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Preferred First Name at WVU

West Virginia University recognizes the importance of using preferred first names for students and strives to create a welcoming campus environment for all Mountaineers. 

While some campus processes and systems require legal names to be listed, campus systems such as Banner, Degree Works, and eCampus can display preferred first names. If you would like these systems to display your preferred first name, use the button below to fill out a request form then send or email the form to the Office of University Registrar.

Download Preferred Name Form

If you would like to change your name in other systems not listed above, please submit a request to Information Technology Services using the button below.

Submit a Request

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