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Pacific Islander

The race of a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

Part-Time Student

An undergraduate student enrolled for either 11 semester credits or less, or less than 24 contact hours per week each term, or a graduate student enrolled for 8 semester credits or less.