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  • E.A.A.Engineer in Aeronautics and Astronautics (degree)
  • E.B.Employee Benefits
  • E.E.Electrical Engineer (degree)
  • E.G.D.Doctor of Engineering (degree)
  • EACUBOEastern Association of College and University Business Officers
  • EAGEnterprise Architecture Guide
  • EAPsElectroactive Polymers
  • EAPS (Department)(Department of) Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
  • EARExport Administration Regulations
  • ECEducational Council and/or Educational Counselor
  • EC3Enhancing Client Communication Competencies
  • EC (Dormitory)East Campus dormitory of MIT
  • eCatElectronic Catalog (for ordering supplies from MIT partner vendors)
  • E-CenterMIT Entrepreneurship Center
  • E-ClubMIT Entrepreneurs Club
  • ECRIMEuropean Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics
  • ECSECa level of access granted to MIT ID. ECSEC is a general doors clearance that most cards are given and general purpose card readers on MIT doors checking for valid IDs will accept.
  • ECSELEngineering Coalition of Schools for Excellence in Education and Leadership
  • e-DACCAelectronic Distribution by Account, (a monthly consolidated salary expense report)
  • eduroamA secure, worldwide WiFi roaming service developed for the research and education community.
  • EECS(Department of) Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • EEFEnergy and Environmental Finance Club
  • EEOEqual Employment Opportunity (or Officer)
  • EEWRCEnergy, Environment and Water Research Center at the Cyprus Institute (partnership with MIT)
  • EG&GEdgerton, Germeshausen, and Grier
  • EHSEnvironmental Health and Safety (Office)
  • EHSSEnvironmental Health and Safety Seminar
  • EIPEngineering Internship Program
  • EITEngineer in Training exam (also known as the Fundamentals of Engineering exam)
  • E-LabEnergy Laboratory (old). New name is Laboratory for Energy and the Environment.
  • host name of MIT's emergency web site. This site is replicated at
  • host name of MIT's emergency web site. This site is replicated at
  • eMITMIT entrepreneurship portal (student run)
  • EMOEnvironmental Management Office
  • EMSEnvironmental Medical Service
  • EMS (Experimental Music Studio)Founded by Professor Barry Vercoe in 1973
  • EncryptionEncryption makes your information readable only with a key or passcode. Password protection, while useful, is not as secure as encryption. Encryption can be enabled on a computer using software applications such as BitLocker or FileVault.
  • EndpointA computer device such as a desktop workstation, mobile phone, tablet, or laptop.
  • Env.E.Environmental Engineer (degree)
  • EOCEqual Opportunity Committee
  • EPCsEmergency Preparedness Coordinators
  • EPGEnvironmental Policy Group (also known as the Environmental Policy and Planning Group)
  • EPOEnvironmental Programs Office
  • EPSElectronic Proposal System
  • EPSCOFormer name of Buildings N51 and N52
  • EPSELElectric Power Systems Engineering Laboratory
  • EPTFEnvironmental Programs Task Force
  • Equivalent Full-TimeEquivalent Full-Time
  • ERCEnergy Research Council
  • ERISAEmployee Retirement Income Security Act
  • ERLEarth Resources Laboratory
  • ES&CEngineering Systems and Computation
  • ESCROEmbryonic stem cell research (committees)
  • ESDEngineering Systems Division
  • ESGExperimental Study Group
  • ESIEarth System Initiative
  • ESLEnglish as a Second Language
  • ESL (Laboratory)Electronic Systems Laboratory
  • ESLCEngineering Systems Learning Center
  • ESPEducational Studies Program
  • ESSEmployee Self-Service
  • ESSPEarth System Science Pathfinder (a NASA program)
  • ETEpsilon Theta
  • EthernetEthernet is a standard for connecting computers into a local area network (LAN).
  • Ethernet Adapter Card (Network Interface Card, pcmcia Card)A network interface card, sometimes built in to a computer, or inserted into a PCMCIA slot.
  • Ethernet DropA wall or floor outlet, often associated with a telephone jack, into which you can plug a network cable and thus physically connect a computer to the network. At MIT, this requires registering for DHCP.
  • ETSEducational Testing Service
  • EURABEuropean Research Advisory Board
  • EVPExecutive Vice President
  • EVPTExecutive Vice President and Treasurer
  • EVREducational Video Resources
  • ExchangeExchange is a former integrated email and calendaring service offered by IS&T.


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April 26, 2016

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