Student Names at KVCC
Legal Name versus Campus Name:
A Legal Name is the name that identifies a student for legal, administrative and other official purposes, and appears on official government and employment documents such as your passport, driver’s license, birth certificate, and U.S. Social Security Card.
- Students must indicate their legal name on the admissions form when they apply to the College
- Changes to a student’s Legal Name require presentation of documentation to the Registrar, who maintains all student records.
A Campus Name is a first name that a student chooses to use at KVCC other than their legal name.
- Students at KVCC can choose a Campus Name when they apply to attend KVCC.
- Students may also request a change to their Campus Name through the Student Portal after their initial application
Places Where Campus Name and Legal Name Appear at KVCC:
|Campus Name||Legal Name|
|Email address||Employment checks|
|ID cards||Employment records|
|Diplomas and commencement programs||1098T, W2 and other tax documents|
|Postal or email correspondence||Financial aid refund checks|
|BrightSpace||Federal, State & Local wage tax reports|
|Attendance System||Official transcripts|
|Class Lists (used by faculty)|
|KVCC Student Portal|
|Computer and network logon (on campus with College-owned devices)|
Please note: all name changes are subject to approval by the Office of the Registrar. Also, the specific locations where each name type appear is subject to change.