Preferred Name Change

  • Preferred Name: A preferred name is a name that a person has chosen to identify themselves, where legally permissible, within the Minnesota State system that is different, in whole or in part, from their legal name.
  • Employees and students can request use of a preferred name.

  • After your documentation has been submitted and approved, Gateway Services (for students) or Human Resources (for employees) will notify Minnesota State IT Services on your behalf and follow-up with you.


Process:

  • Students and employees must submit a written request using the Preferred Name Request form.
  • Identification is necessary for submission, requiring the requester to submit the form in person or have officially notarized prior to mailing.

Students:

Gateway Student Services
Founders Hall First Floor
700 East 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

  • After your documentation has been submitted and approved, Gateway Services will notify Minnesota State IT Services on your behalf and follow-up with you.
  • If you need assistance or have questions please contact Gateway Student Services.

Employees:

  • Submit the completed Preferred Name Request Form, in person, to Human Resources.

Human Resources
Founders Hall 318
700 East 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

  • After your documentation has been submitted and approved, Human Resources will notify Minnesota State IT Services on your behalf and follow-up with you.
  • If you need assistance or have questions please contact Human Resources.

Additional Resources:

Details

Article ID: 131921
Created
Tue 4/27/21 11:29 AM
Modified
Fri 1/21/22 2:33 PM

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