A "Subscription Code" identifies which source of (research) funds is supporting some work.
The general form of a CSCF subscription code is
sc-namewhere name identifies the person (uwuserid) or group funding the work.
Currently valid codes may be found via the CSCF Subscriptions System.
Information about graduate student supervisors, and research visitor sponsors, useful in deducing subscription codes, is usually found at CS Office Assignments.
The general form of an MFCF subscription code is
mf-namewhere name identifies the person (uwuserid) or group funding the work.
Valid subscription codes are yet to be determined.
When specifying this field in a customized sort or display, any of the names "subscription_code" or "Subscription Code" can be used.