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Eaton Chapel—dedicated in 1892; includes the Miles Music Center on the lower level and the Kwok classroom on the main floor. Call it the chapel (lower case) in subsequent references. See appendix.

ellipsis (...)—use three dots (no spaces between them, but a space on each side) to signify that something has been left out of a direct quote or that the writer is leaping from one topic to another. A complete sentence will have its own period, followed by a space, then the three dots, space and next sentence.

email—no hyphen, small "e"; capital "e" may be used to start a sentence or a line in a block of formatted type. In prose, make addresses stand out by putting them in italics, and try to avoid having them followed immediately by punctuation marks.

emeritus—an honor earned (not automatic), usually upon retirement. Conforming to the rules of Latin, use this descriptor after the title. (Examples: Single person, by gender and placement: Professor Emeritus John Doe; President Emerita Martha Peterson; Jane Doe, professor emerita) Multiples by gender: professors emeriti (for all men or mixed group); professors emeritae (for all women). Reference to all the faculty and staff who hold emeritus status is, simply, "the emeriti."

Emerson Hall—originally built as the residence hall for women on campus, this building became an unaffiliated apartment building for decades. It returned to the college and, after a complete renovation, opened as a residence hall in 2016. 

English as a second language—capitalize only English, but acronym is ESL.

ESL—acronym for English as a second language.

Eta Sigma Phi—national honorary scholastic society for students of the classics.

extension—for telephone numbers, use "ext." followed by a space and the four-digit number.

extracurricularsee co-curricular