- Log into VIP and get to the Main Menu page.
- Select the Personal link from the left menu bar.
- Select the Show Me button associated with the Online Directory Data and Alias link.
- Your official university directory information will appear below. Select the Go to Update Form button.
- On the screen that appears, change your Preferred Name to what you want displayed in the address book. (Ex. If my name currently displays as JOAN DOE, I could add JOAN M. to the Preferred Name box to make my directory name display as JOAN M. DOE).
- Click the Update button.
- Allow 24 hours for the update to appear in the address book.