Glossary of Terms
Below are some important terms that are used in a variety of our computer systems on campus. Please use these terms as our campus standard in any systems, forms or documentation you develop.
PAWS ID - refers to the six digit student ID number in PAWS. This replaces TCNJ ID.
Empl ID - refers to the six digit employee ID number in EIS/YESS.
Username - refers to the individual's unique identifier for logging in to systems. Previously referred to as Unix name, email name, Novell name, User Name, Login name, etc.
Login to - this is the terminology we use when we are asking individuals to sign in to a system. For example, Login to PAWS to retrieve your PAWS ID.
PIN - Personal Identification Number - field in PAWS that will be used by third party individuals for auxiliary access.
If you have suggestions for additional terms for this list, send email to Pat Pasinski at firstname.lastname@example.org.