Name Change

If you change your name and need a new card, the process varies based on your role at the university.

Students

If you're a student and need to change your name:

  1. Complete the Name Change Form and turn it in to the Office of the Registrar.
  2. Wait for your name change to be fully processed in the University Banner Database.
  3. Bring your current GWorld card to the GWorld Office and a new card will be issued to you for free if you turn in the card with your old name. If you do not turn in your old card, you will be charged a $35.00 fee.

If you are a student now, but were employed as a faculty or staff member in the past, please follow the process for faculty and staff.

Faculty and Staff

If you're a faculty or staff member and need to change your name:

  1. Complete the Employee Data Change Request Form and turn it in to the Faculty and Staff Services Center.
  2. Wait for your name change to be fully processed in the University Banner Database.
  3. Bring your current GWorld card to the GWorld Office and a new card will be issued to you for free if you turn in the card with your old name. If you do not turn in your old card, you will be charged a $35.00 fee.

Alumni, Visitors, Contractors, MFA and UHS Employees and Friends

If you're an alumni, visitor, contractor, MFA or UHS employee or friend of the library or Foggy Bottom:

  1. Present a valid U.S. government issued photo ID with your new name in person at the GWorld Office.
  2. Bring your current GWorld card to the GWorld Office and a new card will be issued to you for free if you turn in the card with your old name. If you do not turn in your old card, you will be charged a $35.00 fee.