Updating Personal Information

How do I update my preferred first name?

You can update your preferred first name in AppalNet by clicking on the Personal Information tab, and then the Preferred First Name link. When editing or adding a preferred first name, please be sure to enter a preferred name with a maximum of twenty upper and lower case characters. Remember, this name will be displayed or used by faculty in class activities. For more information, consult the Preferred First Name Initiative.

How do I change my legal name?

You can change your legal name by filling out the Statement of Identity Form on the Forms page and submitting the form, plus the required supporting documents, to the Registrar's Office. The Registrar’s Office does not accept sensitive and personally identifiable information via email. For more information on submitting the required documentation electronically via Filelocker, please review the instructions on sending a confidential document.

How do I change my address?

You can change your address in AppalNet by clicking on the Personal information tab, and then the Update Address and Telephone Numbers link.

How do I change my phone number?

You can change your phone number in AppalNet by clicking on the Personal information tab, and then the Update Address and Telephone Numbers link.

How do I change my personal e-mail address?

You can change your personal e-mail in AppalNet by clicking on the Personal information tab, and then the View/Update Personal E-mail link.

How do I change my diploma mailing address?

When submitting a graduation application in AppalNet a student must provide a diploma address. To change this address after submitting the initial application the student must e-mail graduation@appstate.edu from their official @appstate e-mail address with the new diploma address