Cast Member Lingo!
So I have noticed multiple times throughout the Facebook pages that many people get confused when they see different Cast Member acronyms or terms. It can be confusing at first to understand all the Disney lingo at first or even while you are in the applying stages! I decided to make a little list of the basic terms that Disney College Program participants and Cast Members use to give you a little idea in what the heck we are talking about! Enjoy!
DCP- Disney College Program (used to refer to participants aka DCPs)
ICP- International College Program (Same as above with ICPs)
PI- Phone Interview or Professional Internship
NLIC- No Longer In Consideration (someone has been declined from the program)
Submission or Applied- in a standstill in the application process awaiting further instructions
CM- Cast Member
DU- Disney University
Guests- all visitors of the Disney Parks and Resorts
ADO- Approved Day Off
RDO- Requested Day Off
10/10- Quick bathroom break while on the clock
West Clock- the bus station that takes Magic Kingdom Cast Members to the Magic Kingdom Cast Member entrance
QSFB- Quick Service Food and Beverage
Disney Point- always direct with two fingers or the whole hand!
On-Stage- Anywhere a guest can see you
Off-Stage- Cast Member only non-guest areas
ER- Early Release from work
Bump Out- It is the end of your work shift, go clock out!
MK- Magic Kingdom
DAK- Disney’s Animal Kingdom
The Poly- The Polynesian Resort
Grand Flo- The Grand Floridian
FoF- Festival of Fantasy
HEA- Happily Ever After
MM- Magical Moment
Maingate- Cast Member issued Park Pass
Guest Pass- Company issued passes for family members of friends of a Cast Member
BBB/PL- Bibbity Bobbity Boutique/ Pirate’s League
TTC- Transportation and Ticket Center
On Property- Anything, anywhere on Disney Property
PAC Shift- Parade Audience Control Shift
DVC- Disney Vacation Club
Extra Magic Hours- Extended park hours for on-property guests only
MNSSHP- Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
MVMCP- Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Traditions- The first day of Disney Training and the best day ever
Termed- Fired from the Disney College Program due to improper Cast Member conduct or actions
Here are just a couple to help you start off your Disney journey no matter what stage you are currently in! There may be an eventual part 2 if more come to my mind!