Acronym Guide

Acronyms are heavily used across academia and in federal and state agencies. Having trouble sorting out what an acronym stands for? Here are a few key links that might be helpful!


Human Resources, Business and Finance

Common Acronyms at the University of Arizona (UArizona Human Resources)

UAccess Community Business Acronyms

UArizona Financial Services Manual: Appendix B - Abbreviations/Acronyms (Financial Services Office)


Research and Federal Agencies

UArizona HIPAA Acronym List (UArizona Research Gateway)

Commonly Used Agency Acronyms (The United States Government Manual)


Cooperative Extension and Agriculture

UArizona Cooperative Extension Acronyms

Glossary of USDA Acronyms

Acronyms at Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Guide for Landowners (Water Resources Research Center)

Understanding Technical Terms and Acronyms Used in Precision Agriculture (2010 UArizona Cooperative Extension publication)