How to Change Your Student Name in Canvas to Your Chosen Name
Complete and submit the Preferred Name Preferred Name Change Request Form to change your displayed first name in Canvas. This will not change your name in our official records; legal name change paperwork is required to make such a change. To change your legal name, please contact Admissions & Records.
How to Change Your Employee Name in Colleague and Outlook to Your Chosen Name
- Contact a Human Resources Technician who serves Classified Staff, if you are Classified Staff, or an HR Technician who serves Certificated Personnel, if you are Certificated, and request a change to your "preferred name" in Colleague.
- Contact the Assistant Systems Administrator in the District Office's Information Systems (IS) Department to request a change of email address and update to your name displayed in Outlook.
- If/when you change your legal first name, contact HR to change your official name in Colleague. You will need to provide your new social security card for this change to be effected.
- If/when you change your legal first name, contact the Assistant Systems Administrator in the District Office's Information Systems (IS) Department to request a complete change of your official name in the Active Directory.