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.