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Assistant Coaches' Salaries - All wages and bonuses the institution pays an assistant coach as compensation attributable to coaching.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Assistant Coaches' Salaries screen.
Athletic Sanctioning Body - A national, regional or state organization that governs intercollegiate sports.
Athletically Related Student Aid - Any scholarship, grant, or other form of financial assistance, offered by an institution, the terms of which require the recipient to participate in a program of intercollegiate athletics at the institution. Other student aid, of which a student-athlete simply happens to be the recipient, is not athletically related student aid.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Athletically Related Student Aid screen.
C
Coed Team - A coed team is one on which men and women compete as equals on the same team.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Athletics Participation screen.
D
Designated Reporting Year - A consecutive twelve-month period of time designated by the institution for the purposes of the EADA Report.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Institution Identification screen.
E
Expenses - All expenses attributable to intercollegiate athletic activities. This includes appearance guarantees and options, athletically related student aid, contract services, equipment, fundraising activities, operating expenses, promotional activities, recruiting expenses, salaries and benefits, supplies, travel, and any other expenses attributable to intercollegiate athletic activities.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Expenses screen.
F
FTE or Full-Time Equivalent - For the purposes of the EADA, a full-time equivalent is the equivalent of 1 individual coaching a team full time.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Head Coaches' Salaries screen or the Assistant Coaches' Salaries screen.
H
Head Coaches' Salaries - All wages and bonuses the institution pays a coach as compensation attributable to coaching.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Head Coaches' Salaries screen.
I
Institutional Salary - All wages and bonuses an institution pays a coach as compensation attributable to coaching.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Head Coaches's Salaries and Assistant Coaches' Salaries screens.
Institutional Support - All monies an institution provides to support its athletic programs. In many cases, this is the majority of the athletics budget.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Revenues screen.
O
Operating (Game Day) Expenses - All expenses an institution incurs attributable to home, away, and neutral-site intercollegiate athletic contests (commonly known as game-day expenses), for (A) Lodging, meals, transportation, uniforms, and equipment for coaches, team members, support staff (including, but not limited to team managers and trainers), and others; and (B) Officials.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Operating Expenses screen.
P
Participants - Students who, as of the day of a varsity team's first scheduled contest (A) Are listed by the institution on the varsity team's roster; (B) Receive athletically related student aid; or (C) Practice with the varsity team and receive coaching from one or more varsity coaches. A student who satisfies one or more of these criteria is a participant, including a student on a team the institution designates or defines as junior varsity, freshman, or novice, or a student withheld from competition to preserve eligibility (i.e., a redshirt), or for academic, medical, or other reasons. This includes fifth-year team members who have already received a bachelor's degree.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Athletics Participation screen.
R
Recruiting Expenses - All expenses an institution incurs attributable to recruiting activities. This includes, but is not limited to, expenses for lodging, meals, telephone use, and transportation (including vehicles used for recruiting purposes) for both recruits and personnel engaged in recruiting, and other expenses for official and unofficial visits, and all other expenses related to recruiting.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Recruiting Expenses screen.
Revenues - All revenues attributable to intercollegiate athletic activities. This includes revenues from appearance guarantees and options, an athletic conference, tournament or bowl games, concessions, contributions from alumni and others, institutional support, program advertising and sales, radio and television, royalties, signage and other sponsorships, sport camps, state or other government support, student activity fees, ticket and luxury box sales, and any other revenues attributable to intercollegiate athletic activities.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Revenues screen.
U
Undergraduate Students - Students who are consistently designated as such by the institution.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Institution Identification screen.
Unduplicated Count - A head count of all of the participants on at least one varsity team, by gender.

If an individual participates on more than one varsity team, include that individual only once in your unduplicated count. Another way to look at this is to imagine that all of your varsity team student athletes are standing in the gym. How many males are there? How many females are there?

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Athletics Participation screen.
V
Varsity Team - A team that (A) Is designated or defined by its institution or an athletic association as a varsity team; or (B) Primarily competes against other teams that are designated or defined by their institutions or athletic associations as varsity teams.

For more information, click on "Click here for screen instructions" on the Athletics Participation screen.