Self–Service Information Updates

Preferred Name Changes

Preferred names let faculty and staff know what name you prefer to be called (assuming the name is different than your legal name). If you have a legal name change, you will need to request your primary name be updated in Catalyst.

Update in Catalyst

To update your preferred name (the name that shows on class rosters for your instructors), follow the below instructions.

  1. Log into Catalyst, and click on the My Profile tile.
  2. Click on the pencil icon next to your Preferred name.
  3. Make any updates that are necessary.
  4. Click Save.

Update in Canvas

To update your name as it appears in Canvas, follow the below instructions.

  1. Go to Canopy, and click on the Canvas tile.
  2. Log into Canvas.
  3. In the top left–hand cornerclick on the Account tile.
  4. Next, click on the Profile hyperlink on the card that slides out.
  5. Click on Edit Profile in the top right–hand corner.
  6. Make any updates that are necessary.
  7. At the bottom of the page, click Save Profile on the bottom right.

Update in Blackboard

To update your name as it appears in Blackboard, follow the below instructions.

  1. Go to Canopy, and click on the Blackboard tile.
  2. Log into Blackboard.
  3. In the top right–hand cornerclick on the current name that is listed for you.
  4. Next, click on the Personal Information hyperlink under the Settings heading.
  5. Click on Edit Personal Information.
  6. Make any updates that are necessary.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Submit on the bottom right.

Address Changes

Update an Existing Address

To update your address as it appears in Catalyst, follow the instructions below.

  1. Login to Catalyst, and click on the My Profile tile.
  2. Select the Addresses hyperlink under the Personal Information tab.
  3. Click on the pencil icon to the right of the address you wish to update.
  4. Enter the new information, then click OK.

Add a New Address

To add a new address, follow the instructions below.

  1. Login to Catalyst, and click on the My Profile tile.
  2. Select the Address hyperlink under the Personal Information tab.
  3. Click the Add a new address button.
  4. Enter the new information, then click OK.
  5. On the new screen, select the Address Type on the right–hand side of the page.
  6. Enter the Date new address will take effect, then click Save.