Students may request a new or updated chosen name by completing the "Chosen Name Request form" located on the "Personal Information" tab of MyInfo.  Requests will be reviewed by staff from the Office of the Registrar or by Human Resources, as appropriate.  Once processed, the chosen name will be updated in Banner, and most applicable campus systems will be updated within a week. A new University email may also be issued as part of this process.

The exact locations where chosen names are displayed will grow over time.  Commonly used systems where chosen names will be displayed include:

Campus Directory
MSUN ID (optional)
Scholarships
Class Lists*
DegreeWorks
D2L
Grade Roster*
StarRez Housing
Student Information System (both chosen and legal name are recorded)
University Email
Other University Communications
 

*Available December 2021


Common locations where legal names will continue to be used include:

Degree Verification
Employment Verification
Enrollment Verification
Federal and State Agency Reporting
Financial Aid
Immigration Status Reporting
Official University Transcripts
Payroll
Student Information System (both chosen and legal name are recorded)
Tax Processing