In the event of a legal name change or an incorrectly recorded name, you must first contact the appropriate department for your legal records and inform them of the change. The correct departments are as follows:
Once you have contacted the appropriate department, or departments if you are both staff and student, all systems should be updated with your new name after 48 hours. If these systems are not up to date after 48 hours or you would just like your preferred name changed, the next step would be to submit a self service ticket using the below instructions.
Payroll/HR systems must use your legal name, but if you would like to have your display name changed, you will need to submit an Atlas self-service ticket at https://atlas.utdallas.edu. To submit an Atlas Self-service ticket: