Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs

Preferred Name Change Process

Wright State University is committed to creating a campus environment where all students are treated the way they want to be treated. A campus where all students have the access and agency to update their name with the university so that their chosen name is used throughout most university systems. 

We have a Preferred name change form that current students can complete and turn into the Raider Connect. This form NOW will also allow you to have your chosen name reflected on our Wright1 card and show up in Wings Express. 

Request for Preferred (Chosen) Name Change 


Wright State University Student Legal Services is a great resource that will help support you in navigating a legal name change. Once you complete your legal name change you can complete this form below to have your chosen legal name reflected within the university. 

Request to Change Name (Legal name change)


Chosen Name & Pronoun Resource for Students:

Feel free to print out and utilize this resource as often as you need. This is a great resource to use for the first week of classes to give to your instructors & professors so that they use your chosen name & pronouns on the first day. There are also printed copies of this resource in the LGBTQA Community Engagement Room (Student Union 016)

PDF iconChosen Name & Pronoun Handout (1).pdf