FAUNet ID Change

The original assigned FAUNet ID (username) cannot be changed for reasons of preference.

Individuals in the following situations are eligible to change their FAUNetID:

  • You have had a legal name change and your FAUNetID no longer reflects your legal name
    • Prerequisite: Your new name must already be on file with the university
    • Students, fill out and submit the Request_for_Change_of_Name to the Registrar's Office with supporting documents.
    • Faculty/Staff, bring an updated Social Security card to Human Resources at the Boca Raton campus. Their walk-in hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. For more information, please visit http://www.fau.edu/hr
  • You are transitioning and your FAUNetID does not reflect your preferred name.
  • You are being stalked or harassed and have reported it to the FAU Police and/or your local police department.
  • Your FAUNetID spells something offensive in your home language.

Before requesting an FAUNet ID change you must submit a legal name change to the Registrar's Office (students) or Human Resources (staff/faculty). 

Students, fill out and submit the Request_for_Change_of_Name to the Registrar's Office with supporting documents. 

Faculty/Staff, bring an updated Social Security card to Human Resources at the Boca Raton campus. Their walk-in hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. For more information, please visit http://www.fau.edu/hr

 
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The original FAUNetID (username) is not subject to change. The only two exceptions are if an error was made in the spelling of your name that affected the FAUNet ID assigned to you or if you have legally changed your name.

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Service ID: 4001
Created
Tue 5/13/14 1:22 PM
Modified
Wed 1/26/22 11:26 AM