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When in-person help is necessary, follow all BYU COVID policies when visiting our offices.

Update Your Personal Information

Some records changes can be made online. Others require you to submit a request with documentation.

Changes You Can Make Yourself

You can update the following items online:

Changes You Have to Request

The Registrar’s Office processes the following biographical record changes. Submit a request through YMessage, mail, or fax, along with the appropriate documentation listed below.


Other Changes
Change Type Required Documentation
Birthdate Signed Written Consent
Citizenship One of the following:
Birth Certificate
Certificate of citizenship
Naturalization forms
Dependent (adding or removing) Adding: Signed written consent and Individual's full name (maiden name if applicable), Date of Birth, Gender, SSN for US Citizens or BYU identifiers if they have a BYU account already
Removing: Individual's full name
Marital Status Done online
Name See table below
Religion See table below
Social Security Number Signed Social Security Card
Name Changes
Student Status/Academic Record Employment Status Required Documentation
Student Student Employee Social Security Card
Previous Student Employee (terminated in current or previous calendar year) Social Security Card
Previous Student Employee (haven't been employed by BYU for 2+ years) Any of the following:
Non-employee Driver's license
Social Security Card
Non-student Full-time or other non-student employee Please contact the Benefits Office
No Academic Record Non-employee None required
Religion Changes
Religion Status Change What to Do
Changing your religious status to member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Submit one of the following to the Registrar's Office:
A copy of your baptismal certificate
A letter from your bishop
A membership record with your baptism date
Changing your religious status from member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to another religion Begin the process through the Honor Code Office
Changing your religious status from one non-LDS religion to another Change it online (link above)