Name Change

Student Chosen Name Change Procedure can be found here.

Places Where Chosen Name Will Appear

Once the Registrar’s Office makes the updates, our University will then make every effort to update our many independent systems across campus to reflect student chosen name where possible. Generally, students can expect to see their chosen name in the following places:

  • Online directory
  • Email display of name
  • IT Support System
  • Class rosters / APR2 / Canvas / Library
  • Commencement programs
  • Residence Life Rosters
  • Diplomas (optional)
  • Co-curricular rosters (athletic rosters, student organization membership, etc. and related reporting)

Places Where Legal Name Will Appear

  • Financial Aid and Billing
  • Official and unofficial transcripts
  • Enrollment verification
  • Accounts payable & student refund checks
  • Paychecks & paystubs
  • Required information reporting to the IRS (W2, 1098T, 1042S, etc.)
  • Certain official forms or correspondence from the University (financial aid awards, new hire forms, etc.)
  • Medical records
  • Federal immigration documents
  • Official correspondence with external entities

If you have any questions or need assistance please email to see what the next steps are.