Appendix B - Acronyms and Abbreviations

4
4GL Fourth Generation Language

A
ACA ACH ACS GSG ADE ADP AIS ASCII ATM Administrative Cost Allowance Automated Clearing House Affiliated Computer Services, Government Solutions Group Automated Date Exchange Automated Data Processing Automated Information System American Standard Code for Information Interchange Asynchronous Transfer Mode

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C
CCF CM CMO COA COTR CPS CSO Central Computer Facility Configuration Management Case Management Oversight Cost of Attendance Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative Central Processing System Computer Security Officer

D
DBMS DDL DISB. DUNS Data Base Management System Data Definition Language Disbursement Data Universal Numbering Scheme

E
EAPS ED EDCAPS ED/CCF Electronic Applications U.S. Department of Education ED Central Applications Processing Systems ED Central Computer Facility

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E (Continued)
EDE EDI EDNET EDP EFC EOY ESOA EYTD Electronic Data Exchange Electronic Data Interchange ED Network Electronic Data Processing Expected Family Contribution End of Year Electronic Statement of Account Electronic Year-to-Date

F
FAA FAFSA FIPS FMSS FRC Financial Aid Administrator Free Application for Federal Student Aid Federal Information Processing Standards Financial Management System Software Federal Records Center

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G
GAO GAPS GEIS GL GSL GUI General Accounting Office Grant Administration and Payment System General Electronic Information System General Ledger Guaranteed Student Loan Graphical User Interface

H
HEA Higher Education Act

I
IFAP IRG ISIR Institution Financial Aid Professionals Information Resources Group Institutional Student Information Record

J
JIT Just-In-Time

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L
LEAP Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program

M
MB MDE MIS MR MRR Modernization Blueprint Multiple Data Entry Management Information System Multiple Reporting Multiple Reporting Record

N
NSLDS National Student Loan Data System

O
OCFO OIG OPE OPEIDS ORACLE ORIG. Office of the Chief Financial Officer Office of Inspector General Office of Postsecondary Education OPE Institutional Data System Oracle® Financials Database Origination

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P
PDF PEPS PGRFMS PM POB POP Portable Document Format Postsecondary Education Participants System Pell Grant Recipient Financial Management System Payment Methodology Pell Operations Branch Potential Overaward Project

Q
QA QC Quality Assurance Quality Control

R
RACF RDE RDBMS RFMS RS Resource Access Control Facility Recipient Data Exchange Relational Data Base Management System Recipient Financial Management System Registry System

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S
SAIG SAR SAR ID SEOG SFAP SOA SPG SQA SQL SSN Student Aid Internet Gateway Student Aid Report Student Aid Report Identification Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Student Financial Assistance Programs Statement of Account Scheduled Pell Grant Software Quality Assurance Structure Query Language Social Security Number

T
TIVWAN TPC Title IV Wide Area Network Total Payment Ceiling

U
UniKix CICS emulator for UNIX systems

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V
VDC VSAM Virtual Data Center Virtual Storage Access Method

W
WAN WWW Wide Area Network World Wide Web

Y
YTD Year-to-Date

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