New SU I.D. Cards Allow Students, Faculty and Staff to Use Their Preferred Name

This fall, the Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services Office is debuting a new SU I.D. card design. Behind the new design is a new system—one that allows University community members to choose to use their preferred name on their SU I.D.

The ability to use preferred names on SU I.D. cards comes after years of work by the Pronoun, Gender and Preferred Name Advisory Council (PGPNAC). The council, led by Jenny Gluck, associate chief information officer, and Jorge A. Castillo, director of the LBGT Resource Center, has been active since its inception in June 2018. It was formed in response to Long-Term Recommendation #32 from the March 11, 2016, Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity Inclusion Final Report. The report affirmed that the University, “Expand (its) Preferred Name/MySlice process for choice of gender pronouns, email display names, ID cards, and issues related to Blackboard and other relevant platforms.”

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