How to change my name?


This document contains information on how to change your name so it is reflected in email, Canvas, Zoom and other services. Note: name changes will take 1-24 hours to be updated in all IT systems.


Official Name Change

This change will reflect on your official university records.

  • Employees: Contact HR with one of the following documents (see page 4): Name Change Document Requirements
  • Students: Submit Request for Student Name change to the Registrar: Change of Name 
    • This form can also be found on the Office of the Registrar's website under Forms


Preferred Name Change

As of January 1, 2021, students and employees can change their preferred first name in MyUI. See the Preferred First Name webpage for instructions on how to set your preferred first name. The webpage also lists which systems and services will use preferred first name, and which will continue to use legal name. Contact with questions and concerns related to preferred first name.

As of October 18, 2021, your preferred first name in VandalWeb will also be reflected in Zoom.


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