This is a great resource to help new employee’s become acclimated with commonly used acronyms at Loyola University Chicago. Please email your suggestions/comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
1 EP – 1 E. Pearson Building AKA Maguire Hall; Water Tower Campus
25 EP – 25 E. Pearson Building; Water Tower Campus
AAUPC – Academic Affairs University Policy Committee. The Academic Affairs UPC works with the Provost and Deans to improve teaching, learning, and research, and the overall quality of academic programs. In that capacity, this UPC serves as the locus of dialogue in the formulation of University wide policies, procedures and guidelines that relate to academic affairs.
AC – Assisi Center
CAS – College of Arts and Sciences
CC – Crown Center; Lake Shore Campus
CFSU – Centennial Forum Student Union; 1st floor of Mertz Hall, Lake Shore Campus
CL – Cudahy Library; Lake Shore Campus
CS – Cudahy Science Hall; Lake Shore Campus
DCRP – Defined Contribution Retirement Plan; replaced LUERP for the non-faculty employees
EAP- Employee Assistance Program is a confidential, voluntary service designed to assist faculty, staff and their families with personal or work-related issues that come up.
EVOKE – Encouraging Vocation through Knowledge and Experience; a division of Mission and Ministry
FH – Flanner Hall; Lake Shore Campus
GC – Granada Center; Lake Shore Campus
GPEM – Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
GroupWise – GroupWise is Loyola’s email provider, which allows you to send e-mail, schedule appointments, search colleague’s calendars to make appointments with them and organize your contacts in an address book
Help Desk-For technical assistance, expired passwords, computer or printer problems, etc. call the Help Desk by dialing x44444 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday –Friday
HR – Human Resources
HRIS – Human Resources Information Systems
Hub-The Hub is designed to be the one stop shop for students to get help with any student services questions. The hub is located at the Sullivan Center, 6339 N. Sheridan at the Lake Shore Campus.
IPS – Institute of Pastoral Studies
IRB – Institutional Review Board
ITS – Information Technology Services
Kronos – on-line time card system that can be accessed from any Loyola computer.
Lawson Employee Self Service – allows employees to view their health benefits, current pay stubs, time accruals and payment modeling.
LOCUS – Loyola’s On-line Connection to University Services; used to enroll in classes, view financial aid, and check bursar accounts
LSC-Lake Shore Campus
LUERP – Loyola University Employees’ Retirement plan; froze 3/31/2004
LUHS – Loyola University Health System; network of Loyola’s hospital and doctors
LUMA-Loyola University Museum of Art
N: Drive – Shared storage drive that can be accessed by an entire department
OURS – Office of University Research Services
PAM – Personal Account Manager; used to change and reset GroupWise passwords
RR – Registration and Records
SBA – School of Business Administration
SCPS – School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Serena - Serena Collage Content Management System is the software used to maintain the consistency of content for the Loyola website.
Sky – Skyscraper Building AKA Mundelein; Lake Shore Campus
SOE – School of Education
SON – School of Nursing
SOL- School of Law
SPA-Sponsored Program Accounting
SSOM – Stritch School of Medicine
SSW – School of Social Work
U: Drive – personal storage drive that can only be accessed by the creator
UMC – University Marketing and Communication
UPC - University Policy Committee. Loyola has seven (UPCs) that are responsible to recommend and monitor the effectiveness of major policies and strategic initiatives. These policy areas include academic affairs, faculty affairs, student affairs, staff affairs, strategic planning, budgeting and finance, and research.
UVID – Universal ID; log-on for access to university computers
WebFocus –WebFocus Reporting System uses the Internet to move data between the University mainframe databases and your PC
WTC – Water Tower Campus
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