Carnegie Mellon University

Personal Information FAQs

Refer to the Self-Identification in Workday System Guide [pdf] for instructions on how to update your race, ethnicity, gender, disability and veteran status.

Because it is used for taxation purposes, your primary home address must be a physical, U.S. domestic address. It cannot be a post office box, SMC, RR#, etc. You have the option to enter additional addresses for mailing purposes.

Students should update their home address via Student Information Online (SIO). A daily integration from SIO will update your information in Workday. If your new address does not appear in Workday a day after updating in SIO, contact HR Services to update your address on your behalf.

The Electronic Tax Forms Quick Guide [pdf] provides instructions on updating this information in Workday.

Change your legal name under the Personal Information section of Workday. The Legal Name Change in Workday System Guide [pdf] provides instructions. Be sure to attach supporting documentation, such as a Social Security card with your new (updated) name, prior to submitting the change.