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People Finder Online User Guide

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Delivery Address – The department's U. S. postal address.

e-Password – "Enhanced Password." The e-password is the most secure way of identifying you to online services at Vanderbilt. Enhanced security requirements of e-password help ensure that only you have access to your information and services. If you do not have an e-password, click here.

Internal Mail – The contact's campus mailing address.

Location – The contact's building or physical work location.

Message – Indicates whether the contact is On Leave or On Sabbatical.

Preferred Name – A name preferred by the individual that is different than their first name.

Public View – A display of contact information accessible to anyone who has Internet access.

Sub-Office – An additional area or division of a department. For example, the MIS Help Desk and the Data Center are sub-offices of the Management Information Systems Department.

Vanderbilt Associates – Areas and people associated with Vanderbilt but not employed by Vanderbilt. Examples: Special Olympics Tennessee, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and VA Medical Center.

Vanderbilt Community View – A display of contact information restricted to the Vanderbilt community.

VUnetID – Used to identify you to Vanderbilt's online resources. You will have the same VUnetID for as long as you remain a student or employee of Vanderbilt. If you do not have a VUnetID, click here.