AC                        Area Coordinator (oversees Resident Directors)

ADK                      Adirondacks / Adirondack Park

AE                        Aeronautical Engineering

AEDC                   Adirondack Economic Development Council

AISES                  American Indian Science & Engineering Society 

AMS                     Applied Mathematics & Statistics

ANCA                   Adirondack North Country Association

ARAServices        campus dining service (former name)

ARAMARK            campus dining service

AROTC                 Army ROTC

ASPIRE                Academic Success Program to Improve Retention and Education

BIRE                     Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries

BMS                      Biomolecular Science

BOT                      Board of Trustees

BPS                      Bachelor of Professional Studies

BS                        Bachelor of Science

BUS                     Undergraduate Business

BY                        Biology

CAMP                  Center for Advanced Materials Processing (Both a building and a Research Center)

CARES                Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science

CBG                     Clarkson BioMass Group

CE                        Civil Engineering

CEC                     Center for Excellence in Communication

CEE                     Civil and Environmental Engineering

CEO                     Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization

ChE                      Chemical Engineering

ChBE                    Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

CICU                    Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities

CITER                  Center for Identification Technology Research 

Cm                       Chemistry

CMT                     Center for Membrane Technologies

cn                         carbon neutral

COMM                 Communication

C&M                    Communication & Media

CpE                     Computer Engineering

CRC                    Capital Region Campus

CREST                Center for Rehabilitation Engineering, Science and Technology

CS                       Computer Science

CSES                  Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

CSOE                  Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

CSTEP                Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program

CSTI                    Center for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure

CU                       Clarkson University

CUB                     Clarkson Union Board

CUConnect          Freshmen/staff mentoring program

CUOC                  Clarkson University Outing Club

CUOnline             network of Clarkson alumni

CUPO                  Community of Underrepresented Professional Opportunities

CURE                  Clarkson University Remediation Engineers

CUSA                  Clarkson University Student Association (student senate)

CUSB                  Clarkson University School of Business

DA&S                  Digital Arts & Sciences 

DO                      Disbursement Order

DOR                    Division of Research

DPT                     Doctor of Physical Therapy

E&M                    Engineering and Management Program (formerly IE&M) - no spaces between letters and ampersand

E2E                     Evolution to Excellence (both long-range plan and capital campaign name)

EAP                     English for Academic Purposes

EE                       Electrical Engineering

EHS                    Environmental Health Science 

EmployOn           Web-based software from Career Center for recruiting world wide

EnvE                   Environmental Engineering

EPG                    Environmental Politics & Governance

ERC                    Educational Resource Center (library and student affairs offices)

ESE                     Environmental Science & Engineering

ESL                     English as a Second Language

ESP                     Environmental Science & Policy

EWB                    Engineers Without Borders

FIA                       Financial Information & Analysis

FIRE                    Fresh Ideas for Real Entrepreneurs (Reh Center Student Projects)

FSC                     Forest Stewardship Council

FYS                     First Year Seminar (mandatory class for freshmen)

GBUS                 Graduate Business

GENG                 Graduate Engineering

GHSC                 Graduate Health Sciences

GINT                   Graduate Interdisciplinary

GISE                   Graduate Sustainable Environment

GKB                    Golden Knight Battalion

GNDEG              Graduate Non-Degree

GRC                   Great Rivers Center

GSCM                Global Supply Chain Management

HA                      House Advisor (The Clarkson School)

Handshake        Online tool for Clarkson job seekers and employers

HEOP                Higher Education Opportunity Program

Hi                       History

HON                  Honors

HR                     Human Resources

Hu                      Humanities

IDI                      Institutional Diversity Initiatives

IE                       Innovation and Entrepreneurship

INT                     Interdisciplinary Major

Integrator           campus newspaper

IRB                     Institutional Review Board (reviews and approves research involving human subjects)

IRC                    Schuler Indoor Recreational Center

ISBP                  Information Systems & Business Processes

ISE                    Institute for a Sustainable Environment

ISSO                 International Students and Scholars Office

KA                     Knowledge Area (Clarkson Password & Username Required)

KnightLine         Student phonathon

LIBAR                Undergraduate A&S Liberal Arts

LS                      Liberal Studies

LSAMP              Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Ma                     Mathematics

MAE                  Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

MAJ                   Major

MBA                   Master of Business Administration

MBA                   Master of Business Administration

McNair                Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program

ME                      Mechanical Engineering

ME                      Master of Engineering

MIN                     Minor

Moodle                online classroom/courseware

MS                      Master of Science

mymail                internet based email

NABLAB             Nanobiotechnology Lab

NCREDC            North Country Regional Economic Development Council

NDEG                 Non-Degree

NSBE                  National Society of Black Engineers

NYS                     New York State

NYSERDA           New York State Energy Redevelopment Authority

NYSTAR              New York State Foundation for Science Technology And Innovation

OAS                     Office of Accommodative Services

OEP                     Office of Educational Partnerships

OIT                       Office of Information Technology | Clarkson University Username and Password Required

OPAR                    Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations

