UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

Strategy 1.2.4 (Name Change System)

Create a name change case management system and process for all students (and employees)

Owners/Accountable Party

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Vice President for Operations and Finance
  • Associate Vice President for Human Resource Services


Near-term Actions

  • Develop a simple process for students to use the Cyberbear/Ellucian self-service chosen name option
  • Ensure use of the more inclusive term “chosen” rather than “preferred” name

Future Actions

  • Develop a process for employees to request a name change
  • Identify legal constraints and a mapping process for updating data
  • Identify systems and ensure they are pulling the correct data from Banner
  • Define and communicate the process by which changes can be requested by a student or employee

Completed and Ongoing Actions