How To Change Your Name on Campus
How to change your name on rosters/ student ID/ email address
Students who do not go by their legal name may wish to have their chosen name appear on rosters, on their student ID, and email address. Following the steps below will accomplish this without altering your name on financial or billing information. Your legal name will still appear on any letters sent to your home address.
- Call or email Leslie Vanderpool, Student Records Specialist at the Registrar’s office and ask her to enter your chosen name into the “preferred name” option in their system. Her office phone number is (270)745-5411 and her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
- Once the registrar change is confirmed, call Information Technology Help Desk at (270)745-7000 and ask them to change your email to reflect your chosen name. They will require the change be made through the registrar first.
- Visit the Identification Card Center in DSU 2125 and have them change your name to reflect the chosen name. They will ask if you’d like a new photo too. They can be contacted at (270)745-2417.