Change of Personal Data

Primary Name Change

To change your primary name also known as your legal name on your student record you must complete and submit the Name Change form (PDF) along with copies of legal documents that show your previous and new name. The documents along with the form can be sent directly to Alejandra Bicknell at  abicknell@tacomacc.edu for processing. Submit copies of legal documents  via your TCC email account, which is the primary form of communication with the college. Or by dropping copies of the documents at our drop box located on the East side of building 7, next to parking lot J. Documentation must include previous and current legal name. Requests have a processing time of two business days. 

Legal Documentation Options:

  • Marriage Certificate or License
  • Original Birth Certificate and Current Driver's License
  • Certified Court Order
  • Certified Divorce Decree
  • Passport with a second legal document from this list
  • Newly issued and Former Driver's License

Legal name changes will change MyTCC portal login and email address. For support please contact the student help desk at support@tacomacc.edu or by phone 253-566-5176.

NAME CHANGE FORM (PDF) 

Social Security Number Update

Students who need to make a change to their social security number on their Tacoma Community College  records must submit the Social Security Number Form online. A valid driver’s license and social security card  are  required for SSN changes. If you are not comfortable with uploading additional documentation, the online form can be printed and submitted to Enrollment Services for processing. 

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER FORM

Date of Birth Correction

Students who need to make a correction to their Date of Birth must submit a Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate to Enrollment Services at enrollmentservices@tacomacc.edu. To review your Date of Birth login to your ctcLink account-->Student Homepage--> Profile--> Personal Details.

Preferred Name Change

  • Log in to your ctcLink account. Your Student ID Number/ctcLink ID can be found by visiting My E-Services.
  • Select Student Homepage
  • Select Profile
  • Under Personal Details select the plus sign ( +) under Names 
  • In the type field select Preferred
  • Enter your preferred name in the fields and save

The preferred name will be listed under Canvas.

Address, Phone and Email Updates

  • Log in to your ctcLink account. Your Student ID Number/ctcLink ID can be found by visiting My E-Services.
  • Select Student Homepage
  • Select Profile
  • Select the Contact Details and/or Addresses tab
  • Under the various tabs you are able to update your email, phone and address. If you are a financial aid student please insure you use the Home address type. As this address type is what financial aid uses in their processes. 
  •  Select the plus sign ( +) under the field needing updates
  • Enter changes and save

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