Change Display Name in TERPmail or UMD Gmail
- Email for Students.
- Email for Faculty/Staff.
Description of issue
Need to change display name in TERPmail and University of Maryland (UMD) Gmail account.
Cannot change display name in TERPmail or UMD Gmail account.
Staff/Faculty UMD Gmail: The name cannot be changed in a Gmail. Please contact you HR rep. for the name change request.
- Login to your Terpmail.
- In your inbox, click the Settings (cog wheel) icon.
- Click on See all settings
- Go to the Accounts tab, then click Google Account Settings.
- A new window will open.
- Click on Personal Info on the left pane.
- Click on the ">" arrow next to your current name.
- Authenticate again in a new window.
- Edit your display name. Click Save to save the changes.
Graduate students with a Gmail account:
- You will need to fill out a Primary Name Change Request Form.
- Submit it to the Office of the Registrar, First floor, Mitchell Building.