College Speak

College SpeakYes, there are many shortcuts to how we say things here at Mesa CC – for example, instead of Mesa Community College, you will hear just plain "Mesa", or "MCC". Or for the district you might hear "Maricopa” or "MCCCD".

Learning the shortcuts can be like learning a new language. Here are a few other frequently used acronyms. If they are not familiar to you, click the acronym to reveal the meaning.

ACA
Affordable Care Act
ASMCC
Associated Students of MCC
CCL
Certificate of Completion
CEC
Chancellor Executive Council
CFS
College Financial System
CIO
Chief Information Officer
CLT
College Leadership Team
CMT
Crisis Management Team
COLA
Cost of Living Allowance
CPD
Continuing Professesional Development
CTE
Career and Technical Education
CTL
Center for Teaching and Learning
CTS
College Technology Services
DO
District Office
DTC
Downtown Center
DRS
Disability Resources & Services
EARS
Early Alert Referral System
EOLT
Employee and Organizational Learning & Training
FTSE
Full Time Student Equivalent
FPG
Faculty Professional Growth
FWS
Federal Work Study
GE
Gainful Employment
HEA
Higher Education Act
HLC
Higher Learning Commission
HRMS
Human Resources Management System
IA
Institutional Advancement
ii
Informed Improvement
MAT
Management, Administration, and Technology
M&O
Maintenance & Operations
MEID
Maricopa Enterprise Identification
OSO
One Semester Only
OYO
One Year Only
PSA
Professional Staff Association
RFP
Residential Faculty Policies
RM
Red Mountain
RPS
Request for Personnel Services
SD
Southern & Dobson
SIS
Student Information System
WWDPD
What would Dr. Pan do?

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