How Do I Change My Email Display Name?


Changing your BGSU email display name.


  1. Log in to the MyBGSU portal.
  2. Hover cursor over Quick Links at the top right of the portal.
  3. Select Update Personal Information link. 
  4. On the next screen, select the Names tab.
  5.  Select Add New Name.
    • If you already have a preferred name, you can edit the name by selecting edit.
  6. On the next screen, type in your preferred name and select OK.
  7. Once you have created your preferred name, your account will take an hour to update through the system. 

Visit our legal name change guide if you had recently had a legal name change.

 For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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