1. Change your name in University Records (CalCentral)
    1. Complete the Petition for Change of Name eForm and submit it to the Office of the Registrar. Instructions here > Change (or Correct) My Legal Name. (eForms are electronic forms accessible via CalCentral.)
    2. The name change will appear in approximately 2-3 weeks; you will not receive a notification when it is done. Check CalCentral for the name change.
    3. After the name change has been made, please also update the Berkeley Campus Directory. This will populate into bCourses.
  2. Once the name change has been made, students may also update their CalNet ID username and bMail email address (@berkeley).
    1. Users may make a one time change to their CalNet ID username in their CalNet Account Manager. More information and instructions are available here. Please be sure to read the instructions carefully.
    2. Users should then send an email with the following information to [email protected] to request the change your bMail address:
      1. Previous Name
      2. Current Name
      3. UID (found in CalCentral > Profile > Basic Information)
      4. New CalNet ID
      5. Desired bMail address (must match CalNet ID)
  3. If you wish, request a new name plate and name badge (free of charge) via the Name Plate & Badge Replacement Form.
  4. Other systems:
    1. CareerNet
      1. CMG BEARS Toolkit under Profile Set Up #4 Complete your “Background” tab.
      2. Email CMG at [email protected] to notify them of the name change.
    2. CampusGroups
      1. Students may change their name and email address by going to “Edit Profile” and update fields as necessary.
    3. Slack
      1. The legal last name will be updated automatically, but display name and contact information should be updated by students to their preferred contact method.