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Decoding Hampshire

Have a CSI course in the FPH WLH? Here's a guide to what it all means.

ASH: Adele Simmons Hall
BOT: Board of Trustees
CASA: Center for Academic Support and Advising
CLA: Campus Leadership and Activities
CLPP: Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program
COCA: Committee on Community Activities (subcommittee of Community Council)
COCD: Committee on Community Development (subcommittee of Community Council)
CORC: Career Options Resource Center
CPSC: Community Partnerships for Social Change
CRB: Community Review Board
CS: School of Cognitive Science
CSI: School of Critical Social Inquiry
DART: Design, Art, and Technology
ECF: Executive Committee of the Faculty
EDH: Emily Dickinson Hall
ELH: East Lecture Hall (room in Franklin Patterson Hall)
EPC: Educational Policy Committee
FiCom: Financial Committee (subcommittee of Community Council)
FPH: Franklin Patterson Hall
G/E: Greenwich and Enfield Houses (one shared office)
GEO: Global Education Office
HAC: Housing Advisory Committee
HACU: School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
HCFC: Hampshire College Farm Center
HOO: Housing Operations Office
IA: Institutional Advancement
IA: School of Interdisciplinary Arts
ISIS: Institute for Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
IT: Information Technology
MISS: Multicultural and International Student Services
NS: School of Natural Science
NSP: New Student Programs
OPRA: Outdoors Program and Recreational Athletics
PARC: Peer Academic Resource Center
RCC: Robert Crown Center
SafeCom: Safety Committee (subcommittee of Community Council)
SOURCE: Students of Under-Represented Cultures and Ethnicities
QCA: Queer Community Alliance
WLH: West Lecture Hall (room in Franklin Patterson Hall)


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