To change your legal name and/or gender on your University record please complete this form and attach the required documentation. To add or update your preferred name, degree (diploma) name, gender identity, or personal pronouns, go to MyU: My Info.
If you are an international student, contact International Student and Scholar Services at 612-626-7100 or email@example.com to discuss legal name and/or gender changes in regard to immigration documents (I-20/DS-2019).
If you have applied for undergraduate admission, but have not yet registered for classes, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete all questions and provide documentation as requested. Failure to include required documentation will prevent your request from being processed.
If you are correcting a misspelling or similar error in your name, please email email@example.com for instructions rather than completing this form.
To submit this form you will be required to upload one of the following documents. You may upload multiple files if necessary to support your request.
Legal name change
- Marriage certificate
Certification of naturalization
Passport/visa - International students only
Legal gender change*
- Driver’s license
- Court order
*Note: The University of Minnesota student and human resources systems only allow female/male legal gender options at this time. The University is working on updates to this system to allow a third non-binary option. If your documentation has a different legal gender option listed than what you are able to select on this form, please contact the Office of the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how to proceed.
Please allow up to 1-2 business days for review and processing. You will be notified via email when the process is complete.
For questions about this process, please email email@example.com. For technical issues, contact the Information Technology Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-301-HELP (4357).
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