- To enter a preferred name for UW-Madison tools, see - Student Center - Updating Your Legal Name, Birthdate or Gender
- Your UW-Madison preferred name appears in Learn@UW tools.
- Therefore, 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:
- Kaltura Mediaspace
For more information on preferred names, see Name and birthdate in UW records from the Office of the Registrar.