Name Change

Student Preferred Name Change Procedure can be found here.

Places Where Preferred 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 preferred name where possible. Generally, students can expect to see preferred name in the following places:

  • Online directory
  • Email display of name
  • IT Support System
  • Class rosters / APR2 / Sakai / 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
  • Disciplinary records, including Safety & Security reports
  • 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.