Career Services
Counseling
Orientation/FYE
Health Resources
Residence Life
Activities
Dining Services

Orientation: Jewell Vocabulary

Advising—academic advising and signing up for classes suggested by your academic advisor

Applied Lesson Auditions—auditions for private music lesson

ADPi—Alpha Delta Pi sorority

BSU—Black Student Union

The Cage—the snack bar located on the first floor of the Union
 
Cardinal Credits—bonus points on student ID that can be used in The Cage or for guests in the Cafeteria
 
Convocation—a formal ceremony with all the William Jewell tradition

CSM—Christian Student Ministries—an organization which involves the entire campus in Christian activities through a variety of groups, programs, and ministries

CUA—College Union Activities—provides recreational, social, and educational programs for all students

Chapel—worship time for all students and staff every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. in Gano Chapel

DZ—Delta Zeta sorority

FCA—Fellowship of Christian Athletes—organization for anyone to join and enjoy Christian fellowship.

Fiji—Phi Gamma Delta fraternity

Gam—Alpha Gamma Delta sorority

Grand River—Grand River Chapel—a small church on campus open 24 hours for private meditation

ID—the WJC student identification card, to be carried at all times

IFC—Interfraternity Council—the governing council for all fraternities

KA—Kappa Alpha Order

Lambda Chi—Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity

Matriculation—paying fees at the Student Accounts window in the basement of Greene Hall—you must matriculate to attend class

Mentor—an upperclassman who will help you acclimate to the William Jewell way of life

Oxbridge—an honors program of tutorials and examinations

Panhellenic—the governing board for sororities

RA—Resident Assistant—a student living in the dorms responsible for enforcing college policy and for helping you make the most of your time at Jewell

RD—Resident Director—overseas student needs in the residence halls

Registration—taking the class schedule you and your advisor have agreed upon to the Registrar’s Office

Rush/Recruitment—a period of time to explore Jewell’s fraternities/sororities
 
S.A.G.E. - straights and gays for equality
 
Sahara-—parking at the bottom of the hill behind Eaton Hall
 
Unity—student group that celebrates multicultural diversity on campus
 
Zeta—Zeta Tau Alpha sorority 
 
The Union
—Yates College Union—houses the cafeteria, Cage, Bookstore, Student Affairs Complex and student lounge
 
 

William Jewell College · 500 College Hill · Liberty, MO 64068
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