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Geological Survey, Kansas

On second reference, geological survey.

Gertrude Sellards Pearson Residence Hall

A residence hall for women and men. On second reference, GSP. Often referred to as GSP-Corbin in conjunction with the adjacent Corbin Hall, with which it shares a dining facility.

It is one of five living facilities funded by gifts from alumna Gertrude Sellards Pearson and her husband, Joseph R. Pearson. The others are Grace Pearson Hall and Pearson Hall, both men's scholarship halls; Sellards Hall, a women's scholarship hall; and Joseph R. Pearson Hall, now home of the School of Education.

GI Bill®

No periods in GI. The registered trademark symbol ® follows the mark in the upper right corner. Use the trademark symbol on first reference in all individual documents and webpages.

As an institution eligible to receive VA education benefits, the University of Kansas is required to use the registered trademark GI Bill® in print, electronic, radio, digital, and other media. In print and online, the following attribution notice also must appear prominently on the page: ‘‘GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."

girls

Use women for all female students.

Goldwater scholarships, Goldwater scholars

The scholarships are awarded by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Grace Pearson Hall

Men's scholarship hall. On second reference, Grace Pearson to avoid confusion with Pearson Hall, also a men's scholarship hall.

It is one of five living facilities funded by gifts from alumna Gertrude Sellards Pearson and her husband, Joseph R. Pearson. The others are Gertrude Sellards Pearson Hall, known as GSP, a men's and women's residence hall; Pearson Hall, also a men's scholarship hall; Sellards Hall, a women's scholarship hall; and Joseph R. Pearson Hall, now home of the School of Education.

grade point average, GPA

No hyphen. Use GPA on first reference when used with figures.

A 2.5 GPA is required.

 

grades

Capitalize but don't quote.
     A grade of B or better is required.

Use an apostrophe for plurals.
     I earned A's and B's in school.

We cannot publish grade point averages without written permission of students.

Graduate Military Programs, Office of

Formerly called Office of Graduate Professional Military Education.

Graduate Studies, Office of

Formerly part of Research & Graduate Studies. The Office of Research is now separate. The former Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies is now the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

graduation

See Commencement.

greek organizations

Use greek organizations, not greek system, when referring to fraternities and sororities.

ground water

Two words.