Academic Policies and Procedures

Change of Address, Email or Name

A change of address may be completed online through Orion Self Service at

A change of email may be completed online through Orion Self Service at Electronic communication is the *preferred means of communicating important academic information. Students are *encouraged to keep their email address current. A student's UT Dallas email address is the official method of communication between faculty, administration and the student. It is the student's responsibility to maintain his/her UT Dallas email account at all times.*

For name changes, students must fill out a 'Name Change Form' in The Office of the Registrar. Students must also bring a copy of their driver's license or their marriage certificate for proof of the name change.

Students must provide accurate local and permanent addresses and telephone numbers to the Registrar's Office. This office must be notified immediately of any changes in address or telephone number. *All official correspondence is sent to the address last given to the Registrar. If a student has since moved but failed to correct this address, he or she will not be relieved of responsibility on the grounds that the correspondence was not delivered.