Legal Name Change

 

Requirements: social security card, passport, or court-issued document showing your new legal name.

Students

  1. Submit a request through your School Registrar. If you are in multiple degree programs, you'll need to submit information to each registrar.
    1. ASE form
    2. Medical School information
    3. Dental School information
    4. PHPD form
    5. Sackler form
    6. Other schools: contact your school registrar
  2. After your registrar has confirmed the change, submit a request to it@tufts.edu to update your Email alias/address and any other Tufts services you may use (see below).
  3. Update information in Tufts Alert emergency notification system.
  4. Request a new Public Safety ID card.  You will have to wait until your name has been updated in the directory.  Check your name on whitepages.tufts.edu.
  5. If you are a University employee, you will need to complete a legal name change with HR (see instructions for Faculty/Staff).
  6. Medford students only: Contact mary.daley@tufts.edu or susan.keathing@tufts.edu in Health Services to have your name updated in medicat.

Faculty/Staff

  1. Submit an HR Request Form.
  2. After HR has confirmed the change, submit a request to it@tufts.edu to update your Email alias/address and and any other Tufts services you may use (see below).
  3. Update information in Tufts Alert emergency notification system.
  4. Request a new Public Safety ID card.  You will have to wait until your name has been updated in the directory.  Check your name on whitepages.tufts.edu.

 

Other Tufts services that may be updated (not an inclusive list)

  • eList – Tufts email distribution lists
  • Box – Tufts storage and content sharing tool
  • TerraDotta – Tufts travel registry
  • Any other systems that don't appear to have been updated after forms have been submitted to HR or Registrar.
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