Acronym Glossary

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Acronym Meaning

AP

Accounts Payable

AR

Accounts Receivable

BBA

Budget Balance Available

BCS

Bicentennial Scholars Fund

CC

Credit Card

ESHARP

Electronic Self-Help Access Request Process

ETF

Equipment Trust Fund

EVA

Electronic procurement system (for Commonwealth of Virginia)

FA

Fixed Assets / Financial Aid / Fiscal Administrators

F&A

Facilities & Administration

FOC

Finance Outreach and Compliance

FP&A

Financial Planning & Analysis

FR&O

Financial Reporting & Operations

FY

Fiscal Year

FYTD

Fiscal Year to Date

G&C

Grants & Contracts

GA

Grants Accounting (aka GM-Grants Management)

GL

General Ledger

GM

Grants Management (aka GA – Grants Accounting)

GMSA

Group Managed Service Accounts (ISP charges)

GPS

Gift Processing Services

GRA/GTA

Graduate Research Assistant/Graduate Teaching Assistant

IAM

Identity & Access Management

ICQ

Internal Controls Questionnaire

IIP

Internal Investment Program

IS

Integrated System

ISP

Internal Service Provider

ITS

Information Technology Services

ITS-EA

Information Technology Services/Enterprise Applications

JE

Journal Entry

LD

Labor Distribution

LSP

Local Support Partner (IT)

LTP

Long-Term Pool (Investments)

MBU

Major Business Unit

ODS

Operational Data Store

OSP

Office of Sponsored Programs

OTP

One-Time Payments

OTPS

Other Than Personnel Services

PAP

Period Activity Pays

PJTD

Project to Date

PO

Purchase Order

PI

Principal Investigator

PSDS

Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services

PTAEO

Project, Task, Award, Expenditure Type, Organization

RA

Research Administration

RM3

Records Management Form 3

SCHEV

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

SIF

Strategic Investment Fund

SIS

Student Information System

SFS

Student Financial Services

T&E

Travel and Expense (Card)

UBI

University Business Intelligence

UFM

University Financial Model

UPG

University Physicians Group

UREG

University Registrar

UVA

The University of Virginia

UVIMCO

University of Virginia Investment Management Company