Taubman College

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Acronym

Meaning

A&AB Art & Architecture Building
A2, Ace Deuce Ann Arbor
AAEL Art, Architecture and Engineering Library
AATA Ann Arbor Transportation Authority
Arb, the Nicholas Arboretum; A large wooded area east of campus
Big House, the One of many terms for the Michigan Football Stadium
CAPS Counseling and Psychological Services
CC Little Central Campus Transit Center
CCRB Central Campus Recreation Building
CIC Campus Information Center
Cube, the The large, black metal sculpture in Regents Plaza near the Fleming Administration Building
Diag, the The large area with grass, sidewalks, and benches, directly in front of the Grad library. A bronze block Michigan "M" is in the center.
DPS Department of Public Safety and Security
DRDA Division of Research Development and Administration
Dude, the, or DC Duderstadt Center
ELI English Language Institute
FabLab Digital Fabrication Lab
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Fin Aid Finincial Aid
Fishbowl, the Glassed-in area between Angell, Haven, and Mason Halls
Grad, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
GSI Graduate Student Instructor
GSRA Graduate Student Research Assistant
Hill, the Area of residence halls on and near Observatory St., east of the walking bridge
IC International Center
IFS Space Online file storage space
II International Institute
IM Building Intermural Sports Building
ITCS Information Technology Central Services
League, the The Michigan League on N. University Ave.
LGBTA Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs, aka Spectrum Center
LSA College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
M. Arch. Master of Architecture
M.S. Master of Science
MCard University of Michigan student ID
MiSo* Michigan Solar House
MSA Michigan Student Assembly
M.U.D. Master of Urban Design
M.U.P. Master of Urban Planning
MUTO Michigan Union Ticket Office
NCRB North Campus Recreation Building
OFA Office of Financial Aid
Rackham The School of Graduate Studies
RO Registrar's Office
SAB Student Activities Building
SAND Spatial and Numeric Data Services Lab
SAPAC Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center
SFO Student Financial Operations
SNRE School of Natural Resources
Taubman College / TC Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
TCAUP Former acronym for Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (use discouraged)
U-Club The University Club in the Michigan Union
UGLi, or Ugly Shapiro Undergraduate Library
UH University Hospital
UHS University Health Services, on Fletcher
Union, the The Michigan Union on State St.
Uniqname Your computing ID
WCBN Campus Broadcasting Network (Call Letters for Student Radio Station)
Ypsi Short for Ypsilanti, MI; a neighboring city, home of Eastern Michigan University

UM Campus Information Center and acronym decoder: www.umich.edu/~info