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Learn@UW - Preferred Name (UW-Madison)
Your UW-Madison preferred name appears in Learn@UW tools.
- To enter a preferred name for UW-Madison tools, see - Preferred Name - Service Description.
- This name is set through the MyUW portal and imported by all Learn@UW tools (in addition to other UW-Madison services).
- When you select a preferred name in MyUW, your preferred first name (as well as your legal last name) will be visible to students, TAs, and instructors on these sites:
- Third-party platforms integrated with Canvas:
For more information on preferred names, see Name and birthdate in UW records from the Office of the Registrar.