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CONDUITS Online Billing Glossary

Term Description
Account Number Chart of Accounts number.
Billing Cycle The period of time between billing dates during which charges accrue.
Billing Date Last day of the monthly billing cycle on which the billing reports are generated.
CONDUITS Contacts Those individuals who are authorized to access one or more of the following functions in CONDUITS:
  • Department Usage Report Contacts are authorized to view all charges incurred by the services belonging to a department, regardless of account number.
  • Account Usage Report Contacts are authorized to view all charges incurred against the accounts assigned to them.
  • Work Order Contacts are authorized to place orders for telecommunications and network services for a department.
Department Entity to which subscribers and services are assigned.
Local calls All calls made to the 312, 847, 773, 630, 708, and 224 area codes, and local area code directory assistance calls. This includes calls dialed directly or made with an authorization code or a calling card.
MRC (Monthly Recurring Charge) Charge that recurs on a monthly basis, such as an additional line appearance.
OCC (Other Charges and Credits) Charge or credit that is likely to be a one-time charge for installation or modification of services, such as the installation fee for a telephone or data circuit.
PDF (Portable Document Format) Document that can be shared, viewed, and printed on any system regardless of the operating system, original application, or fonts, using free Adobe Reader® software.
Standard Reports Vendor-supplied billing reports, viewable only as HTML.
SubCode Accounts.
Subscriber Person or entity that services are associated with. There are three types of subscribers:
  • Individual Subscriber is an individual with a NetID.
  • Summary Subscriber is an entity that equates to a department.
Subscriber ID System-generated identifier assigned to each subscriber.
Toll Calls Domestic and international long-distance calls dialed directly or made with an authorization code or a calling card.

Last Updated: 18 February 2015

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