Update Your Records

Online Changes: Contact Information, Personal Information
Other Changes: Birthdate, Citizenship, Dependents, Gender, Marital Status, Social Security #
Name Changes
Religion Changes

Online Changes

You can update the following items online:

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Other Changes

The BYU Records Office processes the following biographic changes. These require written consent and/or documentation that can be provided in person, by mail or fax.

Change Type Required Documentation
Birthdate Signed Written Consent
Citizenship

One of the following:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Certificate of citizenship
  • Naturalization forms

Dependent

(adding or removing)

Adding:

  • Signed written consent and 
  • Individual's full name (maiden name if applicable)
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • SSN for US Citizens or BYU identifier
    (if they have a BYU account already)

Removing:

  • Individual's full name
Gender Signed Written Consent
Marital Status Signed Written Consent or done online
Name  See table below
Religion See table below
Social Security Number Signed Social Security Card

Name Changes

Use the chart below to determine which documentation you need to provide the Records Office in order to change your name.

Student Status/
Academic Record
Employment Status Required Documentation
Student

Student Employee Social Security Card
Student Employee
(terminated within the current tax year)
Student Employee
(terminated during a previous year)

Any of the following:

  • Driver's license
  • Social Security Card
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Passport
Non-employee
Any Full-time or other
non-student employee
Please contact Staff Employment
No Academic Record Non-employee None required

Religion Change

Religion  Status Change What to Do
Changing your religious status to LDS

Submit one of the following
to the Registrar's Office:

  • A copy of your baptismal certificate
  • A letter from your bishop
  • A membership record
    with your baptism date
Changing your religious status
from LDS to another religion
Begin the process through
​ the Honor Code Office.
Changing your religious status from
one non-LDS religion to another non-LDS religion
Change it online.