College Acronyms

Training Period (Years) Definition
A Apprenticeship
AAS Associate of Applied Science
ABC Associated Builders and Contractors
ACCL Accelerated
ADN Associate Degree Nursing
AE Adult Education
AMTC Applied Manufacturing and Technology Center (at the West Bend Campus)
AP Advanced Placement
BD Beaver Dam Campus
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BID Background Information Disclosure
C Certificate
CE Continuing Education
CEU Continuing Education Units
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CLEP College Level Examination Program
CNC Computer Numerical Control
CPL Credit for Prior Learning
DSG District Student Government
DVR Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
ECE Early Childhood Education
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EFC Expected Family Contribution
ELL English Learners Language
ELL (mod.) English Language Learning
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EPD Electrical Power Distribution
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FDL Fond du Lac Campus
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FT Full time
FTE Full-time Equivalent
FWS Federal Work Study
GED General Education Diploma
Certificate of General Educational Development
GPA Grade Point Average
HEAB Wisconsin Higher Education Aids Board
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT Health Information Technology
HLC Higher Learning Commission
HR Human Resources
HSAP High School Alternative Program
HSED High School Equivalency Diploma
HVAC Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
IMD Interactive Media Design
IPEDS Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
IT Information Technology
ITS Individualized Technical Studies
LPN Licensed Practical Nursing
MA Medical Assistant
MLT Medical Laboratory Technician
MGIB Montgomery GI Bill
MGIB-SR Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserves
MPTC Moraine Park Technical College
NA Nursing Assistant
NC Non-credit
NLN National League of Nursing
NSWD New Student Welcome Days
NTO Nontraditional Occupation
PII Personally Identifiable Information
PLUS Parent Loan for Undergraduate Student
PT Part time
PTK Phi Theta Kappa
REAP Reserve Educational Assistance Program
SAIF Student Accident Insurance Fee
SAP Satisfactory Academic Progress
SAR Student Aid Report
SEOG Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
SSC Student Success Center
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
TD Technical Diploma
TABE Tests of Adult Basic Education
TIP Talent Incentive Program grant
TIS Transfer Information System
UG Undergraduate
VA Veterans Affairs
VC Video Conference
VEAP Veterans Educational Assistance Program
VRAP Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
WB West Bend Campus
WHEG Wisconsin Higher Education Grant
WSG Wisconsin Student Government
WTCS Wisconsin Technical College System
AIR Automation, Innovation, and Robotics Center (Fond du Lac Campus)