BoilerLink Preferred Name Change

  • Log in to
  • Go to the user name displayed in the top left-hand corner and click on the arrow pointing down next to the display name
  • Click Profile under the “Profile” heading
  • Change “First Name” field
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Update”
  • The student should now see a green bar at the top that says “Account information updated” and the name displayed in the top left-hand corner should reflect the name change.

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