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Loyola Vocabulary 

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 hr-wtc@luc.edu

 

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1 EP – 1 E. Pearson Building AKA Maguire Hall; Water Tower Campus

25 EP – 25 E. Pearson Building; Water Tower Campus

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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

 

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C

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

CLC - Corboy Law Center

CS – Cudahy Science Hall; Lake Shore Campus

CURL - Center for Urban Research and Learning

 

D

DCRP – Defined Contribution Retirement Plan; replaced LUERP for the non-faculty employees

DSC - Damen Student Center

E

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.

EMERGE - Personal and professional development opportunities free of charge to all Loyola faculty and staff.  Visit www.luc.edu/emerge for a list of classes at each campus.

EVOKE – Encouraging Vocation through Knowledge and Experience; a division of Mission and Ministry

F

FH – Flanner Hall; Lake Shore Campus

G

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

 

H

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

HSC - Health Sciences Campus

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.

 

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IES - Institute of Environmental Sustainability

IPS – Institute of Pastoral Studies

IRB – Institutional Review Board

ITS – Information Technology Services

 

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K

Kronos – on-line time card system that can be accessed from any Loyola computer.

 

L

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

LT - Lewis Towers

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

 

 

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N

N: Drive – Shared storage drive that can be accessed by an entire department

 

O

OURS – Office of University Research Services

 

P

PAM – Personal Account Manager; used to change and reset GroupWise passwords

 

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R

RR – Registration and Records

 

S

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

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U

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

 

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W

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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