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Add or Change a Preferred Name

Please Note:  Adding or changing a Preferred Name does not impact your Primary Name with Kansas State University. To learn where Preferred and Primary names are used, please visit:  Name Information FAQ.

  1. Log into KSIS.

  2. In KSIS Links, click Student Center.

    Click Student Center
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the Student Center to the Personal Information area.

  4. Click Names.

    Click Names

  5. Click Add a new name button to create a new Names entry or click Click the edit button to change an existing Preferred Name.

  6. If adding a name, in Name Type, select Preferred Name and enter the new preferred name.

  7. Click Click Save when finished.