer Research

CCS  

Creative Communication Services

CDPS  

Community Design & Planning Services

CENIC  

Consortium for Education Network Initiatives

CEPRAP  

Center for Engineering Plants for Resistance Against Pathogens

CIFAR  

California Institute of Food & Agricultural Research

CIO  

Chief Information Officer

CIPIC  

Center for Image Processing & Integrated Computing

CIWS  

Center for Integrated Watershed Sciences

CNL  

Crocker Nuclear Laboratory

COBOL  

Common Business Oriented Language

CODVC  

Council of Deans and Vice Chancellors

CPU  

Central Processing Unit

CR  

Communications Resources

CRCC  

Cancer Research Coordinating Committee

CRESS  

Cooperative Research and Extension Services for Schools

CRPRC  

California Regional Primate Research Center

CRSP  

Collaborative Research Support Program

CSP  

California Science Project

CSTARS  

Center for Spacial Analysis & Remote Sensing

CT  

Computerized Tomography (Scan Operators)

CTO  

Chief Technical Officer

CVDLS  

California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Systems

CWWR  

Center for Water and Wildland Resources

DaFIS  

UC Davis Financial Information System

DANR  

Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources

DB  

Database

DBA  

Database Administrator

DBMS  

Database Management System

DBS  

Division of Biological Sciences

DCAS  

Distributed Computing Analysis and Support

DCN  

Davis Community Network

DELTA Group  

Determination of Extinction & Long Range Transportation of Pollution

DHCP  

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DNS  

Domain Name Service

DOS  

Disk Operating System

Dpi  

Dots Per Inch

DPP  

Data Processing Production

DRINC  

Dairy Research and Information Center

DSG  

Desk System group

DVD  

Digital Videodisc

DVM  

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

EAOP  

Early Academic Outreach Program

EAP  

Education Abroad Program

EDB  

Employee DataBase

EEG  

Electroencephalograph

EH&S  

Environmental Health & Safety

EKG  

Electrocardiograph

ENT  

Ear, Nose, & Throat

EOP/SAA  

Educational Opportunity Program/Staff Affirmative Action

ESL  

English as a Second Language Program

EVE  

Evolution and Ecology

EXCITES  

Excellence in Teaching Elementary Science

FAI  

Facility for Advanced Instrumentation

FAQ  

Frequently-Asked Questions

FARAD  

Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank

FNP  

Family Nurse Practitioner

FPMS  

Foundation Plant Materials Service

FS&T  

Food Science & Technology

FTP  

File Transfer Protocol

Gb  

Gigabit

GB  

Gigabyte

GCCP  

Global Conflict & Cooperation Program

GIF  

Graphics Interchange Format

GIS  

Geographic Information System

GRCP  

Genetic Resources Conservation Program

GRE  

Graduate Record Exam

GS  

General Services

GSA  

Graduate Student Association

GUI  

Graphical User Interface

H&C  

Hospital & Clinics

HCD  

Human & Community Development

HHMI  

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HLA Lab  

Human Lymphocyte Antigen Lab

HP  

Hewlett-Packard Corporation

HRDP  

Health Resources Development Program

HSF  

House Staff Facilities

HSFO  

Healthy Start Field Office

HSIF  

Health Sciences Instrumentation Facility

HSRL  

Health Sciences Research Laboratories

HTML  

Hypertext Transport Protocol

HTTP  

Hypertext Markup Language

HUD-COPC  

HUD Community Outreach Partnership Center

HYPP  

Hyperkalemic Period Paralysis Laboratory

Hz  

Hertz

IAD  

International Agricultural Development

ICA  

Intercollegiate Athletics

ICC  

Internship & Career Center

ICE  

Information Center for the Environment

ICU  

Intensive Care Unit

IGA  

Institute of Governmental Affairs

IIRPA  

Intercampus Institute for Research at Particle Acceleration

ILL  

Inter Library Loan

IM  

Instructional Media

IMS  

Information Management System

IP  

Internet Protocol

IR  

Information Resources

IS  

1) Illustration Services;   2) Information Systems

ISAG  

Instructional Space Advisory Committee

ISDN  

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISP  

Internet Service Provider

i.t.  

(Field of) information technology ("lower case i.t.")

