Name and Address Changes

Your name of record is the name listed in the Columbia University Student Information System. If you are no longer a current student at the University and would like to change your name of record, you must mail a notarized Name Change Affidavit along with photocopies of the required forms of ID to the Office of the Registrar to the address below.

You should send copies of the following:

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • Another form of ID
  • Proof of use of the old name (credit card, University ID Card, marriage certificate, bank statement, etc.)

Office of the Registrar – Student Service Center
Columbia University
205 Kent Hall, MC 9202
1140 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027


Registration & Financial Services @ CUMC
Columbia University
650 W. 168th Street
Unit 45, Black Building Room 141
New York, NY 10032