How to change your display name in Account Center


Campus users are able to change their display name in Office 365, Google Apps, and Blackboard Learn through Account Center.


Go to the Chico State Portal and login

1. Click on the Account Center link

2. Go to My Profile

3. Click on the Profile tab

4.Then navigate to the Display Name section, this is where you can change your first name, middle name, and/or last name values

5. Click Submit 

It may take up to 24 hours for some systems to update the display name. Please note that the display name is pushed into LDAP, Active Directory, Office 365, Blackboard Learn, and Google Applications.

Why didn't my name change in campus systems when I changed my name with Human Resources and/or the Registrar's Office?

The campus allows individuals the flexibility to control their display names through Account Center. There are situations when individuals will need to update their name with Human Resources and/or the Registrar's Office but would like to use a different name to display to other campus users. Instructions to change your display name are provided above.  More information about student names is available here.  Additional information about employee names can be found here.



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