Legal Name Change Process

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Changing Your Legal Name

Note: NSU will only change your legal name in conjunction with a formal name change.  If you wish to change your preferred first name, please submit a ticket here or by emailing

1) Navigate to the Name Change Form.

2) Type in your NSU BannerID (ex. N00123456).

3) Type in your previous name as it appears on your NSU ID card.

4) Type in your new name as it appears on your social security card.

5) Save and print the completed form.

6) Sign and date the completed form.

  • Students bring the printed form or scan and email the printed form to Student Affairs.
  • Employees bring the printed form or scan and email the printed form along with a copy of your social security card to Human Resources.

7) Once either Bursar Services or HR has applied the changes you can reach out to the IT Service Desk for a username change request, however, this is not mandatory.

  • You can submit a ticket here or by emailing


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