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Name/Address Changes

Address/Phone number change You can easily keep your address and phone number updated by using EagleNET.  When you log into EagleNET, click on the "Personal Information" tab to make these changes.  If you don't know your EWU id or can't log into EagleNET, please email us at regonline@ewu.edu to change your address/number.
Name change You must submit a request in writing to the Records and Registration office to have your name changed on your official student record.  Please use the Student Update form.  Supporting documentation is required for a name change.  When making your request in person, you will be required to show photo id.  Please allow 2 weeks for the name change to be processed.
Supporting documentation needed for a name change. One of the following (if providing a copy of your certified document, please include a statement verifying it is a true certified copy)
  • certified copy of court order
  • certified copy of dissolution decree
  • certified copy of a dissolution of domestic partnership
  • marriage certificate
If the change is being processed for a student receiving financial aid, in addition to one of the documents listed above, you must provide information from your Social Security card showing the new name.In the event the primary documentation is unavailable, a minimum of two of the documents listed below must be presented to establish proof.  At least one of the documents presented must include valid photo identification, a birth date, and a signature.  Acceptable documentation includes:
  • valid driver's license
  • valid military identification
  • valid student ID (must contain date of birth and signature and may not be an EWU ID card)
  • valid passport
  • original copy of citizenship form that contains a signature and photograph
  • a federally recognized Indian tribe's enrollment card
  • United States Bureau of Indian Affairs ID card
  • business license
  • birth certificate
  • utility, telephone, water, medical or other bills that show the name used
Additionally, if the change is being processed for a student receiving financial aid, in addition to one of the documents listed above, you must provide information from your Social Security card showing the new name.
Gender change
No documentation is required to change your gender.  Please use the Student Update form, Preferred Name.
Other changes The Student Update form may also be used to request a correction to your SSN or your birthdate.
For more information, please contact our office: Records and Registration
201 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA  99004-2448
509.359.6587
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