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Change Preferred First Name



Both students and university employees may change their Preferred Name within Banner (SSB) by following these instructions:


Change preferred first name in Banner

  1. Go to Banner - Personal Information.
  2. In the Personal Details area, click Edit.
  3. In the Preferred First Name box, type your name.
  4. Click Update.
  5. The name change will take effect immediately in Banner and propagate to other systems, such as Canvas, periodically.


For further assistance, please contact the IT Service Desk