Chosen Name Request
Students may wish to be represented and identified by a first name that differs from their legal name. A chosen name is a name that an individual wishes to be known or identified by that is different from their legal name. The chosen name will appear as the first name in Blackboard, in the email display name, in Degree Works, ID Cards, and other locations as technology becomes available. Please note that the College cannot utilize an individual’s chosen name in documents and records that require the use of the individual’s legal name, including but not limited to: admissions records, discipline records, certain employment and personnel records, enrollment verification, financial aid records, law enforcement records, medical records, official transcripts, paychecks, tax documents, contracts, and Public Safety records.