Change your personal information


It is your responsibility to keep your contact information up to date so that UVic can contact you with important information.

Contact information

Log into your Profile summary in Online tools to update your:

  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Phone numbers
  • Emergency contacts

Preferred first name


Your preferred name is the name by which you are normally addressed and can be different than your legal first name on your UVic student record. Your preferred name appears on:

  • Your student record
  • Your ONECard
  • Class and grade lists for your courses
  • CourseSpaces
  • Some university communications

You can update your preferred first name at any time by logging into your Profile summary in Online tools.

Use of legal name

Your legal name appears on your:

  • Student record
  • Official letters and transcript
  • Tax forms
  • Diploma

If you change your legal name, you should notify the university by submitting the Personal information change form and a copy of supporting documentation. Acceptable supporting documentation is listed on the form.