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Abbreviations and Symbols

Class Times
TBA=To Be Announced (time, room, and/or instructor)—see the division office for details. Make sure your class times do not overlap, even by a few minutes—you will not be able to enroll for classes that conflict. A=AM, P=PM
Campuses and Centers
A=Alexandria Campus M=Manassas Campus
E=Extended Learning Institute (ELI) N=Annandale Campus
H=Medical Education Campus (MEC) RES=Reston Center
L=Loudoun Campus W=Woodbridge Campus
Days of the Week
M=Monday F=Friday TR=Tues/Thurs
T=Tuesday S=Saturday SN=Sat/Sun
W=Wednesday N=Sunday  
R=Thursday MW=Mon/Wed  
Pay attention to the notes under class listings. Some indicate restrictions on enrollment or other classes that must be taken along with the course. Information about labs, which require separate enrollment, may also be listed here.
Key to Campus/Building Abbreviations
Make note of classroom locations. Off-campus locations are listed in this schedule under “Locations and Transportation Information.”
Alexandria Campus
AA=Bisdorf Building AS=Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center
AE=Engineering Building AT=Tyler Building
Annandale Campus
CA=Administration Building CM=McDiarmid Building
CC=Classroom Building CN Building
CE=Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center CS=Shuler Building
CF=Food Services Building CT=TV-Tech Building
CG=Godwin Building  
Loudoun Campus
LA=Veterinary Technology Building LR=Reynolds Building
LC=Learning Commons LS=Science Laboratory
LD=Design Building SH=Signal Hill
LHEC=Higher Education Center LW=Waddell Building
Manassas Campus
MA=Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater MP=Harry J. Parrish Hall
MS=Auxiliary Classroom Building MC=Colgan Hall
MT=Power-Technical Building MH=Howsmon Hall
Medical Education Campus
HE=Medical Education Building, Springfield, VA
Woodbridge Campus
WAS=Arts and Science Building WH=HVAC Lab Building
WAC=Classroom and HVAC Lab Building WC=Seefeldt Building


The symbols listed in the print schedule after a course alert you to something special about that course. In most cases, there is additional information explained at length in a course’s online listing.