Common UNH Acronyms and Terms

The following list includes the most common acronyms and terms used at UNH for offices, departments, positions, and miscellaneous items. Please visit the UNH Directories page for other listings available on our campus.

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EOS Institute for the study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
EXEMPT Includes most PATs, Faculty, Academic Administrators, Extension Educators, and Principal Administrators. Exempt faculty and staff are normally paid on a daily or annual basis.
IA International Affairs (dual major)
IDC Instructional Development Center
IDL Iddles Auditorium/Parsons Hall
IHPP Institute for Health Policy & Practice
INCO Intercollege Courses
INS Immigration and Naturalization Services
IoD Institute On Disability
IOL InterOperability Laboratory
IPSSR Institute for Policy & Social Science Research (no longer in existence)
IRB Institutional Review Board
IROP International Research Opportunity Program
IT Information Technology
ITAL Italian Studies Program
ITV Interactive Television
NON-EXEMPT Includes all Operating Staff positions, and most non-status positions. Staff in this category are paid based upon an hourly rate in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act non-exempt provisions.