Frequently Used Acronyms

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Additional Acronym List: University of NC System

ACRONYMS TITLE / ORGANIZATION
A-21 OMB Circular/Cost Principles for Educational Institutions
A-110 OMB Circular/Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and other Agreements
A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations
AEMP Center for Advanced Electronic Materials Processing
AERL Applied Energy Research Laboratory
AFOSR US Air Force Office of Sponsored Research
AMO90 Monthly Accounting Report (Account Statement)
AMO91 Monthly Accounting Report (Report of Transactions)
AMO95 Monthly Accounting Report in Whole Dollars (Account Mapping Report)
AOR Authorized Official Representative – an individual who is authorized to sign and submit proposals on behalf of the University
ARO Army Research Office
AVC Associate Vice Chancellor
BAA Broad Agency Announcement
BOT NCSU Board of Trustees
BRSG Biomedical Research Support Grant
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C&G Office of Contracts and Grants
CACC Center for Advanced Computing & Communications
CALS College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
CAPPS Center for Aseptic Processing & Packaging Studies
CAS(B) Cost Accounting Standards (Board)
CCDD Core Center for Diarrhea Diseases
CCSP Center for Communications & Signal Processing
CDC Center for Disease Control
CES Cooperative Extension Service
CFDA The Catalog of Federal Assistance – government-wide list of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provides assistance and benefits to the American public
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHASS College of Humanities & Social Sciences
CIFO Cooperative Institute for Fisheries Oceanography
CIL Centers, Institutes and Laboratories
CIPM Center for Integrated Pest Management
CIS Centers and Institutes
CO Contracting Officer
COE College of Engineering
Co – I Co – Investigator
COR Contracting Officer’s Representative
COS Community of Science/Scholars
CRA Certified Research Administrator
CRO College Research Office
CTE Center for Transportation & The Environment
CTES Center for Transportation Engineering Studies
CV Curriculum Vitae
CVM College of Veterinary Medicine
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DEHNR/DENR Department of Health, Environment and Natural Resources
DFAR Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
DHHS US Department of Health & Human Services and/or NC Department of Health & Human Services
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOEd US Department of Education
DOT US Department of Transportation
DS-2 Disclosure Statement
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPRC Electric Power Research Center
ERA Electronic Research Administration
F&A Facilities and Administrative Costs
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations
FAS Financial Accounting System
FDP – III Federal Demonstration Partnership
FDP – IV Federal Demonstration Partnership
FMMC Furniture Manufacturing & Management Center
FRPD Faculty Research & Professional Development
FSR Financial Status Report
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GA General Administration of UNC system
G&A General and Administrative Costs
GAMS Grants Application Management System
GL General Ledger
GP General Provisions
HUD Housing and Urban Development
IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IDC Indirect Costs (see F&A)
IMSEI Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute
IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act
IPF Internal Processing Form
IPMC Integrated Pest Management Center
IRB Institutional Review Board
ITRE Institute for Transportation Education & Research
JV Journal Voucher
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LOC Letter of Credit
LOI Letter of Intent
MEAS Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
MMRC Mars Mission Research Center
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MRL Minerals Research Laboratory
MTDC Modified Total Direct Cost
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCDA NC Department of Agriculture
NCDHHS NC Department of Health & Human Services
NCDOT NC Department of Transportation
NCDPI NC Department of Public Instruction
NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
NIH National Institute of Health
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPPSEP Nuclear Power Plant Structures, Equipment & Piping
NRCS Natural Resource Conservation Service
NSA National Security Agency
NSF National Science Foundation
NTC National Textile Center
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ODOT Ohio Department of Transportation
OMB Office of Management and Budget
ONR Office of Naval Research
OSP Office of Sponsored Programs (see SPS)
OTT Office of Technology Transfer
OTTIR Office of Technology Transfer & Industrial Relations
OUC Organizational Unit Code
PAMS College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
PAR Prior Approval Request System
PEC Precision Engineering Center
PHS/NIH Public Health Service / National Institute of Health
PI Principal Investigator
PINS Project Information and Navigation System
PMR Project Modification Request System
Pos Contracts and Purchase Orders
PS PeopleSoft Application
PSHR PeopleSoft Human Resources Application
PSRC Power Semiconductor Research Center
PYI/NYI Presidential Young Investigator/National Young Investigator
Q&A Questions and Answers
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RADAR Research Administration Data and Reporting
RAMP Research Administrators Management Program
RAPC Research Administration Professional Certification
RAS Research Administration System
REALLS Payroll Reallocations
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quotation
ROC Research Operations Council
RSC Research Support Council
SA Service Agreement
SDFRC Southeast Dairy Foods Research Center
SL Sub-Ledger
SORPEE Southern Oxidants Research Program on Emissions & Effects
SP Special Provisions
SPARCS Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services
SPS Office of Sponsored Programs Services (old name see OSP)
SUCCEED Southeastern Universities & College Coalition for Engineering Education
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T&Cs Terms and Conditions
TC2 Center for Textile/Clothing Technology Center
TDC Total Direct Cost
TEARS The Employee Activity and Reporting System
TFFA Total Federal Funds Awarded
UAP University Administrative Procedures
URC University Research Council
USAID US Agency for International Development
USDA US Department of Agriculture
USDC US Department of Commerce
USDI US Department of the Interior
USDOT US Department of Transportation
VC Vice Chancellor (Terri Lomax)
VETMED College of Veterinary Medicine
WRRI Water Resources Research Institute
WRS WolfPack Reporting System
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University of North Carolina System
ASU Appalachian State University
ECSU Elizabeth City State University
ECU East Carolina University
FSU Fayetteville State University
GA UNC General Administration
NCA&T North Carolina A&T State University
NCCU North Carolina Central University
NCSSM North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
NCSU North Carolina State University
UNC-A UNC Asheville
UNC-C UNC-Charlotte
UNC-CH UNC-Chapel Hill
UNC-G UNC-Greensboro
UNC-P UNC-Pembroke
UNCSA University of North Carolina School of the Arts
UNC-W UNC-Wilmington
WCU Western Carolina University
WSSU Winston Salem State University