Southern Nazarene University maintains educational records
under the student's full, legal name. Official documents and transcripts will be
issued under this name. The University maintains the records of former students
under the full, legal name the student had when last enrolled.
A current or former student may change the name on his or her
permanent academic record by presenting a signed request and a notarized copy of
the appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar along with a signed
and dated copy of the
Change Request. To correct the spelling or the proper sequence of the name,
the student must present a notarized copy of the student's birth certificate. To
change the name, the student must present a notarized copy of the signed court
order showing the new legal name. To assume the spouse's name following
marriage, a student must present a notarized copy of the marriage certificate.
To discontinue use of the married name after a divorce, the student must present
a notarized copy of a divorce decree or signed court order showing the new
The request should be mailed with the appropriate document to
the Office of the Registrar. To ensure accurate and complete student records, a
student must continue to register under his or her former name until the request
and documentation have been forwarded.
For additional information:
Office of the Registrar
6729 NW 39th
Bethany, OK 73008
*effective August 18, 2004.