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  • OBFPOffice of Budget and Financial Planning
  • OCEOcean Engineer (degree)
  • OCR (Optical Character Recognition)The mechanical or electronic translation of scanned images of handwritten, typewritten, or printed text into machine-encoded text.
  • OCWOpenCourseWare
  • ODSAOffice of the Dean for Student Affairs (old)
  • ODSLOffice of the Dean for Student Life (formerly part of the Office of the MIT Dean for Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs)
  • ODUEOffice of the Dean for Undergraduate Education
  • OEOcean Engineering
  • OEDOrganization and Employee Development (office within the Human Resources Department)
  • OEITThe Office of Educational Innovation and Technology
  • OFCCPOffice for Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • OFDSOffice of Faculty Diversity Searches
  • OFMSOffice of Facilities Management Systems
  • OHOverhead (rate)
  • OKIOpen Knowledge Initiative
  • OLPCOne Laptop per Child
  • OLSOffice of Lab Supplies (old)
  • OMEOffice of Minority Education
  • ONROffice of Naval Research
  • OOOmbuds Office, in the Office of the President
  • OPACOnline Public Access Catalog (Libraries)
  • OpenIDA shared identity service.
  • ORCOccupational Resource Center
  • OSPOffice of Sponsored Programs
  • OSTP(White House) Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Outgoing Mail ServerThe server that routes email messages to incoming servers on the Internet. Outgoing mail servers are also referred to as SMTP servers. The outgoing mail server at MIT is named and secure connections are recommended.
  • OutlinerA BrioQuery tool used to construct and modify reports, Pivot reports and Charts.
  • OWAOutlook Web Access or Outlook Web App is the web email client for the Exchange integrated email and calendering service.
  • server name for our Outlook Web Access (OWA) instance. See also OWA.
  • OWLWeb Ontology Language


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April 26, 2016

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