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The computer says my name is Rebekah, but there is a problem. I'm a recently transgender male and I want to nickname myself with my account on my school computer, but I can't. Nothing I do works, and I need help.

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Hello @RebekahTwaddell 

Thank you for contacting the Instructure Community. We're sorry to hear you've been experiencing issues with changing your display name in Canvas. You should be able to do so following this guide:

How do I change the settings in my user account as... - Instructure Community

However, if that option has been removed or you can't edit that - it is fairly common for schools to disable this setting as it  can affect your official transcripts   and enrollments. If that's the case, please contact  your school registrar's office and they can assist in getting  the  name changed. Hopefully this helps! 

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