Business Glossary

Welcome to the Data Governance Business Glossary.

The business glossary enables you to find business term definitions and associated metadata.

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1099 Consent

Created: May 12, 2020 03:42 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

The employer is required to have the employee or recipient agree to have only an electronic W-2 or 1099, instead of receiving a paper W-2 or 1099. This consent form is documentation for the business in case a complaint is filed with the IRS

Data Domain Finance
Community Accounts Payable
Security Requirement Restricted

1099 Email Address

Created: May 12, 2020 03:42 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

 Email Addresses that have been registered to allow 1099 consent to receive their statement electronically. 

Data Domain Finance
Community Accounts Payable
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Curriculum Major

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

The 1st academic discipline to which a student formally commits

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Public

1st Curriculum Major Code

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

4 character code of the 1st curriculum Major

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Public

1st Curriculum Major Effective Start Term

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Effective Start Term for 1st Curriculum Major

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Public

1st Curriculum Major Eff End Term

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Effective End Term for 1st Curriculum Major

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Public

1st Major Concentration 1

Created: Jan 08, 2015 01:33 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Shows student's 1st Major concentration of study.  Such as 755 = Sport Management.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Major Concentration 2

Created: Jan 08, 2015 01:33 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Shows student's 2nd Major concentration of study.  Such as 755 = Sport Management.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Major Concentration 3

Created: Jan 08, 2015 01:33 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Shows student's 3rd Major concentration of study.  Such as 755 = Sport Management.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Major Conc 1 Desc

Created: Dec 19, 2022 04:14 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Description to identify students concentration of area of study within a Major.

Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Major/Field of Study

Created: Dec 29, 2014 03:44 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Student's 1st Major combined with the 1st Major code.

Data Domain Academics
Community Office of the Registrar
Security Requirement Restricted

1st Minor

Created: Dec 30, 2014 12:26 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Shows the Minor the student selected.

Data Domain Academics
Community Course Management
Security Requirement Restricted

2

2nd Major/Field of Study

Created: Jan 08, 2015 01:42 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Shows the 2nd Minor the student selected.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

2nd Minor

Created: Jan 08, 2015 01:42 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Student's 2nd minor combined with the associated minor code

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

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ACADEMICS: Course Scheduling [Production] > AES Overall Rating2

Created: Oct 27, 2022 06:30 pm
Status: Candidate
Definition

The overall average Alumni Engagement Score for GW to measure against goal.

Community Staging Area
Security Requirement

Academic Adviser

Created: Jul 11, 2014 01:28 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

An individual in the college, school, or department who provides academic guidance and direction for additional support services to a student. This individual may be a professional, full-time adviser or a member of the faculty, and may be specifically assigned to an individual student or students, or provide service to a group of students.

Data Domain Academics
Community Degree Audit
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Calendar

Created: Dec 13, 2017 09:49 am
Status: Accepted
Definition

This calendar includes key academic dates for the semester, such as holidays, exam periods and modifications to class schedules. Some dates are subject to change.

For other important dates during the semester, refer to the:

Schedule of Classes to see when classes are offered

University Calendar to learn about upcoming events and activities

Click here to view GWU Academic Calendar

Data Domain Master Data
Community Master Data
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Standing

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Academic standing is a measure of the student's academic achievement based on semester or cumulative grade-point average.Indicates whether a student has achieved the minimum academic standards for his or her academic program in a given academic term. Students who are not in academic good standing are on academic probation.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Standing Code

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

2 char code for Academic Standing (00 stands for Good Standing, P1 stands for Probation.)

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Standing Prevent Reg Indicator

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Y/N depending on whether the student can register for new classes.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Standing Probation Indicator

Created: Sep 25, 2014 01:50 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Y/N depending on whether the student is currently on probation.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Restricted

Academic Term

Created: Sep 19, 2014 03:57 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

One of the major periods of instruction during the academic year.

Data Domain Academics
Community Student
Security Requirement Public

Academic Title

Created: Nov 03, 2021 03:41 pm
Status: Accepted
Definition

Faculty Academic Title is a title for employees who have academic responsibilities

Community Faculty Affairs
Security Requirement Restricted

ACADEMIC YEAR

Created: Oct 24, 2014 11:03 am
Status: Accepted
Definition

The annual cycle of teaching and study. It is divided into academic terms. At GWU Academic Year is a term that has multiple definitions. Refer to the synonyms below for specific definitions.
Academic Year (Fall-Spring-Summer) - Used for curriculum/catalog purposes. The cycle begins with the Fall semester, continues during the Spring semester and concludes with the summer term. It also includes the full year term associated with those three terms.

Academic Year (Summer-Fall-Spring) - Used for Admission and Enrollment purposes. The cycle begins with the Summer semester, continues during the Fall semester and concludes with the spring term. It also includes the full year term associated with those three terms.

https://www.gwu.edu/academic-calendar

Data Domain Academics
Community Office of the Registrar
Security Requirement Public

Academic Year (Fall-Spring-Summer)

Created: Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am
Status: Accepted
Definition

Used for curriculum/catalog purposes. The annual cycle of teaching and study. It is divided into academic terms. The cycle begins with the Fall semester, continues during the Spring semester and concludes with the summer term. It also includes the full year term associated with those three terms.

Data Domain Academics
Community Office of the Registrar
Security Requirement Public

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