UMU Glossary

Common Term or Abbreviation

Explanation

23rd Street Athletic Fields

Athletic fields located across State Street from campus. Take Shunk Street to 23rd Street to locate them.

Academic Commons

The outside plaza enclosed on three sides by the Library, KHIC and TH

ACC

Accounting

AcPol

Academic Policies Committee of the Faculty

ACS

American Chemical Society

Adams Court 

Student townhouses that face Hartshorn Avenue

ADPi

Alpha Delta Pi; a national sorority that is located on Simpson St. in the blue house

AFL

Air Force Leadership (ROTC)

AFR

Africana Studies

AIS

Association of International Students, open to all students who wish to participate

AMA

American Marketing Association

APO

Alpha Phi Omega; a campus fraternity that includes both men and women who are involved in community service.

AQIP

Academic Quality Improvement Program, UMU's accreditation path way

AQIP SC

Academic Quality Improvement Program Steering Committee, an institutional committee charged with continuous improvement activities maintaining accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission

ART

Art

ASN

Asian Studies (will no longer be available, Fall 2016)

ATO

Alpha Tau Omega; A Greek fraternity that is located on Union Avenue

ATP

Athletic Training

AVI

UMU's contractual food service located in the HPCC

AWS

Association of Women Students is a student organization that acts as a coordinating and supportive body for all women’s issues, activities and functions both on campus and in the Alliance community.

AXO

Alpha Chi Omega; a national sorority

AYA

Adolescent to Young Adult Education

AZD

Alpha Xi Delta; a national sorority

B&B Café

Located in the Hoover-Price Campus Center near Campus Grounds

Beeghly

Beeghly Hall is the administration building holding the offices of the president academic affairs, business affairs, advancement, marketing, and the registrar

Beeghly LL Conference Room

Conference room on the lower level of Beeghly

Berea House

A home to Phi Kappa Tau

Bica

Bica Ross; A suite style upperclassman dorm that is located near Hoover-Price Campus Center.  Classes such as foreign language classes can also be held in this dorm.

BIO

Biology

Bracy

Bracy Hall is the natural sciences building housing the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Physics and Astronomy

BrightSpace (D2L)

Classroom management software - d2l.mountunion.edu

BSU

Black Student Union; a campus organization who's goals are to effectively communicate the special programs and needs of black students to the University authorities and student body and provide cultural and social programs for the entire University community

BUS

Business Administration

Business Office

Located on 2nd floor of Beeghly. Cashier's window usually open 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, tuition payments, Purple Plus payments, check cashing

Campus Grounds

Located in HPCC by the B&B; a versatile space used for gatherings, meetings, entertainment and recreation.

Campus Map

Interactive campus map

CAO

Clarke Astronomical Observatory is located on the south end of Bracy Hall on top of the building

Chief Academic Officer

CCDC

Cross-Curricular Development Committee

Center for Student Success

Student academic and career support, located in HPCC

CGE

Center for Global Education directs study abroad programs and supports international student and faculty

CHAP

Chapman Hall; one of three historical buildings and home to the humanities and education.. This is the most recognized building associated with UMU.

CHE

Chemistry

CHN

Chinese

Clutter

Clutter Manor containing student apartments on Union Avenue

COA

Committee on Assessment

COM

Communication

COPE

Cope Hall houses the Department of Music and Theatre

CRJ

Criminal Justice

CRU

Campus Crusades a Christian student organization

CSC

Computer Science

Cunningham (C-Ham)

A residence hall that house both men and women on separate floors located next to the MAAC.

D2L (Desire to Learn)

Classroom management software also referred to as "Brightspace"

Department Discovery

First Year Seminar students visit departments of interest

Deuble

Conference room in Student Affairs Suite of Hoover-Price Campus Center

Dewald

This is the campus chapel located in the center of campus near the HPCC. 

Document Concepts Print Center

Lower level of Beeghly Hall

DST

Delta Sigma Tau; a local campus sorority

DWOC Studio

Digital, Written and Oral Communication Studio

Dynamo

The student newspaper published weekly online and on paper during the academic year.

East Room

A meeting room in the Hoover-Price Campus Center

EBB

Engineering and Business Building attached to Tolerton and Hood. Houses the Departments of Engineering and EABA

ECE

Civil Engineering

ECH

Early Childhood Education

ECN

Economics

EDU

Education

Eels

Visual arts building

EFAB

Executive Faculty Advisory Board

EGE

Engineering 

Elliott

One of three historical buildings; a women’s residence hall located near the  lakes.

EME

Mechanical Engineering

EMS

PW enabled access technology Event Management System for reserving space; access via the portal

ENG

English

ENT

Entrepreneurship

ENV

Environmental Science

ESL

English as a Second Language

Exceptional Beginnings

Student Affairs program that helps freshmen get established at Mount Union

EXS

Exercise Science

Faculty Commons

A resource and meeting area on the second floor of the Library

FCAG

Faculty Community Advisory Group

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act protects the rights of students
educational records

FIN

Finance

FLN

Foreign Language

FRN

French

FYS

First Year Seminar; for freshman to help them get adjusted to college life.

Gallaher

Connected to Bracy Hall; Home to health and medical sciences

GAMMA

Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol student organization

Gartner

Gartner Welcome Center; This is the welcome center where first year students can meet with an entrance counselor or begin a tour of campus.  Student financial services is located on the lower level.

