Student Name Change


        A name change option would be convenient, particularly for display name. While keeping it on a professional level, it would be easier to have an option to put a preferred name or to be rid of your middle name when it comes to display name purposes. Such a thing would particularly be useful when there are multiple students with the same first name, or if a student prefers to be called something other than the name Canvas automatically installs.


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Hi @Fallon13 -

This is possible -- How do I change the settings in my user account as a student?  -- However, it is up to your school to allow students to edit or change their display name. If you are unable to do so, it would be a great conversation to have with someone in your technology department.