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Changing First and Middle Name

  1. Process

    Students who enroll at New York University may change their First and Middle name without documentation. To change your preferred First and Middle name, complete the Change of Student Information form.

  2. FERPA

    A student's preferred title and first name will be disclosed as "directory information" unless the student refuses to permit such disclosure. For further information on disclosure of directory information, please refer to New York University's Guidelines for Compliance with the Family Educational rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

  3. Policy Contact

    Please contact Academic Records online or at (212) 998-4280, with any questions regarding this policy and process.

    Disclaimer: This policy does not form a contract of any kind and may be modified, changed, altered, or rescinded by NYU at its discretion.

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