UR Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Lingo
At the University of Rochester names of departments, offices, programs, and more are commonly referenced by an acronym or abbreviation, rather than their full name. The office of Parent and Family Relations recognizes that this shortened language might pose confusion for parents, families, new students, or other individuals less familiar with the University. This page provides a list of the most commonly used acronyms and abbreviations by the University community with links to respective web pages for more information.
For questions, please contact Parent and Family Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 275-5415.