BSU Acronyms

These acronyms are commonly used at Bemidji State University.

Bargaining Units

Minnesota State bargaining unit acronyms.

AFSCMEAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
IFOInter-Faculty Organization (statewide faculty union)
MAPEMinnesota Association of Professional Employees
MMAMiddle Management Association
MSUAASFMN State University Association of Administrative & Service Faculty

BSU Facilities and Departments

Bemidji State facilities and departments.

AAAcademic Affairs
AIRCAmerican Indian Resource Center
CDEICenter for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
CECCommunity Engagement Council
CELCenter for Extended Learning
CPDCenter for Professional Development
HRHuman Resources
IRBInstitutional Research Board
ITSInformation Technology Services
TLCTeaching & Learning Center
UTAPUndergraduate Teaching Associate Program
WRCWriting Resource Center

Records and Registration

Student information.

AARAcademic Advising & Recruitment
DARSDegree Audit Reporting System (called Interactive Degree Audit in student eservices)
FYEFirst-Year Experience
ISRSIntegrated Statewide Record System
PSEOPost-Secondary Enrollment Option
SAPSatisfactory Academic Progress
NavigateNavigate is a communication tool used by faculty to support student academic success. Navigate enables professors to provide praise or raise concerns regarding their students’ academic performance

Faculty Resources

Resources for faculty.

BSUFAFaculty Association, the local branch of the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO)
ELMEmployee Learning Management
EMSEvent Management System
FERPAFederal Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FTEFull Time Equivalent
FWMFaculty Workload Management
HLCHigher Learning Commission
HPPAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
IRPAInstitutional Research, Planning and Assessment
MAPMaster Academic Plan
MnTCMinnesota Transfer Curriculum
NDSNon-Degree Seeking Student
NFSPNew Student and Family Programs
PDPProfessional Development Plan
PDRProfessional Development Report
RASPResearch and Sponsored Programs
RFPRequest for Proposal
SACSearch Advisory Committee
SBPStrategic Budget Planning
SRCStudent Relations Coordinator
SSACStudent Scholarship and Achievement Conference
T&PTenure & Promotion
VPNVirtual Private Network

BSU Buildings Acronyms

  • BG — Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex
  • D — Deputy Hall
  • S — Sattgast Hall
  • M — Memorial Hall
  • HS — Hagg-Sauer Hall
  • HMU — Hobson Memorial Union
  • L — A.C. Clark Library
  • BN — Bridgeman
  • DPH — David Park House
  • AH — Alumni House
  • OPC — Outdoor Program Center
  • LH — Laurel House
  • BE — Bensen Hall
  • AIRC — American Indian Resource Center
  • GH — Glas Scholars House
  • BH — Birch Hall
  • DH — Decker Hall
  • GC — Gillett Wellness Center
  • PE — Physical Education Complex
  • FH — John Glas Fieldhouse
  • LH — Linden Hall
  • TK — Tamarack Hall
  • CH — Cedar Hall
  • WH — Walnut Hall
  • PH — Pine Hall
  • OH — Oak Hall
  • CR — Central Receiving