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  • F&AFacilities and Administrative (Rate) — formerly the "indirect cost rate"
  • FACTFamilies Accessing Computer Technology
  • FAFSAFree Application for Federal Student Aid
  • FAPForum on American Progress
  • FASIPFirst Year/Alumni Summer Internship Program
  • FATFriday After Thanksgiving, an educational program sponsored by and at the MIT Museum
  • FBMLFrancis Bitter Magnet Laboratory
  • FCLSFaculty Committee on the Library System
  • FDPFederal Demonstration Partnership
  • FDRLFluid Dynamics Research Laboratory (Old; see ACDL.
  • FederationAn association of organizations that use a common set of attributes, practices and policies to exchange information about their users and resources in order to enable collaborations and transactions.
  • FEEFirst-year Essay Evaluation
  • FenwayFenway House
  • FERCFederal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • FERPAFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • FFRDCFederally Funded Research and Development Center
  • FijiPhi Gamma Delta fraternity (no longer exists at MIT)
  • FinBoard(Undergraduate Association) Finance Board
  • FIPGFraternity Insurance Purchasing Group
  • FIREFoundation for Individual Rights in Education
  • FIRSTFor Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, a non-profit organization established by inventor Dean Kamen
  • FishbowlA workstation cluster of Project Athena
  • FIXITTelephone number of Department of Facilities' Work Control Center: 617-253-4948 (617-25-FIXIT). This number should be used for all emergency requests.
  • FJEFestival Jazz Ensemble
  • FL&LForeign Languages and Literature
  • FLOWLABLaboratory for Ship and Platform Flows
  • FLPFirst-year Leadership Program
  • FNLFaculty Newsletter
  • FOFiscal Officer
  • FPCFaculty Policy Committee
  • FPOPFirst-year Pre-Orientation Programs
  • FRADFoundation Relations and Academic Development, Office of (also known as Office of Foundation Relations)
  • FRAPFlexible Reimbursement Account Plan
  • FRCFinancial Review and Control
  • FRC (old)Family Resource Center. Now called the MIT Work-Life Center.
  • FSEPFaculty Student Exchange Program
  • FSILGFraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups
  • FSSFinancial Systems Services
  • FTEFull-Time Equivalent
  • FTLFlight Transportation Laboratory
  • FTOFinancial Technology Option, a certificate program for Ph.D. students in engineering and science
  • FTPFile Transfer Protocol.
  • FUPFirst-year Urban Program
  • FX(The MIT Student) Furniture Exchange, run by the Women's League
  • FYE(Enhancing the) First-Year Experience at MIT
  • GAPSFASGraduate and Professional Schools Financial Aid Service (form)


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April 26, 2016

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