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Student Help

Modify Your Names

You can add and modifying a degree name, to reflect how you would like your name to appear on your diploma.

After logging in, navigate to Names:

  1. Click the Main Menu drop-down arrow. Hover your mouse over Self-Service, and then click Student Center.
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  2. Scroll to the Personal Information section of the page and click the Names link.
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    Your Names page displays with a list of your current names. You should see a "Primary" name. Some students will also see a DegreeĀ name. A degree name is the name on your diploma.
  3. You can add a degree name, if you want your name to appear differently on your diploma. Click the Add a new name button.
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  4. On the Add a new name page, select a Name type and enter the name information. Degree names should be entered EXACTLY how you want them to appear on your diploma including upper and lowercase letters and punctuation.
  5. Click Save.
  6. On the Save Confirmation page, click OK
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  7. The updated name information displays. You can click the Change Degree Name link if you want to make changes.