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Know the SU lingo

44: The number made famous by many SU athletes, also used in the 443 prefix for on-campus phones and 13244 zip code

ARD: Assistant residence director

Armory: Armory Square, downtown Syracuse

Crouse College: The big, red Romanesque building on the hill west of Maxwell Hall. It is home to music and art studios.

Crouse-Hinds Hall: North of Crouse College, Crouse-Hinds houses the Office of Admissions, classrooms, the Chancellor’s office and other administrative offices.

Centro: Local bus service provider

Citrus TV: Student-produced programming broadcast on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel 26

College Place: Main SU shuttle pick-up and drop-off point, located next to Sims Hall

Connective Corridor: A community-wide project to link the neighborhoods, cultural venues, and businesses in the City of Syracuse

DCC: Disability Cultural Center, located in the Hoople Building room 105

Destiny: Destiny USA, the big mall in town, formerly called Carousel Center

DO: The Daily Orange, student newspaper

FWS or work-study: Federal Work-Study

ESF: State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. ESF students share our campus facilities and our community.

FASA: Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, located in the lower level of the Schine Student Center

GA: Graduate assistant

Goldstein Auditorium: auditorium located in the Schine Student Center

Goldstein Student Center: building located on South Campus

Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center: building located east of Bird Library

Goons or Goon Squad: Returning students who help new students move into residence halls—an SU tradition

HBC or Huntington Beard Crouse Hall: Another “Crouse” building, HBC is the home of the Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics department. It’s the one with Ben Shahn’s mosaic, “The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti” on the side. HBC is behind the Hall of Languages.

The Hill: SU campus

JAB: Jabberwocky, located in the lowest level of the Schine Student Center

LC: Learning Community

LGBT Resource Center: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center, located on 750 Ostrom Avenue.

Loud House: The Carrier Dome

M Street: Marshall Street; a place to shop and eat near campus

OL: Orientation Leaders, student volunteers dedicated to helping you with your transition.

OMA: Office of Multicultural Affairs, located in the lower level of the Schine Student Center

OSA: Office of Student Activities, located in the lower level of the Schine Student Center

Orange Grove: A permanent tribute to individuals who have made SU the outstanding institution it is today

Orange Television Network (OTN): SU’s cable television station that can be seen on Channel 2 or Channel 99 in the residence halls

Otto: SU’s mascot, “an orange with appeal”

Panasci: Panasci Lounge, located in the upper level of the Schine Student Center

People’s Place: Student-run coffee shop located in Hendricks Chapel

Quad: Grass square in the center of campus

Quad Shuttle: SU’s shuttle to campus parking lots and garages

RA: Resident advisor

RD: Residence director

Remembrance Scholarships: A memorial scholarship program to honor the 35 SU students who were among the victims of the fatal Pan Am 103 terrorist bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988

ROTC: Reserve Officers’ Training Corps

RSO: Recognized Student Organization

Salt City: Syracuse’s nickname

SA: Student Association

SBO: Schine Box Office

SCIS: Lillian and Emanuel Slutzker Center for International Services

Shaw Center: Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service, located on main level of Schine Student Center

Skytop or South: South Campus

SUpercard: Allows students to use their I.D. cards as prepaid credit at dining centers and University snack bars

Syracuse University Scholars: Students who have reached the highest level of academic recognition at SU

TA: Teaching assistant

Underground: Dance/meeting room at the Schine Student Center

UU: The University Union Programming Council is a student-operated organization that seeks to provide programs that entertain, educate, and enhance student life.