BGSU Chosen Name


What is a Chosen Name and how can I change it?


Some members of our BGSU community may use chosen names, which are names other than their legal names.  Often, chosen names more accurately reflect a person's identity.

Expand the panels in this article for information on BGSU Chosen Name and how to set/change/update it. For additional information on Chosen Names, visit this webpage


If you have questions about how this will impact records, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 419-372-8441 or For technical questions, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 419-372-0999. For questions related to this policy, please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ+ Programs at 419-372-2642 or

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

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