PA                          Physician Assistant Program

PC                          post-consumer

PCARD                  Purchasing Card

PEFC                     Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification

PeopleSoft             administered by SAS, update your information, sign up for classes and tutoring

Ph                          Physics

PhD                       Doctor of Philosophy

ProjectSuccess     Initiative through SSC to get separated? students back on track

PRP                       Preparation

PS                          Political Science

PT                          Physical Therapy Program

PT                          Physical Therapy (pre-physical therapy leading to a doctorate)

Py                          Psychology

RA                         Resident Advisor/Resident Assistant

RD                         Resident Director

ROTC                    Reserve Officer Training Corp

RRP                       Recognition Review Panel (for Greek-letter organizations)

SA&S                     School of Arts & Sciences

SAS                        Student Administrative Services

SCI                         Undergraduate A&S Science

SD                          Social Documentation (Double Major)

SE                          Software Engineering

SFI                         Sustainable Forestry Initiative

SGP                       Sustainable Green Printer

SHPE                     Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

SHRM                     Society for Human Resource Management

SLK                         Saranac Lake - Village where Adirondack Business Center is located

SPECTRUM            Shaping Possibilities and Embracing Change to Reach a United Mission

SPEED                    Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design

SPW                         Society of Professional Women

SS                            Social Sciences

SDO                         Student Disbursement Order

SSC                          Student Success Center-comprised of Accommodative Services, First Year Advising,Tutoring and Student
Support Services

SSS                          Student Support Services

S-STEM                    Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SWE                         Society of Women Engineers

TA                             Travel Authorization

TAC                           Technology Advancement Center - connector between Science Center and ERC

TAP                           Tuition Assistance Program

TCS                           The Clarkson School

TypeFocus                 MBTI based personality assessment program to guide career decision making

UOSA                         University Outreach and Student Affairs office

WiSE                          Women in Science and Engineering (living/learning community)

