How to change your preferred first name

If you go by a different first name than your legal first name, you can change your preferred name inside Banner Self-Service (SSB) from myPellissippi. There are two different links available depending on if you are a student or an employee.

Student Process

Log into myPellissippi

On the Home tab, click on “More Options…” in the Records menu on the rightscreenshot of myPellissippi home screen with the "More options" link highlighted by a pink box

 

This takes you to the main Student menu in SSB. Click the Student Records link

screenshot of Banner student main menu with the Student Records link highlighted with a pink box

In the Student Records menu, click Add/Change Preferred Name

screenshot of Banner student records menu screen with Add or Change Preferred name highlighted with pink box

 

Enter your preferred first name and click Submit. You’re done!!

screenshot of Add or Change preferred first name screen

 

Employee Process

Log into myPellissippi and go to the Employee page

screenshot of myPellissippi screen with Employee menu item highlighted by pink box

 

In the Employee Details portlet, click the Add/Change Preferred Name link

screenshot of employee details portlet menu with Add/Change Preferred First Name link highlighted with a pink box

Complete the preferred first name and click Submit. You’re done!

screenshot of Add or Change preferred first name screen

For employees, contact the HelpDesk if you wish to also change the “From” name inside Outlook.

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