Graduate Records - Update Your Graduate Details
It is University policy that the name in which an alumnus was first admitted to an award of the University/College, is the name in which all subsequent awards will be made.
An graduates name and date of birth is normally that as recorded at the point of admission to Trinity College Dublin on the basis of their CAO / PAC application or direct entry application form, as appropriate.
Prior to conferring, a candidate for award may apply to have their name and/or date of birth changed or corrected no later than after the end of the second week of Hilary Term in the student’s final year using the prescribed form.
Duplicate parchments / testimonials will be issued only in the full name in which the alumnus was admitted to an award.
Alumni who wish to change the name in which they were admitted to an award, must submit a request in writing to the Graduate Records Office for consideration by the University Senate. Such requests should provide the following:
- Full name (forename[s] and surname) in which award(s) made
- Date of birth
- Awards obtained from the University of Dublin / Trinity College
- Year(s) in which award(s) made
- Current address
- Previous address (for verification purposes)
Any request for a change or correction to a name or date of birth in the record of an graduate must be supported by official documentation, such as:
- valid passport
- birth certificate
- marriage certificate
- certificate of name-change by deed poll
The name of an graduates may not include official titles (eg, Honourable, Lord, Lady, Prince etc.) initials, brackets, or adjuncts (eg, Jnr, Snr, 3rd etc).
Graduates may notify the University’s Graduate Records Office of changes to their personal details (other than name or date of birth – see above) by completing and submitting the web form presented below. Records will be updated normally within 2 working days of notification.