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  • DA

    Definition:

    Departmental Administrator.

  • DAF

    Definition:

    Departmental Authorization Form - used to create a financial authorization profile for qualified administrators.

  • DARTS

    Definition:

    Departmental Advance Reporting and Tracking System - used for creating financial reports from FAS data.

  • Dialog Box

    Definition:

    A box that appears on screen that asks the user for input, or relays information to the user.

  • Drill Down

    Definition:

    To move from the general to the specific. By “drilling down” you can examine the data underlying any summarized form of information in your PeopleSoft system.

  • DWR

    Definition:

    (also known as DWH):  Data Warehouse - section of My.Columbia portal that houses various reporting mechanisms.