How to Update Your Preferred Name and Pronouns

Step-by-step guide

  1. Review the Preferred Names Page before updating your preferred name.
  2. Navigate to Self-Service.
  3. Click on the three bars in the top left.
  4. Click the "User Options" drop down.
  5. Click "User Profile".

    Self Service Left Menu Screenshot

  6. Click the "Edit Personal Identity" button.

    User Profile Screenshot with Edit Personal Identity Button

  7. Enter your preferred first name, middle name, last name, and/or pronouns. 
  8. Click "Save."

  9. Check the Preferred Names Page for a list of systems that should update within seven business days.
  10. Please note that the campus directory only updates on Friday's. 

If your last name does not update correctly, please submit a Help Desk request.