Before applying to Rackham Graduate School ensure that the personal information you will submit with your application matches the information in Ann Arbor campus records.
Types of Personal Information
Legal documentation is usually required to update personal information. Please consult with the Registrar’s Office or the Shared Services Center to determine which documents you will need to make the update.
- Primary Name (Legal Name)
- Date of Birth
- Birth Location, Birth Country, Birth State
- National ID: U.S. social security number
- Citizenship Country
- Citizenship Status: Citizenship status in the United States
- Visa/Permit Data
- Ethnicity/Racial Survey
A former undergraduate from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus changes their legal name after graduating. They plan on applying to a master’s program within Rackham. We advise that they contact the Registrar’s Office before submitting their application for admission, and request that their legal name be changed in their Ann Arbor campus records to ensure that the name entered in the application matches.
Current and Former Students, Alumni, and Former Employees on the Ann Arbor Campus
Current or former students, alumni, and former employees on the Ann Arbor Campus should contact the Registrar’s Office to update their personal information. If you have questions, email the Registrar’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734.647.3507.
You can update your personal information by visiting a Student Services Site or by sending your request by mail to the address below. Please note, personal information should never be sent via email.
Student Services - Central Campus
Office of the Registrar
University of Michigan
515 E. Jefferson St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316
Processing takes 1 to 3 business days after all required documentation is received.
Current Employees on the Ann Arbor Campus
Current employees on the Ann Arbor Campus should contact the Shared Services Center to update their personal information. If you have questions, email the Shared Services Center at email@example.com or call 734.615.2000 or 1.866.647.7657.
Download the HR30005 Address/Personal Data Form and follow the directions for completing and submitting the form and associated legal documents. Please note, personal information should never be sent via email. All HR forms and associated legal documentation must be mailed or faxed to the Shared Services Center following the instructions at the bottom of the form.
Processing takes 5 business days after all required documentation is received.
If You Are an International Citizen Holding a Non-Immigrant Visa
Consult with the office that issued the immigration documents for the non-immigrant visa to determine if the change in personal information will impact your immigration documents before changing personal information. Changing the personal information in your University of Michigan record may require requesting new immigration documents.