Names & Gender Markers

COTC:

Changing preferred name at COTC (Process as of 2-8-19): Complete the Personal Data Change form add preferred name or nickname. (Check the box that says “Other” and write on the line provided: “Preferred name: ________”)

What name can I put on my COTC ID card? COTC mirrors OSU’s preferred name on BuckID policy found here.  Contact the Newark Campus Security Office (740-366-9237) for any questions.

Changing legal name at COTC (Policy as of 2-8-19): CHANGE OF NAME/ADDRESS/PHONE NUMBER Any change in a student’s name, address or phone number must be reported to The Gateway. Name changes require submission of a U.S. Social Security Card. It is the responsibility of the student to notify the college of any changes by completing a Personal Data Form available from The Gateway. Each student is responsible for complying with any official communication sent to the last reported address.

Changing gender marker at COTC (Link coming soon)

Click here for other places on campus you may also wish to update. [Link coming soon.]

 

OSU:

Changing preferred name at OSU

What name can I put on my BuckID?

Changing legal name at OSU: Click here then scroll down to the last FAQ that says “

Changing gender marker at OSU

Changing sexual orientation/gender identification in BuckeyeLink: Go to BuckeyeLink.osu.edu then click on this icon:

Buckeyelink update sexual orientation icon

Employees – Changing legal name at OSU

Click here for other places on campus you may also wish to update. [Link coming soon.]

 

For any questions navigating these OSU/COTC policies: Students feel free to contact the advisors of PrideOutLoud.  Faculty/Staff feel free to contact the founders of the Employee Resource Group.

 

Other resources:

Name and gender change legal clinics available through Equitas Health and TransOhio