Update my directory display name

Issue/Question

  • How do I change my display name?

Environment

  • Miami University Directory of Faculty, Staff and Students

Rationale

  • Miami University IT Services does not update user information in the Miami Directory
  • You, as a user, can follow this resolution to update your preferred name in the Miami Directory
    • Other information can only be updated in Banner

Resolution

  1. Go to the Miami Directory
  2. If you are not already logged in, click the log in link in the left navigation to access the directory
  3. After you log in, extra options will appear on the left navigation bar
  4. From the left navigation bar, click My Entry
  5. Select Edit Name Preferences
  6. Locate the Preferred Name section at the top of the page and enter the first name you would like to display
  7. If desired, select the Hide middle name in directories check box
  8. When you are finished editing your preferences, scroll down and click Save

 

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Article ID: 29589
Created
Fri 4/21/17 2:36 PM
Modified
Wed 10/17/18 1:39 PM
Can you resolve this issue yourself?
Can the end-user resolve the issue using the instructions given?
Or does the end-user need to request assistance from Miami UIT, a client office, or a vendor?
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