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Academic Year: The period of formal instruction at a postsecondary institution, usually September through June.
Rolling Year: Under FMLA regulations, a rolling year is defined as a 12-month period measured backward from the date an employee first uses leave.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP): SAP is required by all programs except South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance to ensure that students who are receiving federal and state aid are making measurable progress toward complet . . . View Full Definition
Sidereal Year: Average period of the revolution of the Earth around the Sun with respect to a fixed star. Its length is approximately 365 .256,4 mean solar days.
Six-Year Molar: The first permanent tooth to erupt, usually between the ages of five and six.
Reasonable Academic Progress (RAP): the South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance has its own academic progress standards called Reasonable Academic Progress (RAP). Students must satisfy the RAP requirements listed below in or . . . View Full Definition
Odd- Or Even-Year Usage: Biennial vacation property ownership where the owner can use his/her property every other year, termed either odd- or even-year depending upon the years when the interval week(s) are used. F . . . View Full Definition
Leap Year: A calendar year containing 366 days. According to the present Gregorian calendar, all years with the date-number divisible by 4 are leap years, except century years. The latter are leap year . . . View Full Definition
Marketing Year: The 12-month period, generally from the beginning of a new harvest, over which a crop is marketed. For example, for wool, mohair, and Hawaiian sugarcane, the marketing year is January 1-Dece . . . View Full Definition
New Years Day: The tradition of ringing in the new year began from the Roman God Janus, who had two faces - one for looking forward the other for looking backward. Julius Caesar, the Roman emperor, decided . . . View Full Definition