How do I Perform a Legal Name Change?


The purpose of this article is to assist individuals in performing a legal name change in the UA system.

What materials do I need?

  • Valid login credentials for UAOnline
  • A change of name form

How do I perform the change?


Students should fill out the name change form found on

  1. Login and click on the personal information tab
  2. Click on name change information
  3. Fill out form
  4. Send completed form to the local registrar


Employees should submit a "change form" for updating an employee's name, marital status, and social security number only.

  1. Access UA HR's A-Z Index of Forms page.
  2. Open the Change Form PDF file.
  3. After completing the form, save the PDF file.
  4. Email the completed PDF to

Is there any additional information I should know about?

Once your name change form has been processed in the system, you may choose to change your username. Contact Enrollment Services or Human Resources for details.

If your username does not appear to have been updated after following the above instructions, contact the IT Services Service Center at 907-786-4646 for assistance.

The process of regenerating/changing your username may cause temporary issues accessing your account, so consider making the change either before, or after a semester.


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