Name Change and Contact Updates

Legal Name Change

To change your legal name at UT, please follow these steps:

  1. Print and complete the Change of Name Request form.
  2. Attach the appropriate documentation, as listed on the form.
  3. We recommend you bring the form and documentation in person to One Stop or submit it through your Vol Connect Portal. Find full One Stop contact information here.

Chosen Name Change

Any student at UT can request to use a chosen first name they wish to be known by or identified by on campus. No legal documentation must be provided.

To update your chosen name, simply follow these steps:

  1. Log into your MyUTK using your NetID and password.
  2. Click on the “My Resources” drop down menu in the upper-left corner of the MyUTK home screen.
  3. Select “Change Chosen Name.”
  4. A new tab will open that takes you to a landing page where you can type in the correct chosen name.
  5. Once the chosen name has been entered, select “Update Chosen Name.” Please note that it can take up to 24 hours for the update to register throughout UT’s technical systems.

Phone Number

If you need to make changes to your phone number(s), you can update this in your MyUTK account.

  1. Log into your MyUTK using your NetID and password.
  2. Click on the “My Resources” drop down menu in the upper-left corner of the MyUTK home screen.
  3. Select “Banner Self-Service Home.”
  4. Choose “Update Addresses and Phones” under the “Personal Information” menu.

Address

If your address changes, go to MyUTK and select Update Student Addresses. In the dropdown menu, select the address to be edited and choose submit. If you need further help, contact One Stop. It can take up to a week to see the updates reflected in your account.

Other Places to Change Your Information

Payroll Office—If you are a UT employee you must also complete a new W–4 form in Human Resources Management, 105 Student Services Building, 865-974-5151.

Your Information and Privacy

If you do not want to be listed in the directory, print the Request for Directory Exclusion form and submit it to the Office of the University Registrar.