Change your first (or last) name

Modifiy the display of your name (and surnames)

By default and for administrative reasons, your complete name (including your middle names) appears in the EPFL online directory. Upon request, it is possible to hide your middle names or modify your last name. Please note that any change will be subject to validation.


  • On your personal profile, go to your ‘Contacts’ tab
  • Click ‘Complete list of addresses and functions
  • Click on ‘Modify data
  • Log in and ask the desired changes

Icon do modify your surnames

Modify the display of your name and surnames in your mailbox

To change your name in the mailing system EWA, Outlook or Exchange, please read this FAQ.