Name Change

PREFERRED NAME CHANGES ON RAMWEB

You can add a preferred name in RamWeb by completing the following steps:

Visit Ramweb
  • Sign in with your EID and password.
  • Click on “Records” on the right hand side, near the bottom.
  • Select “Change My Preferred First Name”
  • Enter your preferred name and save.

Please know your birth name will still appear on university websites and university documents. Your preferred name will appear in parentheses – e.g., Jackson (Ariana) Hale

RAMCARD

After you complete a name change in RAMWeb, bring your old card into the RamCard office to request a new RamCard with your updated name. The RamCard office is located in Room 271 of the Lory Student Center.

COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM AND DIPLOMA

Commencement Program

For a student’s name to appear differently in the commencement program, the student is to submit an email to degreeoffice@colostate.edu stating exactly how they wish their name to appear in the program. This should include any special accent marks, special capitalization or spacing, etc.

  • Such notification must be received by the Registrar’s Office eight weeks prior to the end of the student’s intended term of graduation.
  • Any requests after the designated date will not be acknowledged and there will be no exceptions.
Diploma

For a student’s name to be printed differently on their diploma, the student is to submit an email to degreeoffice@colostate.edu stating exactly how they wish their name to appear. This should include any special accent marks, specific spacing, capitalization, etc.

  • Such notification must be received 4 weeks prior to the end of the student’s intended term of graduation.
  • Any requests after the designated date will not be acknowledged and there will be no exceptions.
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