Can I change my name as it appears on Blackboard?

This document provides instructions on how to respond to students who ask "Can I change my name as it appears on Blackboard?"

Yes, it is possible for students to change their preferred name under certain conditions. More information may be found here:  How do I update my information in the UIC Directory? .

This articles covers such things as:

  • Gender inclusion name change
  • Update information in UIC directory
  • Policies concerning preferred first name

This change will take place in the Banner system first, and later will be copied to Blackboard. It is also possible to suggest a name pronunciation to your course instructor and they can track it in the Course Photo Roster or manually.

Keywords:"Learning Management System",LMS,Blackboard   Doc ID:75818
Owner:Szymon M.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2017-08-17 16:44 CSTUpdated:2019-09-12 14:40 CST
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC, University of Illinois at Chicago Sandbox KB
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