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Purdue University Acronyms

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  • FAR - Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • FASB - Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • FCTR - Federal Cash Transaction Report
  • FDA - Food & Drug Administration
  • FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • FIAA - Financial Information Account Attribute System
  • FIBS - Financial Information Budget Summary
  • FICA - Financial Information Chart of Accounts
  • FICE - Federal Interagency Commission on Education
  • FIJV - Financial Journal Voucher System (Accessed via BADR to correct DREF's online)
  • FLSA - Fair Labor Standards Act
  • FMC - Federal Management Circular
  • FMIS - Financial Management Information System
  • FOS - Field of Study
  • FPR - Federal Procurement Regulations
  • FSA - Flexible Spending Accounts
  • FSSR - Financial Summary Status Report
  • FTE - Full Time Equivalent
  • FWSS - Fort Wayne Student/Staff Vendors
  • FWTV - Fort Wayne Trade Vendors
  • FY - Fiscal Year

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  • GDG - Generation Data Group
  • GL - General Ledger
  • GR/IR - Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt
  • GSL - Guaranteed Student Loan

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  • JTRP - Joint Transportation Research Project
  • JV - Journal Vouchers

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  • LA - Liberal Arts
  • LAN - Local Area Network
  • LEC - Libraries Electronic Classroom
  • LIBR - West Lafayette Library Vendors
  • LOC - Letter of Credit
  • LORRE - Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering
  • LPC - Leaves Processing Center
  • LTD - Long Term Disability

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  • M/M - Major/Minor
  • MAI - Multiple Application Interface
  • MARC - Minority Access to Research Careers
  • MASFAA - Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • MBE - Minority Business Enterprise
  • MDC - Manager of Distributed Computing, a.k.a. Zone Manager
  • ME - Mechanical Engineering
  • MEP - Minority Engineering Programs
  • MER - Monthly Expenditure Report
  • MIDC - Multimedia Instructional Development Center
  • MITE - Minority Introduction to Engineering
  • MRL - Materials Research Laboratory
  • MSA - Management Science America
  • MSAS - Management Science America System (Financial System - BC,GL,AP)
  • MSE - School of Materials Engineering
  • MTDC - Modified Total Direct Cost
  • MTL - Monthly Transaction Listing (an accounting report)
  • MUCIA - Midwest University Consortium for International Activities Inc.
  • MVS - Multiple Visual Storage

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  • QA - Quality Assurance
  • QER - Quarterly Expenditure Report
  • QRC - Quick Reference Card
  • QTL - Questionable Transaction Listing

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  • YNQ - Yes/No Question

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