Changing the Display Name on Email for UBmail Powered by Exchange

Faculty, Staff, Volunteers, Retirees and Medical Residents may legally change their name or set a preferred name. Extra steps may be required to display that name in email.

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Last Reviewed: July 13, 2018


  • Legal name changes: Contact UB Human Resources. Your name in email will update automatically once the change is processed by HR.
  • Preferred name changes: Contact Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Because HR systems do not yet have a preferred name field, some systems may not be able to be changed.

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