IT  

Information Technology (Division, Department)

IT-CPR  

IT-Computer and Printer Repair

ITD  

Institute of Theoretical Dynamics

ITEH  

Institute of Toxicology & Environmental Health

ITPB  

Information Technology Planning Board

ITR  

Information Technology Representative

ITS  

Institute of Transportation Studies

ITSPC  

Information Technology Strategic Planning Committee

JCCIT  

Joint Campus Committee on Information Technology

JMIE  

John Muir Institute of the Environment

JPEG  

Joint Photographic Experts Group

Kb  

Kilobit

KB  

Kilobyte

Kbps  

Kilobits per second

KDVS  

KDVS Radio

L&S  

Letter's and Science, College of

LAN  

Local-area network

LAWR  

Land Air Water Resources

LBL  

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

LCD  

Liquid Crystal Display

LDAP  

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LLNL  

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

LPAI  

Library Planning and Action Initiative

LSC  

Learning Skills Center

Mb  

Megabit

MB  

Megabyte

Mbps  

Megabits Per Second

MCB  

Molecular and Cellular Biology: DBS

MD  

Medical Doctor

MDTP  

Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project

Med EOP  

Medical Education Opportunity Programs

MESA  

Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement Program

MHz  

Megahertz

MORE  

Mentorships and Opportunities for Research in Engineering

MPEG  

Motion Picture Experts Group

MSF  

Management Services Facility

MSO  

Management Services Officer

MU  

Memorial Union

NAM  

Network Access Module

NAR  

Network Administrator Resources Program

NCMP  

Northern California Mathematics Project

NIC  

Network Interface Card

NIGEC  

National Institute for Global Environmental Change

NMR  

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

NOC  

Network Operations Center

NOS  

Network operating system

NPACI  

National Partnership for Advanced Computing Infrastructure

NPB  

Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

NRS  

Natural Reserve System

NSF  

National Science Foundation

NTTF  

National Telecommunications Task Force

NYSP  

National Youth Sports Program

OCR  

Optical Character Recognition

OIT  

Office of Information Technology

OPIC  

Office of Pesticide Information & Coordination

OS  

Operating System

OVCR  

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

PAP  

Physician Assistant Program

PCFIT  

Provost's Commission on the Future of Information Technologies

PCS  

Personal Communications Services

PDF  

Portable Document Format

PELP  

Planned Educational Leave Program

PIAP  

Pesticide Impact Assessment Program

PM&R  

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

PMO  

Project Management Office

POP  

Point of Presence

PPP  

Point-to-Point Protocol

PPS  

Payroll Personnel System

PR  

Public Relations

PSA  

Principal Staff Assistant

PSL  

Physical Science Library

PSRP  

Public Service Research Program

PT  

Physical Therapy

QA  

Quality Assurance

RAM  

Random-access Memory

RAMP  

Remote Access Management Program

RFI  

Request for Information

RFP  

Request for Proposal

RFQ  

Request for Quotation

RFT  

Request for Technology

ROM  

Read-only Memory

RN  

Registered Nurse

ROTC  

Reserve Officers Training Corps

RTF  

Rich Text Format

RWICA  

Reading and Writing in the Content Areas

SARE  

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

SCSI  

Small Computer System Interface

SGI  

Silicon Graphics Inc.

SGLM  

Standard Generalized Markup Language

SIGI  

System of Interactive Guidance and Information (ICC)

SIMM  

Single Inline Memory Module

SIS  

Student Information System

SITT  

Summer Institute on Technology in Teaching

SJA  

Student Judicial Affairs

SLA  

Service-level Agreement

SLIP  

Serial Line Internet Protocol

SMTP  

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNAP  

Sierra-North Arts Project

SRL  

Simian Retrovirus Laboratory

SSL  

Secure Sockets Layer

SSSA  

Sproul Social Sciences Administration

T&C  

Textiles and Clothing

TAPS  

Transportation & Parking Services

TB  

Temporary Building

TCO  

Total Cost of Ownership

TCP  

Transmission Control Protocol

TCP/IP  

TCP/Internet Protocol

TDD  

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf

TEP  

Temporary Employment Pool

THF  

Time Horizon to Failure

TIFF  

Tagged Image File Format

TRC  

Teaching Resources Center

TSC  

Technology Support Coordinator

TSP  

Technology Support Program

UCDMC  

UC Davis Medical Center

UCOP  

UC Office of the President

UCTSR&TP  

UC Toxic Substances Research & Training Program

UPS  

Uninterrupted Power Supply

UREP  

University Research Expeditions Programs

URL  

Universal Resource Locator

USB  

University Services Building

USDA  

United States Department of Agriculture

VC  

Vice Chancellor

VLAN  

Virtual LAN

VM  

Veterinary Medicine

VR  

Virtual Reality

VRAM  

Video RAM

VRML  

Virtual Reality Modeling Language

VM: APC  

Ecotoxicology Program (Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology)

VMTH  

Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

VMTRC  

Veterinary Medical Teaching & Research Center

WAN  

Wide-area Network

WESTGEC  

Western Regional Center: National Institute for Global Env Change

WFCB  

Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

WHEL  

Women's Healthy Eating & Living (WHEL) Program

WIRES  

Web Information Retrieval with Enhanced Security

WLAN  

Wireless Local-area Network

WRRC  

Women's Resources & Research Center

WWT  

Waste Water Treatment

WWW  

World Wide Web

WYSIWYG  

What you see is what you get

Y2K  

Year 2000