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Name Changes

To update or change your Primary Name on your student record, complete the Name Change Form and bring it to the Office of the University Registrar in B-07 Day Hall with photo ID, and a copy of the following:

  • US Passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Court-issued Document (such as a marriage or divorce certificate)

A state issued driver’s license is not an acceptable form of proof for a name change

For International students on a Visa, your name must reflect the name that appears on your Visa. Contact the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) at isso@cornell.edu or 607-255-5243 for assistance with updating your name.


Contact Information

Office of the University Registrar
B07 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4232

Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00-4:15

Questions?
Email us at: univreg@cornell.edu.