|Code||Description||Explanation of Use|
|DC||Declined to Identify||
A person who has not self-identified their race.
|AM||American Indian/Alaska Native||
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South American (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
|BL||Black or African American||
A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
|PI||Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
|MTO||More than one||
A special category for designating that the student has specified having origins in more than one of the above races, but did not specify which. This category can only be used for Race 1, and if it is used the remaining fields Race 2 through Race 5 must be blank.
Records containing the same race code value in more than one race field will be rejected by the data loading process.