Preferred First Name Setup

Issue / Question

Instructions to update your preferred first name.

  • How do I update my preferred first name?
  • How can I change my preferred name in Bengalweb?
  • Can I change my name in Bengalweb?
  • Platform
    • Bengalweb
  • Audience Affected
    • Students
    • Staff
    • Faculty

If you have a preferred first name that is different from your legal first name, you can let ISU know by using the following instructions.  The preferred name must follow the Preferred Name Data Standards, and all preferred names will be checked for compliance before being used to create an email address or entered into our Caller ID system. 

Information Self Service
  1. Go to Bengalweb
  2. Enter your Username.
  3. Enter your Password.
  4.  Select:
  • Students:Academic Tools > Student Records > Personal Information Self Service
  • Employees: Employees > Action & Information > Employment Details> Personal Information Self Service.
  1. Select Personal Information Self Service
  2. To request a new email address that reflects your preferred name, complete the Email Address Update Request form.   

Personal Details Highlighting Preferred first name in bengalweb

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services - Client Experience & Solutions Group at (208) 282-4357 or through chat


Article ID: 98762
Wed 2/19/20 10:21 AM
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