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Announcement

Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 27. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.

Changing Ann Arbor Campus Personal Information

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
  • Gender
  • National ID: U.S. social security number
  • Citizenship Country
  • Citizenship Status: Citizenship status in the United States
  • Visa/Permit Data
  • Ethnicity/Racial Survey

Example Scenario

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 ro.registration.questions@umich.edu 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
2200 SAB
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 sharedservices@umich.edu 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.