Knowledge Base

Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

R-Number (R#)
This is an identifier, starting with an R followed by 8 numbers, that is given to an employee for identification purposes. It is used in place of a Social Security number. No two employees will be assigned to the same R-Number.
Raiderlink is our online campus connection, giving you single sign-on to many applications and links that are used for business and employee activity. You can subscribe to certain tabs that are available within Raiderlink e.g. A&F Work Tools
A process in TechBuy that electronically acknowledges the receipt of good or services purchased. This is required on all purchase orders greater than $5,000, and all Purchase Orders using Grant or State funds
The modification of an existing position by changing the title, etc.
A role given to support use of an individual Pcard or a Departmental Card. They are to make a thorough review of all purchases and supporting documentation on the card(s) and confirm that all purchases are made in accordance with the policies established by the University as well as all federal and state rules, and when applicable, any Sponsored Program Regulations.
In TechBuy only, a TTU or TTUS employee who has been given permission to shop and approve Purchase Requisitions for specific Organizations and their related FOP(s) by the Financial Manager. This role has FOP approval authority up to $5,000
Retiree Returning to Work
A second job ePAF, is for a retired employee to work while retaining retirement status
Inflow of funds from sales, services, fees, gifts, or other external sources, including the State of Texas and tuition
Revenue Form (FiTS)
Also referred to as FiTS. Used to transfer the deposit from the clearing fund/account into the proper revenue FOAP or expenditure reimbursement FOAP. The clearing fund/account must be reconciled monthly.
Revenue JV
Revenue Journal Voucher is the moving of current fiscal year revenue between departmental FOAPS (HSC only); is created by departments to move current fiscal year revenue from clearing accounts to departmental FOAPS (TTU and TTUS). This is done in the FiTS System.
Rule Class Code
An alpha numeric code used in Banner to define transactions, specify edits by transactions, customize error messages and specify posting actions. These codes are built into Banner to provide controls and balancing rules for specific document transactions.