How to change the display name in UConn directories

You can change how your name is displayed in the following UConn directories:

As more systems begin to show display names, this list will expand.

Note: Students can change the name that displays in their UConn email via Gmail settings or by sending a request to helpcenter@uconn.edu.

Change your display name

Login to the Display Name page with your NetID credentials to modify the name and format used for your display name.

The page will display your legal name. You may choose to stay synchronized with your legal name and just alter the format. Alternatively, you can turn the synchronization off and enter a different first, middle, and last name.

Synced with Legal Name: ON

  1. Click the radio button beside the display name format of your choice.
  2. Click Change Display Name.

Synced with Legal Name: Off

  1. Enter the first, middle, and/or last name of your choice. You do not have to complete all three fields.
  2. Click the radio button beside the display name format of your choice.
  3. Click Change Display Name.

Note: You can change your email alias (the portion of your email address before @uconn.edu) at pername.uconn.edu.

 

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