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Minneapolis College will be closing at 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 25 and will open again on Tuesday, May 29 after Memorial Day.

Student Services

Update Your Student Information

Keeping your name and address current ensures that MCTC will be able to communicate with you in a timely manner.

Mailing address

You can update your address through eServices or by submitting a Student Change of Data form (PDF).

Name change

To change the name on your student record, submit a Student Change of Data form (PDF). You must attach documentation of the legal name change authorization.

Examples of acceptable documentation include:

  • Marriage certificate
  • Divorce degree
  • Court authorization granting name change

How to submit the Student Change of Data form

  1. Download the Student Change of Data form (PDF), or pick up a printed copy of the Student Change of Data form at the Student Services Center (T.2200)
  2. Submit your completed form to the Student Services Center:

    • In person: Drop the completed form off at the Student Services Center in T.2200.
      Forms submitted in person are usually processed immediately.
    • Online: Send the PDF as an attachment to the Student Services Center online
    • By mail: MCTC Student Services Center, 1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

      Forms submitted by mail or email are typically processed within 2-3 business days after being received. You will be notified at your @go.minneapolis.edu student email account once your request has been processed.

Preferred name request

A preferred name is a name that a person has chosen to identify themselves within the MnSCU system that is different (in whole or in part) from their legal name. A preferred name will appear on class rosters and other records as technically feasible except in places where a legal name is required (such as financial aid records and student transcripts).

Reference: MnSCU System Procedure 1B.1.2 Preferred Name (PDF)

Submit a preferred name request:

  • Online Form: Preferred Name Request eForm
  • Alternate format: Preferred Name Request form (PDF)
    This form must be printed and signed before submitting in person, by email, or by mail. See form for instructions.
  • Paper forms are also available at the Student Services Center (T.2200)