Name Changes

Requests for a name change need to be made in writing and delivered to the Student Records office with the appropriate documentation.  To make a name change the student must complete a Name Change Request Form and provide one piece of documentation; which can include one of the following:

  • MARRIAGE:  Original marriage license bearing the filing stamp from the county from which the license was issued.
  • DIVORCE:  Original divorce decree that includes a specific decree granting restoration of the maiden name.  The decree must be signed by the presiding judge and bear the county filing stamp. 
  • COURT ORDER:  Original court order signed by the presiding judge and bearing the county filing stamp.
  • CITIZENSHIP BY NATURALIZATION:  Original Certificate of Naturalization
  • CORRECT AN ERROR ON ADMISSION APPLICATION:  Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, or current U.S. Passport.