Preferred Name and Pronouns

The Preferred Name portion of this guide provides instructions on how to add / edit your preferred name. The Pronouns portion of this guide provides instructions on how to designate / change your pronouns.

Preferred Name

Specifying a Preferred Name

Step 1:

Login to CSUF Portal

Click on the Student Center link

CSUF Portal, arrow pointing to Student Center link

Step 2:

Under Personal Information, click on the Names link

Arrow pointing to Name link under Personal Information

Step 3:

Click on the Preferred Name button

Arrow pointing to Preferred Name button

Step 4:

Read the Preferred First Name statement 

(Optional) See the website and contact information for more details

Arrow pointing to Preferred Name Statement

Step 5:

Enter your new preferred name in the Enter Your New Preferred First Name box

Arrow pointing to Enter Your New Preferred First Name field

Step 6:

Click the Submit button

Arrow pointing to Submit button

Your changes will be reflected in the Future-Dated Preferred First Name section

Arrow pointing to Future-Dated Preferred First Name information

Delete Preferred Name

Step 1:

Login to CSUF Portal

Click on the Student Center link

CSUF portal, arrow pointing to Student Center link

Step 2:

Under Personal Information, click on the Names link

Arrow pointing to Names link

Step 3:

Click on the Preferred Name button

Arrow pointing to Preferred Name button

Step 4:

Under the Future-Dated Preferred First Name section, click on the Click to delete this preferred name checkbox

Arrow pointing to Click to delete this preferred name checkbox

Step 5:

Click the Submit button

Arrow pointing to Submit button
Pronouns

Step 1:

Login to CSUF Portal

Click on the Student Center link

CSUF portal, arrow pointing to Student Center link

Step 2:

Under Personal Information, click on the Names link

Alternatively, you can click on the drop-down menu and select Pronouns

Arrow pointing to Pronoun selection

Click on the Arrow button to proceed (if you utilize the drop-down menu)

Highlight of Arrow button

Step 3:

Click on the Pronouns link

Arrow pointing to Pronouns link

Step 4:

Read the Pronouns instructional statement

Highlight of Pronoun policy verbiage

Step 5:

Click on the Pronouns dropdown list

Arrow pointing to Pronoun drop-down

Step 6:

Select your preferred pronoun

Arrow pointing to Pronoun drop-down list options

Step 7:

Based on your selection, the Subject / Object / Possessive fields will populate

Highlight of Subject / Object / Possessive field

Not Listed

If not listed is selected, you will be required to indicate your Subject. 

Object and Possessive are optional for the Not Listed selection.


Highlight of Subject / Object / Possessive field

Examples of Not Listed:

Subject / Object / Possessive Not Listed options examples
Subject / Object / Possessive Not Listed options examples

Step 8:

When you are done, click the Save button

Arrow pointing to Save button

Need More Help?

For more information and FAQs on Preferred Names and Pronouns: Registration and Records - Services

For technical questions or assistance, please contact the IT Helpdesk at:

helpdesk@fullerton.edu

657-278-7777