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Preferred/Chosen First Name

Tribe Card Services has adopted William & Mary's policy on Preferred Name, Gender Identity and Personal Pronouns as it relates to the printing of a Tribe Card. 

Beginning July 1, 2022 if a student or employee has a Preferred/Chosen First Name listed in the Personal Info tab in Banner self-service or at, that first name is the default name printed on a Tribe Card. 

This option is available only for first names. In order to maintain identity verification, last names must match all submitted government issued IDs. 

Do you need your legal first name listed on your Tribe Card for additional proof of identity? Leave the Preferred Name field blank in Banner self-serve until your card is printed. Once your card has been processed, you can update your record to include your Preferred/Chosen Name.

Please allow up to 24 hours for the systems to update prior to requesting a card.