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faculty See academic titles.

fall break
lowercase

fall semester
Lowercase.

fees, tuition
Use the familiar term tuition to refer to the cost of instruction. Fees generally refer to other charges such as housing and dining, health, and technology. Use tuition and fees or total cost to refer to the total cost.

finals week Always lowercase.

floors, residence hall
Always lowercase. Ex.: Wilson Hall seventh floor or seventh floor of Wilson Hall.

fraternities
Never say frat or frats. Spell out fraternity’s name on first reference and indicate fraternity or sorority. On second reference, drop the word fraternity.

freshman, freshmen Don’t use frosh unless in a headline.

Freshman Connections
One of Ball State’s initiatives and award-winning programs that help students make the transition from high school to college. Freshman Connections allows students in the same residence hall to create a feeling of community by enrolling in the same undergraduate classes. Through the Freshman Common Reader program, all freshmen are assigned a book to read and discuss and have an opportunity to attend an author visit. A $3 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. helped launch the program.

full ride, full-ride
Hyphenated when used as an adjective. Ex.: He has a full ride. or He has a full-ride scholarship.

fundraising, fundraiser
Always one word.

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