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Commonly Misspelled Words

The correct (or in some cases, preferred) spelling for common words and phrases.

 

accommodate

campuswide (no hyphen)

canceled

co-sponsored

coursework (no hyphen)                    

database (no hyphen)

decision-making

email (no hyphen)

extracurricular

fiscal year 2017-18 (not FY)

full-time

fundraising (as an adjective)

grade-point average

interdepartmental

interdisciplinary

insofar as (two words)

judgment

long-term (as an adjective)

multicultural

noncredit

nonprofit

nontraditional

ongoing

online (no hyphen)

part-time

percent

postdoctoral

pre-enroll

statewide

subcommittee

twofold

university-wide (as an adjective)

vice president (no hyphen)

year-end (as an adjective)