GEN

Gender Studies

GEO

Geology

Giese Center for the Performing Arts

Northwest corner of South Union and Simpson

GRN

German

Grove Court

Student townhouses on Hartshorn Street

GSA

Gay Straight Alliance, open to all student who wish to work towards equality on campus for students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning

Haupt

Haupt House is located on S. Union Avenue and is home to our current president W. Richard Merriman, Jr. and spouse Dr. Margot Kelman

HCM

Health Care Management

HED

Health

Helpdesk

The place to call (330-823-4357) for questions about information technology.

HOLA

A student organization that stands for Hispanic Organization Latino America.

HP

Hoiles Peterson Residence Hall is an upperclassman suit style dorm located behind Bracy and next to Keener house.

HPCC

Hoover Price Campus Center.  The center houses the main dining hall, is also home to WRMU (local radio station), student services, the B and B café, and the student mail boxes.

HRM

Human Resource Management

HST

History

ICAB

Often referred to as i-cab, the Integrative Core Advisory Board, made up of faculty and organized under the Academic Policies Committee

IC

Integrative Core, UMU's distinctive brand of general education

IDIS

Interdisciplinary and Liberal Studies

Info Desk

The information desk located in HPCC.

INT

International Affairs and Diplomacy

iRaider

UMU's portal, accessed using a login and password

ISE

Intervention Specialist-Early Childhood

ISM

Intervention Specialist - Mild/ Moderate

ISP

Intervention Specialist

IT

Information Technology; It is also known as the Help Desk and offices are located in the Library.

Jae

Jae Manor; Student apartments on Union Avenue

JPN

Japanese

Keener

Keener House holds the offices of religion and philosophy are.  It is a tiny brick house located on Hartshorn Street.

Keller

Keller manor; an apartment style housing that is located next to Jae on Union Avenue.

Ketcham

A men's residence hall located right next to Elliott Hall.

KHIC

Kolenbrander Harter Information Center; the library.  It is home to multiple computer labs, study rooms and the Department of Foreign Language and Cultures.

KHIC Start Cafe

Located in KHIC near the KHIC Start Commons

KHIC Start Commons

An area for students to study and work on group projects

King

A traditional style living home to both males and females. 

Kresge Board Room

A conference room adjacent to the President's Office in Beeghly Hall

LDR

Leadership

M Club

A club for alumni who earned a letter in athletics during their years as a student

MAAC

McPherson Academic and Athletic complex on Hartshorn Street

McCready

A residence hall that houses both men and women on separate floors located next Cunningham

MCH

Middle Childhood Education

McMaster

A women's residence hall located across from HPCC.

MGT

Management

Miller

One of three historical buildings; a men's residence hall with the UMU student call center in the basement.

MKT

Marketing

MSL

Military Science Leadership (ROTC)

MTH

Mathematics/Financial Math

MU Stadium

Located across from the MAAC

MUcaw

The faithful raider mascot

MUS

Music

Nature Center

The Huston-Brumbaugh Center for Environmental Science located six miles south of campus on Daniel Street, off of S. Union Ave.

New Townhouses

Also known as Orwick Court located on Union.

Old Townhouses

Also known as Adams and Grove Court and are located beside the MAAC.

Orwick Court

Townhouses built along State Street

Osborne

Conference room in Student Affairs Suite in HPCC

PBH

Public Health

PEP

Physical Education

PHL

Philosophy

PHY

Physics

PKT

Phi Kappa Tau; a national fraternity that is located on Union.

PP

Physical plant building located on Union Avenue north of campus; holds mailroom and is location of UMU fleet.

Purple Plus Card

ID Card used by students and all employees and their families; many campus outlets and local businesses accept the purple plus card as payment when card is activated as a debit card.

Quad

A large grassy area located outside of HPCC.

RAAB

Resource Allocation Advisory Board, a group of elected faculty that provides input to the administration

REC

Recreation

Regula Center

The Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement, offering opportunities for service learning, community service, and opportunities to learn about public service careers. Housed in van den Eynden Hall on Hartshorn Street.

REL

Religious Studies

RPB

Raider Programming Board social, cultural, recreational and educational entertainment in order to promote campus unity, out-of-classroom learning, leadership experience and a safe and fun atmosphere for all students

SAE

Sigma Alpha Epsilon; a national fraternity

Self-Service

PW enabled access technology for students/parents and faculty for registration, tuition billing, grades

Sexual Assault Responders

Volunteers who can be contacted directly to assist in the event of a sexual assault

Shields

A suite style upperclassmen residence hall beside Bica-Ross Hall. It is right across from the tennis courts.

Sigma NU

Sigma Nu; a national fraternity that is located on Union in a barn shaped house.

SOC

Sociology

Sophomore Service Honorary

By invitation only student organization

SPB

Sports Business

SPN

Spanish

STA

Study Abroad

Student Accounts Office

Second floor of Beeghly Hall, staff assists students and parents with payment concerns and questions.

Student Success Center

Support for student learners and career development located in HPCC

THE

Theatre

The Lakes

The lakes are located behind Cope and in front of Elliott. They are conjoined by footbridge and surrounded by a brick walkway.

the portal

also known as iRaider, the UMU community site accessed with a login and password

Up til' Dawn

A service event where anyone from the campus can write letters to help support and raise money for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

van den Eynden

Next door to Beeghly Hall with a U-shaped drive; holds the Ralph and Mary Regula Center

West Room

A meeting room in the Hoover-Price Campus Center

WOC Board

Writing and Oral Communication Board, made up of faculty and organized under the Cross Curricular Development Committee.

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