Email, Active Directory, How to Change Preferred Name for Students

"I would like to use a preferred name instead of my legal name."

Students can designate a preferred first name which certain university systems will use.

Please refer to the University Preferred First Name Statement for further details on how to set or change a preferred first name and where it will and won't be used.

Staff should continue to use the existing procedures documented here: Email, Active Directory, How to Change Display Name for Staff 
However, if staff were a previously-registered student recently (since 2004), they may be able to follow the same instructions as students.





Keywords:ad changing middle naming names edit nickname preferred display   Doc ID:67609
Owner:Ryan S.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2016-10-06 11:57 CSTUpdated:2016-12-19 16:20 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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