Human Resources

Updating Your Preferred Name

Updating Your Preferred Name

Instructions for Updating Your Preferred Name

  1. Select the Personal Information application on your homepage.

  2. From the options under "Change", select Preferred Name.

  3. Uncheck the box next to Use Legal Name as Preferred Name. This will allow you to update any appropriate fields

  4. Update any fields as necessary.

  5. Click Submit.

What Happens Next?

Your request will route to HR for approval. Once approved, your visible name in Workday will be updated.

Please note:  Updating your Preferred Name does not update your Emerson ID card.

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