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Personal Information Update

To protect the integrity of your Academic Record, we require your written authorization and documentation verifying your name, social security number or date of birth. Faxes are not acceptable and all photocopies of required documents must be notarized.

Please use the Personal Information Update Form to authorize us to change your name, social security number or date of birth on your Academic Record. Any change in name will be reflected on all university documents, class rosters, official transcripts, student records, diplomas, etc.

Both current and former students may submit the appropriate documents in person to the Office of the University Registrar located in JCK 111 or mail the documents to:

Texas State University
Office of the University Registrar
J.C. Kellam, Ste. 111
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666

 

Required Documents

Students who have NEVER been employed at Texas State must submit the following:

1. Personal Information Update Form,
2. Two Primary Identifications; or One Primary + Secondary; or One Primary + Supporting

Students who have been employed at Texas State must submit the following:

1.  Personal Information Update Form,
2.  One Primary + Social Security Card

Students who are requesting to update their Social Security Number must submit the following:

1.  Personal Information Update Form,
2.  One Primary + Social Security Card

 

Valid Documents for Identification

All documents submitted must match the requested new name. Photocopies of required documents must be notarized.

Primary Identification

Secondary Identification

Supporting Identification

State Issued ID Card
Driver's License
Passport
US Citizenship Certificate
Certificate of Naturalization
Military ID
Birth Certificate
Court Order
Marriage License
Divorce Decree
Social Security Card**
Concealed Handgun License
Temporary Driver's License
Temporary ID Card

**NOTE: Any student that is also a current employee at the university must submit a copy of their Social Security Card with full name indicated. This is a requirement of Human Resources and no exceptions are allowed.

Graduating Candidates

The name on your diploma will appear as the name we have on file (class schedule/transcripts).  To change your name to your legal name you must follow the procedure stated above.

Please note: The deadline for changing Fall 2014 graduates’ legal names is Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Name on Commencement Program and diploma may be different for changes made after Tuesday, November 11, 2014.