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Editorial Style Guide

University and College References

Campus Buildings
Use the full name of building in running text, and use the lowercased building, campus center, center, museum, residence apartments, or residence hall in second references. Do not include a capitalized The at the beginning of a name, unless it begins a sentence.

When using an acronym or initialism in second references, include it in parentheses after the first reference: Dining facilities and lounges in Campus Center North (CCN) include the Food Court, Clearview Faculty/Staff Lounge, and Commuter Lounge. The More Card Office and the Parking and Transportation Office are also located in CCN.

See Acronyms and Initialisms and Ampersands under General Style Preferences for related information.

The following list is subject to change and will be updated as needed.

Administration Annex
Administration Building
Alumni Village (residence apartments)
Big Haus (residence hall)
Bookstore (all references to the building)
Campus Center North (CCN)
Campus Center South (CCS)
Capital Facilities Planning Building
Commons (residence apartments)
Crossroads (residence hall)
Dance Building
Durst Family Humanities Building (donor-named; use the full name in running text.
In tabular material, provide a key when possible with the full name if using
“Humanities Bldg.” or another abbreviated form.)
Facilities Management Building
Far Side (residence hall)
Fort Awesome (building or residence hall)
Humanities Building: see Durst Family Humanities Building
Human Resources Building
Library (all references to the building)
Mod (temporary modular building)
Music Building
Natural Sciences Building
Neuberger Museum of Art (museum)
Olde (residence apartments)
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Physical Education Building
Social Sciences Building
Student Center (informal name used by students: Stood)
Student Services Building
Visual Arts Building

Room Numbers
Use figures and capitalize room when used with figures: Music Building, Room 0089.

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