YEP                            Young Entrepreneurs Program

Abbreviations for academic plans as shown in PeopleSoft

Academic Plan Code Description

Plan Type

ACCTG-BS Accounting BS Major
ACCTG-BSS Accounting BS Major
ACCTG-MBA Accounting Track MBA Major
AEROE-BS Aeronautical Engineering BS Major
AMERST-BS American Studies Major
AMST-M American Studies Minor Minor
ANTH-M Anthropology Minor Minor
ARETE ARETE Interdisciplinary
BIO-BSS Biology BS Major
BIOENG-M Biomedical Engineering Minor Minor
BIOLOGY-BS Biology BS Major
BIO-M Biology Minor Minor
BIOMED Biomedical & Rehabilitation Eng Concentration
BIOMO-BS Biomolecular Science BS Major
BIOMO-BSS Biomolecular Science-BS Interdisciplinary
BIOPHY-M Biophysics Minor Minor
BIOSCI-M Biomed Sci and Tech Minor Minor
BPS Bachelor of Prof Studies Major
BSCI-MS Basic Science MS Major
BTM-BS Business & Technology Mgmt BS Major
BUSADM-BS Business Administration BS Major
BUSADM-BSS Business Administration-BS Major
BUS-M Business Minor Minor
BUSST Business Studies Major
CE-BS Civil Engineering BS Major
CE-BSS Civil Engineering BS Major
CEE-PHD Civil & Environmental Eng PhD Major
CE-ME Civil Engineering ME Major
CE-MS Civil Engineering MS Major
CHEM-BS Chemistry BS Major
CHEM-BSS Chemistry BS Major
CHEME-BS Chemical Engineering BS Major
CHEME-BSS Chemical Engineering BS Major
CHEME-ME Chemical Engineering ME Major
CHEME-MS Chemical Engineering MS Major
CHEME-PHD Chemical Engineering PhD Major
CHEM-M Chemistry Minor Minor
CHEM-MS Chemistry MS Major
CHEM-PHD Chemistry PhD Major
CLKSN_SCH The Clarkson School Major
COGN-M Cognitive Neuroscience Minor Minor
COMM-BS Communication Major
COMM-M Communication Minor Minor
COMPE-BS Computer Engineering BS Major
COMPSCI Computational Science Minor Minor
CS-BS Computer Science BS Major
CS-BSS Computer Science BS Major
CS-M Computer Science Minor Minor
CS-MS Computer Science MS Interdisciplinary
CS-PHD Computer Science PhD Major
DIGART-BS Digital Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary
DIGCOM-M Digitally Mediated Comm Minor Minor
EBUS-BS E-Business BS Major
ECE-PHD Electrical & Computer Eng PhD Major
ECON-BS Economics BS Major
ECON-BSS Economics BS Major
ECONL-BS Economics (LS) - BS Major
ECON-M Economics Minor Minor
EE-BS Electrical Engineering BS Major
EE-BSS Electrical Engineering BS Major
EE-M Electrical Engineering Minor Minor
EE-ME Electrical Engineering ME Major
EE-MS Electrical Engineering MS Major
EGOM-MS Eng & Global Operation Mgmt Interdisciplinary
EHS-BS Environmental Health Science Interdisciplinary
EM-BS Engineering & Mgmt BS Interdisciplinary
EM-BSS Engineering & Mgmt BS Interdisciplinary
EMM-MS Engineering & Mfg Mgmt MS Interdisciplinary
ENGSCI-M Engineering Science Minor Minor
ENGSCI-MS Engineering Science MS Major
ENGSCI-PHD Engineering Science PhD Major
ENGST Engineering Studies Major
ENTRE-BS Innovation & Entrepreneurship Major
ENVENG-BS Environmental Engineering BS Major
ENVENG-MS Environmental Sci and Eng MS Interdisciplinary
ENVENG-PHD Environmental Sci and Eng PhD Interdisciplinary
ENVPOL-M Environmental Policy Minor Minor
ENVSCI-M Environmental Science Minor Minor
EOH-M Env & Occup Health Minor Minor
ES&P-BS Environmental Sci & Policy BS Interdisciplinary
EXCH Exchange Program Major
EXCH_GD Exchange Program - Graduate Major
EXCH-AE Aeronautical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-BUS Business (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-BUSST Business Studies (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-CE Civil Engineering (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-CEE Civil Engineering (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-CHEME Chemical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-CHME Chemical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-COMM Communication (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-ECE Electrical Engineering Course of Study
EXCH-EE Electrical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-HUM Humanities (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-IEM Int Eng & Mgmt (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-IT Information Tech (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-MAE Mechanical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-MATH Math (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-MBA Business Adm (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-ME Mechanical Eng (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-PSYC Psychology (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-PTDPT Physical Therapy DPT(Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-SCI Science (Exchange) Course of Study
EXCH-UNIV University Studies (Exchange) Course of Study
FIA-BS Financial Info Analysis BS Major
FIN-BS Finance BS Major
FIN-BSS Finance BS Major
GNDEG Graduate Non-Degree Major
HIGH-SCH High School Enrichment Program Course of Study
HIST-BS History BS Major
HONORS Honors Program Honors
HUM-BS Humanities BS Major
HUM-BSS Humanities BS Major
IB&B Interdisciplinary Bioscience & Biotechnology - PhD
IEM-BS Int Engineering & Mgmt BS Interdisciplinary
IEM-BSS Int Engineering & Mgmt BS Interdisciplinary
IH-BS Ind. Hygiene & Env Tox BS Interdisciplinary
IH-BSS Ind. Hygiene & Env Tox BS Interdisciplinary
IND-M Individually Designed Minor
INTCC-M Int & Cross-Cultural Minor Minor
ISBP-BS Info Sys & Bus Processes BS Major
IT-M Information Technology Minor
IT-MS Information Technology MS Interdisciplinary
LAW-M Law Studies Minor Minor
LIBST-BS Interdisc Liberal Studies Major
MATH-BS Mathematics BS Major
MATH-BSS Math BS Major
MATH-M Mathematics Minor Minor
MATH-MS Mathematics MS Major
MATH-PHD Mathematics PhD Major
MATSTAT-BS Applied Math and Statistics BS Major
MECHE-BS Mechanical Engineering BS Major
MECHE-BSS Mechanical Engineering BS Major
ME-ME Mechanical Engineering ME Major
ME-MS Mechanical Engineering MS Major
ME-PHD Mechanical Engineering PhD Major
MGMT-MBA Graduate MBA Major
MGMTSYS-MS Management Systems MS Major
MIS-BS Management Information Syst BS Major
MIS-BSS Management Information Syst BS Major
MKTG-BS Marketing BS Major
MKTG-BSS Marketing BS Major
MSE-PHD Materials Sci and Eng PhD Interdisciplinary
NON-DEG Non-Degree Major
PHY-BS Physics BS Major
PHY-BSS Physics BS Major
PHY-M Physics Minor Minor
PHY-MS Physics MS Major
PHY-PHD Physics PhD Major
PMGT-MS Professional Management MS Major
POLSCI-BS Political Science BS Major
POLSCI-BSS Political Science BS Major
PRE-PT Pre-Physical Therapy PRP
PROFCOM-M Prof Communication Minor Minor
PROJ-M Project Management Minor
PSYC-BS Psychology BS Major
PSYC-BSS Psychology BS Major
PSYC-M Psychology Minor Minor
PSYL-BS Psychology (Liberal Arts) BS Major
PT-DPT Physical Therapy DPT Major
PT-MPT Physical Therapy MPT Major
SCIST Science Studies Major
SESE-M Sustain Energy Sys Eng Minor Minor
SFTWE-BS Software Engineering BS Interdisciplinary
SFTWE-M Software Engineering Minor Minor
SIPP-M Science, Tech & Society Minor Minor
SOC DOC Social Documentation Interdisciplinary
SOC-BS Sociology BS Major
SOCSCI-BS Int Social Sciences BS Major
SOCSCI-BSS Social Sciences BS Major
STAT-M Statistics Minor Minor
SUPPLY-BS Global Supply Chain Management Major
UNIVST University Studies Major