Your name will default to the legal name listed in Stanford University's educational records. It is your responsibility to verify when you apply to graduate in Axess that the diploma name listed is correct, or to provide any changes required, including hyphens, spaces, lower/upper case letters, accents, etc. No additional titles such as Esq. or Dr. etc, are permitted on the diploma name.
You may update your diploma name in the application to graduate. The completed request should be submitted prior to the application to graduate deadline posted on the Academic Calendar. No name change requests will be accepted after the late application to graduate deadline in Spring Quarter.
You may enter special characters, such as accented letters, in your diploma name. Use this special character guide sheet (pdf) to assist in entering the special characters. For any additional help, questions or if you have a special character not listed on the guide sheet, please submit a Service Request.