Preferred Name Change

With the growing diversity of our campus, many students use names other than their given name for a variety of personal or cultural reasons. To better serve our students, we have created the option to add a Preferred First Name to several University applications that are used by students. A list of applications that display preferred name can be found here.

By submitting the Preferred Name form through Owl Express, I understand that:

  • The Preferred First Name replaces the Legal First Name in The following systems:
    • AIM
    • Appointment Plus
    • Banner (INB)
    • Bright Space by D2L
    • ChangeGear
    • Collegiate Link - Owl Life
    • Concur Security
    • Curriculog 
    • EAB SSC Campus
    • EtQ (Reliance)
    • Event Management System (EMS) - Classroom Scheduling
    • Event Management System (EMS) - Master Calendar
    • Event Management System (EMS) - Virtutal EMS
    • Fusion Desktop & Web Portal
    • Kaltura
    • KSU Connect - Oracle Portal
    • Moodle
    • Panopto
    • Peachtree Accounting
    • QKSU
    • Rave
    • Red Canyon
    • Ticket Alternative
    • Web Checkout
  • The Preferred First Name will be added to the Class Roster, Student Advising Guide and Degreeworks.
  • Student's legal name will remain unchanged in all other university related systems.
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