Updates to preferred first names and personal pro-nouns are done in MyExtension, those changes will flow into Canvas within during the next Canvas data refresh occurring every hour from 7:30am - 7:30pm.
Log into https://myextension.ucsd.edu/
Click on the Account tab
You should see a preferred name and personal pronoun line, click the Change button on this line.
Make updates to your preferred name, personal pronoun or both and click Update Preferred Name button.
*For Pronouns you have the option to choose from a list or type in your own.
These changes will flow into Canvas during the next data refresh which occur multiple times a day.
Instructors can update their preferred name in UC Path using these directions: Add a Preferred Name to UC Path.
After you have updated your UC Path account please let your Program Manager know so they can update your records within the systems that flow into Canvas and Instructorlink.
If you have any questions about UC Path or updating your name please reach out to your Program Manager.