Area – Abbreviation for the Cadet Area. The location of cadet barracks and academic buildings.
AMI – Morning Room Inspection.  Rooms in AMI are in a high state of cleanliness.
Beast – Slang for Cadet Basic Training. Cadet Basic Training is a 6-week training course before a cadet's first year. During this training, they are called “New Cadets.”
Boodle – Slang for snacks, food, or candy.
Butter Bar – A new Second Lieutenant.
Civvies – Civilian clothing.
Comm – Abbreviation for the Commandant of Cadets. 
Corps Squad – A member of the Corps who is on a Division I sport team.
Cow – A member of the Junior/ Second class.
DMI – Department of Military Instruction.
DPE – Department of Physical Education.
Firstie – A member of the Senior/ First class.
Green Girl – Slang for the issued cadet bed comforter.
Hell Cats – Musicians who sound reveille and the calls.
Plebe – A member of the Freshman/ Fourth class. The lowest ranking cadets of the Corps.
PMI – Afternoon Inspection, a state less than AMI.
SAMI – Saturday Morning Inspection. The most difficult level of room inspections.
Slug – A member of the Corps who is not on a Corps or Club squad team.
Supe – Abbreviation for the Superintendent of West Point. The highest ranking officer on post. 
Squid – One who attends the Naval Academy.
TAC – Abbreviation for Tactical Officer. Tactical Officers are Army officers who help run each cadet company. There are 36 cadet companies.
TEE – Term End Examination, also known as finals.
WPR – Written Partial Review. A test given during a class.
Yearling – A member of the Sophomore/ Third class. Also known as a “Yuk.”
Zoomie – One who attends the Air Force Academy.