Email: How do I change my display name? (Students)

You may change the way your name is displayed in your student profile, University email account, and class and grading rosters. Please follow the steps below to set or update your preferred name in MyUMUC.

Please note: Changing your email display name here will not affect your student record in areas that require the University to use your legal name. If you wish to change your legal name you must follow the required procedures noted in the Demographic Information Update Form.

  1. Go to your Profile in MyUMUC.
  2. In the Personal Information section, click the pencil icon to edit your profile.
  3. Under Name Type, click the pencil icon in the row labeled Preferred.
  4. The Edit Preferred Name popup will appear. Add or edit your preferred name.
  5. Select the Save button when finished.