Personal Identification Change Form

How do I change my name on my student records?

In order to change the name that is on a student record, the student must submit a completed Personal Identification Change form with required evidence of the name change to the Office of the Registrar.

The student must provide a copy of his/her Social Security card with his/her current legal name and any of the following with the same current, legal name:

  • driver’s license
  • U.S. military card
  • NYS identification card
  • passport
  • marriage certificate
  • court order.

Personal Identification Change Form (PDF 59kB)

The Personal Identification Change form and required documentation can be mailed, emailed or faxed to the Office of the Registrar.

Mail: Office of the Registrar, SUNY Empire State College, 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4390

Email: registrarsoffice@esc.edu — Requests and documentation can be attached as a PDF and emailed.

Fax: 518-580-0105 — Office of the Registrar, SUNY Empire State College

Note: You will need Adobe Reader to read PDF documents. If it is not installed on your computer, download it for free from Adobe.

How do I change my gender on my student records?

In order to change the gender that is on a student record, the student must submit a completed Personal Identification Change form with required evidence of the gender change to the Office of the Registrar.

The student must provide a copy of either a DMV (state-government-issued) license or U.S. passport in addition to one of the following:

  • driver’s license
  • U.S. military card
  • NYS identification card
  • passport
  • court order.

Personal Identification Change Form (PDF 59kB)

The Personal Identification Change form and required documentation can be mailed, emailed or faxed to the Office of the Registrar.

Mail: Office of the Registrar, SUNY Empire State College, 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4390

Email: registrarsoffice@esc.edu — Requests and documentation can be attached as a PDF and emailed.

Fax: 518-580-0105 — Office of the Registrar, SUNY Empire State College

Note: You will need Adobe Reader to read PDF documents. If it is not installed on your computer, download it for free from Adobe.

Contact us!

Registrarsoffice@esc.edu

ESCtranscript@esc.edu

VCO@esc.edu

Phone: 800-847-3000 or 518-587-2100

Fax: 518-580-0105

Mailing Address

SUNY Empire State College
Office of the Registrar
2 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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