How do I update my personal information?

Address Changes

Current and former students may update their address information by submitting an address change form, which may be filled out online, printed, signed, and mailed or faxed to:

Office of the University Registrar Sewanee: The University of the South 735 University Avenue Sewanee, TN 37383-1000 Fax 931.598.1894

Telephone and email requests for change of address are not accepted.

Name Changes

The University of the South maintains educational records under your full legal name, and requires strong evidence before changing name records. Requests to change your name may be initiated by submitting a request for change of name form along with the legal documentation that pertains to the circumstance of your name change: 

  • Name Change by Marriage 
    • certified copy of marriage certificate, or
    • certified copy of abstract of marriage.
  • Name Change by Dissolution of Marriage
    • certified copy of dissolution of marriage judgment with maiden name restored
  • Name Change by Court Order
    • certified copy of court order changing your name
  • Name Change by Naturalization
    • certified copy of naturalization certificate (N-550 or N-570), and
    • certified copy of your Application for Naturalization (N-400) with request for change of name
  • Name Change by Usage Method (requires documentation that you are using your new name to transact business with both state and federal agencies)
    • certified copy of valid state-issued driver license or state-issue ID new name, and
    • certified copy of your social security card with new name, and
    • documentation that links your current and new name

Mail your completed request for change of name form along with all required supporting documentation to:

Office of the University Registrar Sewanee: The University of the South 735 University Avenue Sewanee, TN 37383-1000 Fax 931.598.1894

Alternatively, you may personally deliver the necessary original documents to our office, where we will produce copies for our use, and return the originals to you.  We strongly advise against mailing the original documents to us.

Telephone, email, and fax requests for change of name are not accepted.

Social Security Number Changes

The University of the South does not utilize the social security number as a primary identifier. Nonetheless, student social security numbers are maintained by the University for a variety of reasons: verification of enrollment, participation in state and federal financial aid programs (including subsidized loans and work-study), required reporting to the Internal Revenue Service, and verification of identity.

Current and former students may update their social security number by submitting a certified copy of their social security card to:

Office of the University Registrar Sewanee: The University of the South 735 University Avenue Sewanee, TN 37383-1000 Fax 931.598.1894

Alternatively, you may personally deliver your social security card to our office, where we will produce a copy for our use, and return the original to you. We strongly advise against mailing your social security card to us.

Telephone, email, and fax requests for social security number changes are not accepted.