Registration Services

Common Acronyms Used in Registration Services

AASBO – Alabama Association of School Board Officials
The Alabama School Business Officials (AASBO) was founded in 1968 as a nonprofit corporation to serve the multifaceted business of education. AASBO began as a volunteer organization that served as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to school business management in Alabama. Today AASBO has over 900 members and operates under the leadership of an executive director with the guidance of a 9 member Board of Directors. AASBO is one of the state affiliates of the Association of School Business Officials International (AASBO Intl.) which serves members from the United States, Canada and other nations across the world. AASBO is dedicated to being the trusted resource for school business officials in Alabama by providing professional development, benefits and services to the network of members in our organization.

BAW Bama At Work (former PDCS)
This department in the College of Continuing Studies handles: certificate programs, custom training, and professional conferences.

BCCBryant Conference Center

CEU Continuing Education Unit
One CEU is defined as ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education program under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.

DT/DTA – Departmental Transfer Authorization

MyCAA – Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
MyCAA is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate's degree in a portable career field and occupation.

OLLI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
OLLI at UA is a membership program that is member planned and member managed. Member participation and volunteerism are the fuels for the success of OLLI at UA. This academic cooperative provides mature adults with opportunities for intellectual stimulation, cultural development, and social interaction.

P-Card – Purchasing Card

PO – Purchase Order
A purchase order (PO) is a commercial document and first official offer issued by a buyer to a seller, indicating types, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services.

UASafeState – Environmental and Occupational Safety (Former DEIP)
This is a department in the College of Continuing studies that handles: OSHA training, asbestos programs, health and safety training, environmental consultation, and lead based paint abatement.

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