Appendix A – Acronym List

Commonly used abbreviations.

Acronym Full Title
AAALAC American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
BOR State of Florida Board of Regents
CAS Cost Accounting Standards
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
DEP Division of Entrepreneurial Programs
DHHS U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
DSR Division of Sponsored Research
EIES Engineering & Industrial Experiment Station
F&A Facilities & Administration (formerly Indirect Costs)
FAC Florida Administrative Code
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FDP Federal Demonstration Partnership
FIND Florida Information Network Database
FMC Federal Management Circular
IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IDC Indirect Costs
IFAS Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
IRB Institutional Review Board
MTDC Modified Total Direct Costs
NERDC Northeast Regional Data Center
NOA Notification of Acceptance
OCO Operating Capital Outlay
OE Operating Expense
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPS Other Personal Services
OTL Office of Technology Licensing
PHS Public Health Service
PI Principal Investigator
RFA Request for Application
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quotation
OR Office of Research
SWF Salaries, Wages and Fringe
SUS State University System
TDC Total Direct Costs
UF University of Florida
UFF University of Florida Foundation, Inc.
UFRF University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.