Changes to Personal Information

Address/Telephone Changes

You can update your address information by completing the Change of Address form and mailing, emailing, or faxing it to our office. Or you may simply send us a letter with your change of address information. Please be sure to include your full name, the last four digits of your Social Security Number and indicate whether your new address replaces your Current, Permanent, or Emergency Contact.

Please send faxes to 706.583.8162 or send mail to: Office of the Registrar, Holmes/Hunter Academic Bldg., Athens, GA 30602-6113. Emails should be sent to reghelp@uga.edu and must be sent from a UGA email account

Name Changes

If you need to make changes to your name, you will need to present the appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar. Different types of name changes require different types of legal documentation.

You must complete, sign and submit the Change of Name form, along with one of the following:

  • Change of name due to Marriage requires a copy of your marriage certificate or current Social Security card and a government-issued photo ID reflecting your new name.
  • Change of name due to Legal Change requires a copy of a court order or current Social Security card and a government-issued photo ID reflecting your new name.
  • Change of name due to Divorce requires a copy of divorce decree or current Social Security card and a government-issued photo ID reflecting your new name.
  • Change of name due to Adoption requires a copy of court order or current Social Security card and a government-issued photo ID reflecting your new name.
  • Change of name due to Gender Change requires a copy of court order, copy of current Social Security card, and a government-issued photo ID reflecting your new name.
  • Change of name due to Spelling Error normally requires only a government-issued photo ID containing the correct spelling. At times, your current Social Security card may be required.

You may bring all appropriate documentation to our Service Center in Holmes/Hunter Academic Bldg, send via fax to 706.583.8162 or mail to:  Office of the Registrar, Holmes/Hunter Academic Bldg., Athens, GA  30602-6113. Change of Name forms will not be accepted via email.