|Campus Corners||The building located on the southeast corner of Simcoe Street and Colin Road.|
|Campus ID||Your campus identification card that includes your nine-digit student number. Also commonly referred to as your student card.|
|CERT||Campus Emergency Response Team|
|CHC||Campus Health Centre|
|Course/Web Registration||The time period allotted to select courses for the upcoming semesters.|
|CRWC||Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre|
|ASC||Access and Support Centre|
|DC Crew||Durham College’s student leaders volunteer at events during Orientation Week and other times throughout the year. They also conduct campus tours with prospective students and their families.|
|Dean||A college administrator who acts as a representative of your school and oversees its administrative aspects.|
|Durham Lords||The name of both male and female varsity teams, also known as Lords.|
|FLEX||The fitness centre located in the CRWC.|
|First Generation (FG) student||
A first generation student is a student whose parent(s)/guardian(s) has/have not attended a post-secondary institution. If your siblings have attended a post-secondary institution but your parents/guardians have not, you are still considered a first generation student.
|Flex dollars||A portion of your meal plan that can be used to supplement meals at other campus food locations.|
|GPA||Grade point average, which measures your overall academic performance on a scale of 5.0.|
|GPS||Get Prepared for Success – one of Durham College’s orientation events.|
|LGBTQ||Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning.
Durham College strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness that empowers us all to achieve our highest potential without fear of prejudice or bias.
|MyCampus||An Internet portal designed to keep you connected to important information such as campus activities, class schedules, e-mail, grades, job postings, message boards and most importantly, other students and faculty.|
|Off-campus housing||Refers to housing that is not affiliated with the college.|
|On-campus housing||Refers to housing that is affiliated with the college and located on the campus.|
|OSAP||Ontario Student Assistance Program, a government financial aid program that you can apply to through the Financial Aid and Awards department.|
|Polonsky Commons||The field located between Durham College’s Justice wing, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Science building and the Campus Library.|
|RA||Resident advisor, a student leader living in residence to ensure you are safe and to provide guidance.|
|RAL||Resident academic leader, a student leader living in residence who can help you succeed academically.|
|SALS||Student Academic Learning Services|
|School||An academic department made up of programs similar in nature. An example of a school is the School of Media, Art & Design.|
|SHRC||Sexual Health Resource Centre|
An individual who assists students with academic-related issues and questions. Each school has one or more student advisor(s).
|Student Centre||Home to the Student Association, E.P. Taylor’s Restaurant and Pub, Tuck Shop and the Artist Den.|
|South Village Courtyard||The area on the north side of the South Village Residence.|
|SSB||Student Services building, glass building located at Simcoe Street entrance housing most student services|
|The SA||The Student Association. An elected group of students who represent all students at Durham College and UOIT. Also commonly referred to as the SA.|