Preferred/Chosen Name Policy
|Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
|Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion
|First version of the policy 1/2022
|Preferred Name, Chosen Name, GENDA, Non-Discrimination, Gender Expression, Gender Identity
This policy recognizes that members of the SUNY Empire community may prefer to use names other than their legal names in order to identify themselves, and ensures that the chosen name of students and employees can and should be used when possible in the course of university business, communication, and/or education. This policy is limited to first names and not surnames or family names.
The Chosen Name Policy is found in the category of Human Resources. It is also linked to in the category of Student Affairs.