Preferred Name-The HUB - Carnegie Mellon University

Preferred Name

Beginning Fall 2011, the university launched the initial use of the preferred name, as described below. Updates will be communicated to the campus community as the necessary changes are completed to support continued implementation. 

Please contact University Registrar John Papinchak with any questions regarding the below guidelines and their implications. 

To print the below information for your records, you may download the PDF version.

Guiding Principle

Definitions

How to Add Preferred Name in SIO

Places the Preferred Name Will Display

Student Privacy Considerations

Changing the Email Display Name (aka CMUname)

Name Display on the CMU Directory

Considerations in Using a Preferred Name

Documentation

Preferred Name Resources for Faculty & Staff (.pdf) - Updated August 13, 2013

Preferred Name Guidelines (.pdf) - Published August 13, 2013

Preferred Name Guidelines (.pdf) - Published August 15, 2012

Preferred Name Guidelines (.pdf) - Published May 11, 2012

Preferred Name Guidelines (.pdf) - Published August 26, 2011