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Name Changes WSU Graduations

Name Changes

This information applies to current students only. If you need to request a diploma reprint with a different name see Diploma Request for more information. 

The name listed on your diploma and transcript is your primary name on record with WSU. 

  • Students can view their primary name on record on my.WSU or  by viewing the unofficial transcript
  • Diplomas are printed: First Middle Last
  • Transcripts are printed: Last, First Middle 
  • Name changes of any kind must be completed no later than the last day of instruction for it be reflected on the diploma

For official name changes contact Payroll Services, this includes any changes to the last name, the name printed on the transcript as well as any capitalization and spelling errors. 

Name Adjustments and Accents - Diploma Only 

  • Adjustments can be made to the First and Middle names only
  • Accents can be added to First, Middle and Last names
  • These adjustments apply only to the  name printed on the diploma 
  • Accents will NOT show on the myWSU system 
  • First and/or Middle Name adjustments can be viewed under Profile Information  - These adjustments will be added prior to the printing of diplomas and will not be immediately visible to students.  
The Name Adjustment and Accents Request Form is accessed through the Graduation Information Verification.