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Glossary of Terms

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Term Definition
@One Online Network of Educators provides professional development
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Adjunct A part-time faculty member
AMT Automotive Technology Building
Articulation agreement between the faculty of the College and a university OR between faculty of a high school and the College to accept units for the same course offering at each institution
B
BS Business Social Science Building
C
CC College Center Building
CAC Community Athletic Center
CAC Career and Academic Communities
CalWorks California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids
CARE Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education
CC&E Cultural Competence and Equity Committee
CDC Child Development Center
CPC College Planning Committee
C&T Careers and Technology
CCC California Community Colleges
CCCAA California Community College Athletic Association
CCCCO California Community College Chancellor's Office
COB Capitol Outlay Budget
COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
CRC Cosumnes River College
D
DE Distance Education
Dean of the Dark Administrator on duty during evening hours (after 5:00 pm)
Diop Scholars A program designed to addresses students’ needs through academic support services and curriculum focused on African American cultural experiences.
DSPS Disability Support Programs and Services
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EOP&S Extended Opportunities Programs and Services
ESA Employment Service Agreement
ESL English as a Second Language
F
FLEX Flexible
FM Facilities Management
FORD ASSET Automotive Student Service Education Training program offered in conjunction with Ford Motor/Mazda Company
FTE Full Time Equivalency
FWS Federal Work Study
G
GP Guided Pathways
GPA Grade Point Average
H
Hawks Nest The CRC Bookstore
I
IA Instructional Assistant
IGETC Inter-segmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
IT Information Technology
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LRC Learning Resource Center
LRCCD Los Rios Community College District
LRCEA Los Rios Classified Employees Association
LRCFT Los Rios Classified Federation of Teachers
LRMA Los Rios Classified Management Association
LRSA Los Rios Classified Supervisors Association
Matriculation A process required of new students designed to promote student success, which includes orientation, assessment, placement, counseling/advisement, and various follow-up services
MESA Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (closed 2021)
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NTB Northeast Technical Building
New Horizons Support program for students that need services, but don't qualify for EOPS or Cal WORKs.
O
OEI/CVC Online Education Initiative
OPS Operations and Public Safety Building
OTO One Time Only (purchasing)
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PE Physical Education Building
Puente A program to increase the number of educationally under served students who go on to four-year colleges/universities, returning to the community to serve as leaders and mentors to other educationally under served students
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S
SCI Science Building
SOC South East Office Complex
SLO Student Learning Outcomes
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
T
TA Travel Authorization
TCS Tentative Contract for Service
U
UTP Universal Transit Pass
V
VA Veterans Affairs
VPA Vice President of Administrative Services and Student Support
VPI Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning
VPSS Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management
VT Veterinary Technology Building
VTEA Vocational and Technical Education Act
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WIN Winn Center Building
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