Preferred First Name form submissions may not be immediately reflected in university communications including emails, SMS text messages and more.
Once you submit this form you have begun the process to change your preferred name. It can take up to 72 hours for your preferred name to display in the various ASU systems. Preferred Display Name is not visible to those with My ASU Guest Access.
Your Preferred Name will not print on your diploma. Submit a Diploma Name request instead.
A change to your preferred name will update some ASU systems but not others. Systems updated with the Preferred Name include:
Faculty/staff: See Instructions for Faculty/Staff Preferred Display Name Change.
Legal Name Change: In order to change your legal name and update your name in all ASU systems, submit a Student Name Change form. This is a formal legal name change form and will permanently update your name on all platforms and will be visible on iSearch and to those with My ASU Guest Access.
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact University Registrar Services at email@example.com or 480-965-3124.