Hiram College

Current students and alumni can change their legal name on their academic record and transcript by mail or in person at the Registrar’s Office.

NOTE: If you only wish to change your name ONLY for Alumni/Development contact purposes and not your official academic record and transcript, please contact the Alumni/Development office at 330.569.5415, or AlumniRel@hiram.edu.

BY MAIL

To request a name change by mail, the following documents are required to be mailed to:

Registrar’s Office
Hiram College
PO Box 67
Hiram, OH 44234

  1. Name Change Form
  2. Notarized copy of photo identification (driver’s license, passport, Hiram student ID)
  3. Notarized Copy of ONE of the following:
    1. Court document verifying legal change of name
    2. Social Security Card
    3. Passport

IN-PERSON

To request a name change in person, the following documents must be brought to the Registrar’s Office:

  1. Name Change Form
  2. ONE of the following:
    1. Court document verifying legal change of name
    2. Social Security Card
    3. Passport
  3. Photo Identification at time of in-person visit (Driver’s License, passport, Hiram student ID)

Need Diploma?

A new diploma with the new name must be requested separately after official name change is complete. See diploma ordering and additional information here. A new ID must be requested through Campus Safety; there may be a charge. 

Any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 330.569.5210 or Registrar@hiram.edu.