Establish a Preferred Name

Students and employees wishing to establish a preferred name to be used in place of their legal name in select University related systems and documents may submit their request within myWCU. 

Tile navigation: Personal Info > Establish a Preferred Name

  • Review additional information about the use of preferred and legal names by the University and within various University systems.
  • Select a reason from the Name Change Reason drop down
  • Type your preferred first name in the First Name text box. 

  • Click Finish to submit
  • You will be routed to the View Change of Name Request page where you may review and/or cancel your submitted request. 

You may not submit multiple requests. If you already have a request pending and click the link: Establish a Preferred Name you will be routed again to the View Change of Name Request page.

Content Manager: Registrar's Office