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Name Changes to University Records

Changing Name of Record

All university correspondence addressed to students is based on the current "name of record" in the UWSP Student Information System (accesSPoint).
  • A student's "name of record" is defined as the name under which the student was admitted to UWSP. The name of record may be changed by following the name change process below. 

  • A "primary name" is defined as that name verified by a birth certificate, marriage certificate, passport, driver's license or court order.
    • The following lists areas/documents where primary name will appear (whether or not you have a preferred name in accesSPoint).
      • Financial Aid documents
      • Student bill and other Student Financial documents (1098t)
      • Official and Unofficial transcripts
      • Enrollment verifications
      • Payroll
      • Immigration documents
      • Health Services
  • A "preferred name" is a first or middle name change only.  This name reflects what a student chooses to be called if different from the primary name.
    • The following lists areas where preferred name will appear.
      • Online Directory
      • Canvas
      • Class Rosters
      • Grade Rosters
      • Student Services Center (in accesSPoint)
      • Degree Audit

Process for Name Changes


 

 
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