Skip to main content Skip to navigation
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. 

  • Check your primary name on record by viewing your 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 
  • These changes will not show in the myWSU system 
Name Adjustment and Accents are closed for the Spring 2018 Term, requests for Summer 2018 will open once the term has began